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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus County

Alcohol Consumption

One drink is equivalent to a 12 ounce beer, a 5 ounce glass of wine, or a drink with one shot of liquor.
During the past 30 days, on the days when you drank, about how many drinks did you drink on the average?*

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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 6,056 2,935 41.7 39.8-43.5 1,852 29.6 28.0-31.4 648 12.5 11.2-13.9 234 5.4 4.5- 6.4 387 10.9 9.3-12.6
-Cabarrus County 145 79 53.1 41.4-64.4 42 22.2 15.6-30.4 10 16.0 7.5-31.0 7 4.3 1.9- 9.5 7 4.5 1.9-10.1
GENDER
Male 70 29 41.1 27.3-56.5 22 24.2 15.0-36.6 6 19.8 7.3-43.9 6 6.2 2.6-14.3 7 8.6 3.7-19.1
Female 75 50 65.8 49.3-79.1 20 20.0 11.8-31.8 4 12.0 3.9-31.7 1 2.2 0.3-14.4 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 128 69 52.0 39.4-64.4 37 22.3 15.3-31.3 9 16.8 7.4-33.5 6 3.9 1.6- 9.2 7 5.1 2.2-11.5
Other 16 9 58.5 31.9-80.9 5 22.3 8.1-48.4 1 11.5 1.7-50.1 1 7.7 1.1-39.0 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 51 24 50.9 32.8-68.8 13 15.2 8.1-26.6 7 23.3 9.7-46.2 3 4.6 1.4-14.2 4 6.1 2.1-16.7
45+ 94 55 55.8 43.7-67.1 29 30.8 21.3-42.1 3 7.1 1.7-25.1 4 3.9 1.4-10.8 3 2.5 0.7- 8.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 39 20 53.9 35.0-71.8 9 16.3 7.9-30.7 1 10.7 1.6-46.7 5 10.7 4.2-25.0 4 8.4 2.9-22.3
Some College + 105 58 52.6 38.9-66.0 33 23.9 16.0-34.0 9 17.6 7.6-35.5 2 2.5 0.6- 9.8 3 3.4 1.0-11.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 48 30 64.9 47.7-79.0 13 21.1 11.4-35.8 1 2.9 0.4-18.0 1 1.7 0.2-11.3 3 9.4 2.5-29.4
$50,000+ 84 41 47.7 32.8-63.0 25 21.9 13.8-32.9 9 22.5 10.4-41.9 6 5.7 2.3-13.3 3 2.3 0.7- 7.4

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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 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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