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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 147 107 62.0 50.6-72.2 13 19.3 10.9-31.7 7 5.7 1.9-15.7 8 5.8 2.2-14.6 12 7.2 3.8-13.3
GENDER
Male 77 48 53.8 39.4-67.5 9 22.6 11.5-39.7 4 7.0 1.8-23.2 5 7.4 2.3-21.3 11 9.3 4.7-17.4
Female 70 59 77.2 60.9-88.0 4 13.1 4.8-31.3 3 3.4 1.0-10.7 3 2.8 0.8- 8.7 1 3.5 0.5-21.0
RACE
White 135 98 62.3 50.6-72.7 12 18.0 10.0-30.2 6 5.8 1.8-17.4 8 6.5 2.4-16.3 11 7.4 3.8-14.1
Other 11 8 56.6 19.4-87.6 1 31.6 5.4-78.9 1 5.5 0.7-32.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 6.3 0.8-36.3
AGE
18-44 73 51 56.5 41.1-70.7 7 21.8 10.4-40.0 5 7.7 2.2-23.8 4 6.1 1.5-21.8 6 8.0 3.4-17.7
45+ 74 56 71.2 57.4-81.9 6 15.1 6.8-30.2 2 2.5 0.6-10.1 4 5.3 1.9-13.8 6 6.0 2.6-13.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 68 45 54.5 37.8-70.2 5 20.0 8.1-41.5 4 8.0 1.9-28.1 4 7.7 2.0-25.6 10 9.9 4.8-19.2
Some College + 79 62 70.1 56.3-80.9 8 18.5 9.4-33.1 3 3.3 1.0- 9.9 4 3.8 1.4-10.0 2 4.4 1.1-16.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 71 47 53.5 37.4-68.8 7 21.5 9.9-40.5 3 7.7 1.6-29.8 6 10.1 3.3-27.0 8 7.3 3.3-15.3
$50,000+ 59 48 74.8 59.3-85.7 4 11.2 4.1-27.2 2 2.9 0.7-11.0 1 1.6 0.2-10.5 4 9.6 3.5-23.3

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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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