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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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 6,076 4,729 70.1 68.1-72.1 506 11.9 10.6-13.5 284 5.6 4.7- 6.7 392 9.0 7.7-10.6 165 3.3 2.6- 4.1
-Cabarrus County 146 115 73.4 61.0-83.0 7 4.0 1.8- 8.9 9 8.1 3.9-16.2 11 11.9 4.9-26.3 4 2.5 0.7- 8.1
GENDER
Male 71 49 57.8 41.2-72.9 2 2.7 0.6-11.6 6 12.6 5.4-26.6 10 22.1 9.4-43.8 4 4.8 1.4-15.0
Female 75 66 90.5 80.6-95.6 5 5.5 2.1-13.5 3 3.3 0.8-12.8 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 129 100 72.4 58.8-82.9 6 3.4 1.5- 7.9 9 9.3 4.4-18.4 10 12.0 4.5-28.4 4 2.8 0.8- 9.2
Other 16 14 79.8 46.5-94.7 1 8.7 1.2-42.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 11.5 1.7-50.1 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 52 38 68.0 48.1-83.0 2 1.8 0.4- 7.9 5 11.2 4.5-25.5 6 16.5 5.3-40.7 1 2.5 0.3-15.9
45+ 94 77 80.3 69.4-88.0 5 6.9 2.7-16.4 4 4.2 1.4-12.0 5 6.1 2.4-14.6 3 2.4 0.7- 8.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 39 29 76.8 59.5-88.2 1 2.7 0.4-17.0 2 2.4 0.5-10.1 4 12.9 4.8-30.4 3 5.1 1.5-16.2
Some College + 106 85 72.4 57.2-83.8 6 4.4 1.8-10.4 7 9.7 4.4-20.0 7 11.7 3.8-30.9 1 1.8 0.3-11.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 50 39 70.4 52.0-83.9 3 6.4 1.9-19.3 3 9.0 2.4-28.3 3 8.3 2.7-22.9 2 6.0 1.1-27.3
$50,000+ 83 65 73.3 56.0-85.5 4 3.5 1.2-10.1 5 8.1 3.2-19.3 8 14.6 5.0-35.5 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5

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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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