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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland County

Alcohol Consumption

Considering all types of alcoholic beverages, how many times during the past 30 days did you have 5 or more drinks on an occasion?*

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  Total
Respond.^
None Once Twice 3-7 times 8-30 times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,536 5,206 74.9 73.3-76.4 582 10.3 9.4-11.4 297 5.8 5.0- 6.7 312 6.2 5.4- 7.2 139 2.8 2.2- 3.5
-Cumberland County 181 147 76.4 66.3-84.2 20 14.9 8.2-25.5 8 5.4 2.6-10.9 3 1.9 0.6- 5.9 3 1.4 0.4- 4.6
GENDER
Male 80 56 69.2 54.6-80.8 13 19.5 9.5-35.7 6 6.9 3.0-15.2 3 3.0 0.9- 9.5 2 1.4 0.3- 6.4
Female 101 91 87.8 78.1-93.6 7 7.7 3.6-15.7 2 3.1 0.7-13.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.4 0.2- 9.1
RACE
White 126 101 74.7 61.6-84.5 13 15.2 7.0-30.0 7 6.5 3.0-13.8 2 1.5 0.4- 6.2 3 2.0 0.6- 6.5
Other 55 46 80.5 65.7-89.9 7 14.1 6.5-28.0 1 2.7 0.4-16.8 1 2.7 0.4-16.8 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 98 78 75.6 61.7-85.6 11 15.3 6.9-30.6 6 6.4 2.8-14.3 2 1.7 0.4- 7.2 1 0.9 0.1- 6.4
45+ 83 69 78.4 65.4-87.4 9 13.9 6.7-26.7 2 3.2 0.8-11.9 1 2.1 0.3-13.6 2 2.4 0.5-10.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 60 49 73.0 50.6-87.7 7 20.8 7.5-46.1 3 4.4 1.3-14.0 1 1.9 0.3-12.2 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 120 97 78.2 68.3-85.6 13 11.7 6.5-20.2 5 6.1 2.5-14.1 2 1.9 0.4- 7.7 3 2.2 0.7- 7.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 96 75 71.3 55.3-83.3 14 21.1 10.2-38.6 5 6.5 2.5-15.5 1 0.7 0.1- 5.2 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9
$50,000+ 77 65 81.9 70.1-89.8 6 8.7 3.7-18.8 3 4.7 1.4-14.2 2 3.5 0.9-12.9 1 1.3 0.2- 8.5

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported drinking at least one drink in the last month.

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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