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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union County

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, how many days per week or per month did you have at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage?*

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  Total
Respond.^
No drinks 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,629 64 0.9 0.7- 1.3 2,124 32.7 31.2-34.3 2,051 31.6 30.1-33.1 1,802 27.4 26.0-28.9 588 7.3 6.6- 8.1
-Union County 139 0 0.0 . - . 39 26.9 19.2-36.2 60 45.2 35.7-55.0 32 22.4 15.2-31.7 8 5.6 2.6-11.7
GENDER
Male 69 0 0.0 . - . 15 24.4 14.4-38.1 30 46.6 33.8-59.8 19 22.6 13.8-34.7 5 6.5 2.5-15.9
Female 70 0 0.0 . - . 24 30.5 19.8-43.7 30 43.2 29.9-57.7 13 22.0 11.4-38.1 3 4.3 1.2-14.5
RACE
White 124 0 0.0 . - . 32 23.8 16.6-32.9 54 45.2 35.3-55.5 30 24.4 16.4-34.7 8 6.6 3.1-13.7
Other 15 0 0.0 . - . 7 43.4 18.8-71.8 6 45.2 20.2-73.0 2 11.4 2.4-40.7 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 71 0 0.0 . - . 22 28.6 18.4-41.5 33 47.2 34.5-60.2 14 20.6 11.5-34.1 2 3.6 0.9-13.3
45+ 66 0 0.0 . - . 17 24.7 14.8-38.2 26 42.4 29.3-56.7 18 26.5 16.6-39.3 5 6.5 2.6-15.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 42 0 0.0 . - . 15 29.4 16.9-46.0 17 51.0 34.0-67.7 6 11.6 4.6-26.4 4 8.0 2.7-20.9
Some College + 97 0 0.0 . - . 24 25.7 16.6-37.5 43 42.5 31.6-54.3 26 27.3 17.9-39.2 4 4.5 1.5-12.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 53 0 0.0 . - . 16 26.3 15.3-41.4 21 42.4 26.9-59.5 12 24.3 12.0-43.1 4 7.0 2.4-18.9
$50,000+ 71 0 0.0 . - . 19 27.6 17.2-41.2 31 47.0 34.4-60.0 17 19.8 12.1-30.7 4 5.6 1.9-15.4

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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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