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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson County

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, what is the largest number of drinks you had on any occasion?

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  Total
Respond.^
Only one Two Three Four Five or more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,444 1,995 26.5 25.1-27.9 1,798 25.9 24.5-27.3 1,082 18.2 17.0-19.6 445 7.5 6.7- 8.4 1,124 21.9 20.5-23.4
-Davidson County 145 41 23.1 16.3-31.7 39 20.3 14.2-28.1 18 11.7 6.7-19.6 9 6.5 3.2-12.7 38 38.4 28.0-50.0
GENDER
Male 75 15 16.9 9.6-28.0 16 15.0 8.5-25.0 10 12.8 6.2-24.6 8 9.4 4.4-18.7 26 46.0 32.0-60.6
Female 70 26 34.7 23.2-48.4 23 30.1 19.7-43.0 8 9.5 4.5-19.1 1 1.3 0.2- 8.6 12 24.4 13.3-40.4
RACE
White 132 40 25.2 17.8-34.4 35 19.5 13.6-27.3 15 11.6 6.3-20.5 8 7.0 3.4-14.1 34 36.6 26.1-48.6
Other 12 1 10.5 1.4-49.6 4 26.7 7.7-61.4 2 6.3 1.3-24.8 1 3.5 0.4-23.2 4 52.9 20.6-83.0
AGE
18-44 74 19 20.3 12.1-32.0 18 16.6 9.7-26.9 8 10.7 4.7-22.7 5 6.1 2.4-14.9 24 46.2 32.0-61.1
45+ 71 22 28.1 18.0-41.1 21 26.9 17.3-39.4 10 13.4 6.9-24.4 4 7.3 2.6-18.7 14 24.3 14.1-38.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 66 22 26.8 16.1-41.1 12 12.1 5.9-23.2 6 11.1 4.2-26.0 3 3.3 1.0-10.6 23 46.7 30.7-63.4
Some College + 79 19 19.4 11.9-30.0 27 28.6 19.3-40.1 12 12.2 6.6-21.6 6 9.8 4.3-21.0 15 29.9 18.3-44.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 70 20 21.0 12.3-33.4 19 19.8 11.4-32.4 3 7.3 1.9-24.8 4 4.7 1.6-13.0 24 47.2 31.7-63.2
$50,000+ 58 15 22.9 13.3-36.5 18 24.4 15.1-37.0 10 14.3 7.3-26.1 5 10.9 4.4-24.3 10 27.4 15.0-44.9

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*This question 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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