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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson County

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, how many days per week or per month did you have at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage?*

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  Total
Respond.^
No drinks 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,629 64 0.9 0.7- 1.3 2,124 32.7 31.2-34.3 2,051 31.6 30.1-33.1 1,802 27.4 26.0-28.9 588 7.3 6.6- 8.1
-Davidson County 148 0 0.0 . - . 64 44.7 34.7-55.2 35 26.2 17.7-36.9 32 18.5 12.5-26.4 17 10.6 5.5-19.5
GENDER
Male 80 0 0.0 . - . 31 42.7 29.7-56.8 19 25.9 15.0-40.8 16 18.3 10.7-29.5 14 13.1 6.2-25.7
Female 68 0 0.0 . - . 33 48.8 35.3-62.6 16 26.9 16.2-41.2 16 18.7 11.0-29.9 3 5.6 1.5-19.4
RACE
White 135 0 0.0 . - . 60 46.9 36.5-57.6 31 22.7 15.3-32.5 29 19.2 12.8-27.8 15 11.2 5.5-21.3
Other 12 0 0.0 . - . 3 26.7 7.3-62.7 4 51.4 19.5-82.2 3 14.5 3.7-42.6 2 7.4 1.5-30.4
AGE
18-44 74 0 0.0 . - . 36 47.4 33.4-61.8 18 28.4 16.6-44.0 12 12.4 6.6-22.1 8 11.8 4.8-26.2
45+ 74 0 0.0 . - . 28 40.2 28.3-53.4 17 22.4 13.7-34.5 20 28.9 18.2-42.5 9 8.5 4.3-16.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 70 0 0.0 . - . 29 46.8 31.5-62.8 16 27.4 15.1-44.6 11 8.9 4.5-16.9 14 16.8 7.9-32.3
Some College + 78 0 0.0 . - . 35 42.5 30.7-55.3 19 24.9 14.9-38.6 21 28.5 18.4-41.3 3 4.1 1.1-14.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 73 0 0.0 . - . 37 51.7 36.3-66.8 13 22.8 11.2-40.9 10 10.3 5.0-19.9 13 15.1 6.6-31.1
$50,000+ 58 0 0.0 . - . 19 27.3 17.2-40.3 18 34.0 21.2-49.8 18 31.6 19.8-46.3 3 7.1 2.2-20.7

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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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