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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 138 109 74.3 64.7-82.0 19 17.3 10.9-26.4 4 2.7 0.9- 7.4 4 3.8 1.4-10.0 2 1.9 0.5- 7.4
GENDER
Male 68 46 65.6 52.2-76.9 14 21.5 12.5-34.4 3 4.2 1.3-12.3 3 5.5 1.7-15.9 2 3.3 0.8-12.3
Female 70 63 86.3 71.8-93.9 5 11.6 4.5-26.5 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4 1 1.5 0.2-10.2 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 123 99 75.1 64.8-83.1 15 15.8 9.3-25.4 3 2.3 0.7- 7.7 4 4.5 1.7-11.8 2 2.3 0.6- 8.7
Other 15 10 70.1 41.0-88.8 4 25.4 8.5-55.5 1 4.5 0.6-26.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 71 49 67.7 54.6-78.5 14 21.5 12.5-34.4 3 3.0 0.9- 9.9 3 4.9 1.5-14.3 2 2.9 0.7-11.0
45+ 66 59 86.5 74.2-93.5 5 9.5 4.0-21.0 1 2.1 0.3-13.5 1 1.9 0.3-12.1 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 42 32 69.9 51.2-83.8 7 21.8 9.9-41.4 1 2.3 0.3-14.6 2 6.0 1.5-21.2 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 96 77 76.3 64.9-84.8 12 15.2 8.5-25.8 3 2.9 0.8- 9.4 2 2.8 0.7-11.2 2 2.8 0.7-10.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 54 46 82.9 66.7-92.2 6 14.0 5.7-30.4 1 0.7 0.1- 5.1 1 2.4 0.3-15.1 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 69 51 68.1 54.3-79.3 11 19.9 11.0-33.5 2 3.1 0.8-11.6 3 5.4 1.7-15.9 2 3.5 0.9-12.9

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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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