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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston 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
-Johnston County 126 98 65.7 52.5-76.9 12 12.3 6.4-22.3 5 7.4 1.9-25.3 7 10.5 4.3-23.5 4 4.0 1.4-11.0
GENDER
Male 64 43 56.0 39.1-71.5 6 11.0 4.4-25.0 5 11.6 2.9-36.0 6 15.3 6.0-33.9 4 6.2 2.1-16.9
Female 62 55 83.3 66.8-92.5 6 14.7 6.1-31.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.0 0.3-12.9 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 113 89 66.4 52.0-78.3 10 12.0 5.9-22.9 5 8.2 2.1-27.4 5 9.0 3.0-23.8 4 4.4 1.5-12.1
Other 13 9 59.2 27.9-84.4 2 15.0 3.4-47.0 0 0.0 . - . 2 25.9 6.6-63.1 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 71 51 60.0 43.3-74.6 9 12.9 6.0-25.7 3 9.6 2.0-34.9 5 13.3 4.9-31.5 3 4.2 1.2-14.0
45+ 54 46 78.0 59.9-89.4 3 11.2 3.2-32.2 2 2.8 0.7-11.0 2 4.4 1.1-16.1 1 3.6 0.5-21.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 53 37 56.8 37.3-74.3 7 17.9 7.6-36.7 3 13.2 2.6-46.3 4 6.8 2.4-17.4 2 5.3 1.2-20.1
Some College + 73 61 73.5 55.8-85.9 5 7.5 3.0-17.6 2 2.4 0.6- 9.8 3 13.8 4.2-36.6 2 2.9 0.6-12.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 48 36 60.1 36.5-79.7 5 8.7 3.3-21.1 2 13.8 2.4-51.6 3 13.6 3.2-43.2 2 3.8 0.8-16.2
$50,000+ 64 54 79.6 64.8-89.3 3 4.6 1.4-14.4 3 4.1 1.3-12.6 3 8.0 2.5-23.1 1 3.6 0.5-21.4

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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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