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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston 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
-Johnston County 127 48 29.9 21.5-39.9 43 35.4 25.3-47.1 22 22.1 12.7-35.7 5 3.5 1.2- 9.6 9 9.1 4.6-17.0
GENDER
Male 66 17 20.6 11.8-33.5 22 34.5 21.1-51.0 15 27.5 14.2-46.5 4 4.7 1.4-14.3 8 12.6 6.0-24.5
Female 61 31 46.7 33.4-60.4 21 37.1 24.9-51.3 7 12.3 5.5-25.2 1 1.3 0.2- 9.0 1 2.6 0.4-16.0
RACE
White 113 44 31.0 21.9-41.8 39 37.4 26.4-49.9 19 22.1 12.0-37.1 4 2.1 0.8- 5.7 7 7.4 3.4-15.4
Other 14 4 19.9 6.2-48.2 4 18.3 6.0-43.9 3 22.3 6.8-52.9 1 15.9 2.4-59.8 2 23.6 6.0-59.9
AGE
18-44 69 20 21.1 12.7-33.0 25 37.6 24.1-53.4 15 27.3 14.3-45.8 3 3.7 0.9-13.5 6 10.2 4.5-21.7
45+ 57 28 48.1 33.7-62.9 17 30.1 18.5-44.9 7 11.9 5.4-24.2 2 3.2 0.8-12.0 3 6.8 2.1-20.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 55 17 24.2 13.4-39.6 18 30.0 17.2-46.9 15 36.6 19.8-57.4 2 2.1 0.5- 8.3 3 7.1 2.2-21.0
Some College + 72 31 35.0 23.6-48.5 25 40.4 26.7-55.8 7 8.9 3.9-18.9 3 4.8 1.3-16.8 6 10.8 4.7-22.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 51 19 23.4 12.8-38.8 14 31.3 15.5-53.0 12 35.0 16.9-58.9 2 2.0 0.5- 8.1 4 8.3 2.9-21.2
$50,000+ 62 26 39.5 27.2-53.3 23 36.9 25.0-50.5 9 14.7 7.5-26.8 1 1.3 0.2- 8.9 3 7.6 2.3-22.4

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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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