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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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 5,972 1,813 25.5 24.0-27.2 1,661 24.7 23.2-26.3 965 15.3 14.1-16.6 504 9.2 8.1-10.4 1,029 25.2 23.3-27.3
-Cabarrus County 144 50 33.7 23.3-46.0 39 23.2 15.9-32.4 19 12.5 7.0-21.2 8 4.9 2.3-10.2 28 25.8 16.2-38.5
GENDER
Male 70 16 19.0 10.7-31.3 16 20.2 11.2-33.6 10 11.6 5.6-22.5 6 6.5 2.8-14.7 22 42.7 27.5-59.3
Female 74 34 50.5 33.8-67.1 23 26.6 16.1-40.6 9 13.4 5.4-29.4 2 3.1 0.6-13.7 6 6.5 2.7-14.9
RACE
White 127 42 32.3 21.1-46.1 33 22.1 14.7-32.0 19 14.2 8.0-24.1 7 4.6 2.0-10.1 26 26.7 16.2-40.7
Other 16 7 40.2 18.5-66.6 6 31.9 12.9-59.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 7.7 1.1-39.0 2 20.2 5.3-53.5
AGE
18-44 52 16 32.6 17.2-52.8 14 21.0 11.3-35.6 5 10.7 3.9-26.4 4 5.7 2.0-15.2 13 30.1 15.4-50.4
45+ 92 34 35.2 25.2-46.7 25 26.1 17.5-36.9 14 14.8 8.5-24.6 4 3.9 1.4-10.2 15 20.0 12.1-31.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 37 14 44.1 27.1-62.5 9 18.4 8.9-34.3 3 5.6 1.6-17.8 4 9.8 3.6-24.0 7 22.1 10.6-40.4
Some College + 106 35 30.9 19.1-45.9 30 24.4 15.9-35.5 16 14.1 7.6-24.8 4 3.8 1.3-10.5 21 26.8 15.5-42.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 48 20 37.6 22.8-55.1 12 26.0 13.0-45.3 5 5.4 1.9-14.0 2 2.9 0.7-11.2 9 28.1 14.7-47.1
$50,000+ 83 25 31.7 18.3-49.1 22 20.1 12.2-31.2 14 16.6 8.7-29.3 4 4.9 1.7-13.0 18 26.7 14.3-44.3

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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 cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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