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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson County

Alcohol Consumption

One drink is equivalent to a 12 ounce beer, a 5 ounce glass of wine, or a drink with one shot of liquor.
During the past 30 days, on the days when you drank, about how many drinks did you drink on the average?*

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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 6,537 3,065 41.3 39.7-42.8 2,041 32.1 30.6-33.7 726 12.8 11.6-14.0 286 4.8 4.1- 5.6 419 9.0 8.0-10.2
-Davidson County 149 60 33.0 24.9-42.2 42 27.8 19.7-37.7 18 14.0 8.0-23.4 7 3.3 1.5- 7.4 22 21.9 13.4-33.6
GENDER
Male 79 26 25.9 16.9-37.5 19 27.5 16.8-41.6 10 14.5 6.8-28.2 5 4.1 1.6-10.4 19 28.0 16.4-43.6
Female 70 34 46.2 33.1-59.7 23 28.4 18.5-41.0 8 13.0 6.0-25.9 2 1.9 0.4- 7.9 3 10.5 3.2-29.8
RACE
White 135 58 36.4 27.6-46.1 35 24.4 16.7-34.1 15 14.5 7.9-25.1 7 3.9 1.7- 8.6 20 20.9 12.6-32.6
Other 13 2 13.0 2.5-46.9 7 51.9 20.0-82.3 2 5.6 1.2-22.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 29.5 6.1-72.8
AGE
18-44 74 25 25.4 16.2-37.5 21 27.0 16.4-41.2 11 16.3 7.9-30.6 4 3.4 1.1- 9.7 13 27.8 15.6-44.7
45+ 75 35 45.4 33.2-58.1 21 29.1 18.5-42.6 7 10.2 4.6-20.9 3 3.3 1.0-10.3 9 12.1 6.0-23.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 69 25 29.8 18.7-43.9 13 16.9 8.2-31.7 11 17.5 8.0-33.8 5 3.8 1.5- 9.7 15 32.0 17.8-50.5
Some College + 80 35 36.1 25.6-48.2 29 38.6 26.8-51.8 7 10.5 4.7-21.8 2 2.9 0.7-11.2 7 11.9 5.4-24.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 71 23 25.2 15.5-38.2 20 27.1 15.8-42.4 9 15.8 6.6-33.3 4 3.5 1.2- 9.6 15 28.4 15.5-46.2
$50,000+ 61 30 43.0 30.1-57.0 19 33.3 20.7-48.8 6 12.8 5.6-26.5 2 3.6 0.9-13.7 4 7.3 2.7-18.4

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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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