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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 164 47 23.0 16.7-30.9 50 28.2 20.8-36.9 26 14.2 8.8-22.2 14 10.3 4.8-20.9 27 24.3 16.1-34.9
GENDER
Male 86 21 18.1 11.0-28.5 22 22.4 14.1-33.5 16 16.7 9.1-28.7 7 10.9 3.8-27.7 20 31.8 20.2-46.2
Female 78 26 31.9 21.7-44.2 28 38.7 27.1-51.8 10 9.5 5.0-17.4 7 9.2 3.9-20.3 7 10.7 4.7-22.6
RACE
White 142 41 23.3 16.5-31.8 44 29.2 21.4-38.6 22 15.8 9.4-25.2 13 11.4 5.0-24.0 22 20.3 13.2-30.0
Other 21 6 22.4 9.1-45.2 6 24.3 9.4-49.9 3 6.5 1.7-21.2 1 5.9 0.8-32.8 5 41.0 17.4-69.5
AGE
18-44 54 9 13.6 6.6-26.0 16 25.4 14.8-40.0 9 12.4 5.3-26.5 6 15.5 5.8-35.6 14 33.0 19.2-50.7
45+ 109 38 32.5 23.7-42.8 33 30.7 22.0-41.2 17 16.0 9.3-26.3 8 5.1 2.5-10.2 13 15.6 8.9-25.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 58 21 22.8 13.7-35.4 14 24.7 14.0-39.8 7 12.4 5.2-26.6 4 14.6 4.4-38.6 12 25.6 14.4-41.3
Some College + 106 26 23.2 15.1-33.9 36 30.7 21.5-41.8 19 15.5 8.6-26.2 10 7.3 3.5-14.3 15 23.4 12.9-38.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 71 22 23.2 13.9-36.1 18 21.8 12.7-34.8 10 11.3 5.1-23.4 6 13.3 4.3-34.4 15 30.4 17.1-48.0
$50,000+ 80 22 23.4 15.0-34.4 27 35.3 24.4-47.9 14 16.5 8.5-29.5 5 4.4 1.8-10.5 12 20.5 11.8-33.2

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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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