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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 172 2 1.0 0.2- 4.9 36 18.5 12.8-26.1 60 37.6 28.5-47.8 63 38.1 29.0-48.1 11 4.8 2.4- 9.3
GENDER
Male 87 0 0.0 . - . 14 14.0 7.6-24.3 25 29.3 18.4-43.2 40 50.3 37.2-63.3 8 6.5 2.9-13.8
Female 85 2 2.5 0.5-12.1 22 25.9 16.4-38.3 35 51.1 37.6-64.4 23 18.5 11.6-28.1 3 2.0 0.6- 6.4
RACE
White 149 2 1.2 0.2- 6.0 32 21.0 14.3-29.8 54 40.1 30.0-51.1 52 33.4 24.6-43.5 9 4.3 2.0- 9.2
Other 22 0 0.0 . - . 4 8.7 2.6-25.4 6 28.3 11.9-53.6 10 56.3 31.9-78.0 2 6.7 1.6-24.1
AGE
18-44 60 1 1.5 0.2- 9.9 15 18.5 10.2-31.1 21 39.7 25.2-56.4 22 38.4 24.4-54.7 1 1.9 0.3-12.4
45+ 111 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7 21 18.7 12.0-27.8 39 35.3 26.2-45.7 40 37.5 27.7-48.5 10 8.1 4.1-15.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 61 1 0.4 0.1- 3.2 16 22.1 12.8-35.5 20 40.5 25.6-57.3 20 30.8 18.7-46.2 4 6.2 2.1-17.0
Some College + 111 1 1.3 0.2- 8.9 20 16.1 9.6-25.8 40 35.7 24.9-48.2 43 43.1 31.2-55.8 7 3.8 1.7- 8.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 77 2 2.0 0.4- 9.9 20 23.3 13.9-36.4 27 36.1 22.7-52.1 25 35.4 21.9-51.8 3 3.1 0.9-10.4
$50,000+ 82 0 0.0 . - . 13 12.9 7.1-22.1 28 34.8 24.2-47.0 35 46.3 34.2-58.8 6 6.1 2.4-14.7

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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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