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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union County

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, what is the largest number of drinks you had on any occasion?

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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 6,444 1,995 26.5 25.1-27.9 1,798 25.9 24.5-27.3 1,082 18.2 17.0-19.6 445 7.5 6.7- 8.4 1,124 21.9 20.5-23.4
-Union County 138 39 25.0 17.7-34.0 50 28.4 21.0-37.1 15 13.6 7.5-23.3 10 10.6 5.5-19.3 24 22.4 14.9-32.3
GENDER
Male 68 12 17.0 8.8-30.3 24 27.8 18.1-40.0 6 10.3 4.4-22.2 8 14.3 7.0-26.9 18 30.7 19.6-44.6
Female 70 27 36.1 24.3-49.9 26 29.3 19.0-42.2 9 18.2 8.1-36.1 2 5.5 1.1-22.4 6 11.0 4.2-25.7
RACE
White 123 34 24.1 17.0-33.1 46 28.8 21.1-37.9 13 14.0 7.4-25.0 9 11.4 5.7-21.3 21 21.7 14.1-31.9
Other 15 5 29.5 9.7-62.0 4 26.4 9.4-55.4 2 11.4 2.4-40.7 1 6.5 0.9-35.3 3 26.1 7.8-59.5
AGE
18-44 71 14 18.0 10.0-30.3 24 25.0 16.2-36.4 8 16.5 8.1-30.8 8 14.4 7.1-27.1 17 26.1 16.2-39.3
45+ 66 25 38.4 26.2-52.3 26 35.1 23.5-48.6 6 7.6 3.4-16.2 2 3.4 0.9-12.7 7 15.6 6.8-31.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 43 12 24.1 13.2-39.9 16 28.9 16.7-45.2 3 11.6 3.6-31.7 3 7.6 2.4-21.8 9 27.8 14.0-47.7
Some College + 95 27 25.4 16.5-37.0 34 28.1 19.5-38.8 12 14.6 7.3-27.0 7 12.0 5.6-24.1 15 19.8 11.9-31.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 54 15 23.7 13.5-38.3 24 33.6 21.0-49.1 5 15.1 5.3-36.4 3 9.5 2.8-27.5 7 18.0 7.7-36.6
$50,000+ 69 16 22.2 12.8-35.7 22 25.4 16.2-37.5 8 13.7 6.4-26.6 6 9.7 4.3-20.7 17 29.0 18.2-42.8

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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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