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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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 6,173 84 1.1 0.8- 1.6 1,703 28.9 27.2-30.7 1,900 32.5 30.7-34.4 1,856 30.0 28.3-31.8 630 7.4 6.7- 8.3
-Cabarrus County 147 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3 55 38.8 28.1-50.7 39 22.1 14.9-31.4 34 27.5 17.8-39.9 18 11.4 6.6-18.9
GENDER
Male 72 1 0.4 0.0- 2.5 19 23.5 13.7-37.3 18 22.1 13.2-34.7 21 37.3 22.6-54.8 13 16.7 8.8-29.4
Female 75 0 0.0 . - . 36 55.7 39.1-71.0 21 22.1 12.0-37.1 13 16.6 8.1-31.0 5 5.6 2.1-14.1
RACE
White 129 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 41 34.8 23.3-48.3 37 23.0 15.2-33.3 33 30.4 19.5-44.0 17 11.6 6.6-19.6
Other 17 0 0.0 . - . 13 64.5 36.0-85.5 2 16.5 4.0-48.4 1 8.2 1.1-40.8 1 10.8 1.6-48.1
AGE
18-44 52 0 0.0 . - . 24 44.7 27.6-63.1 14 23.1 12.4-38.9 11 26.0 12.2-47.0 3 6.2 1.8-19.0
45+ 95 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 31 31.4 22.0-42.8 25 20.8 13.6-30.4 23 29.4 19.0-42.3 15 18.0 10.5-29.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 40 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0 13 34.3 19.3-53.4 11 22.0 11.4-38.1 7 22.6 9.0-46.5 8 20.2 9.4-38.3
Some College + 106 0 0.0 . - . 42 40.2 27.4-54.5 28 22.2 13.9-33.6 26 28.5 17.2-43.4 10 9.0 4.4-17.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 50 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9 23 51.5 34.7-68.0 11 19.9 9.5-36.9 9 19.4 9.2-36.6 6 8.5 3.3-20.0
$50,000+ 84 0 0.0 . - . 28 34.1 20.6-50.7 23 21.7 12.9-34.2 22 31.3 18.2-48.2 11 12.9 6.6-23.8

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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 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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