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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 170 76 40.5 31.9-49.7 53 27.0 19.3-36.3 20 11.0 6.5-18.0 8 6.6 3.0-13.6 13 15.0 8.2-25.8
GENDER
Male 86 32 33.2 22.7-45.6 26 25.2 15.2-38.8 13 12.5 6.4-22.9 4 7.2 2.7-17.8 11 21.9 11.7-37.3
Female 84 44 52.9 40.7-64.7 27 30.1 20.2-42.1 7 8.4 3.6-18.6 4 5.4 1.6-16.7 2 3.2 0.7-13.1
RACE
White 147 66 41.6 32.5-51.4 47 30.5 21.6-41.0 20 13.9 8.2-22.5 6 5.1 2.0-12.2 8 8.9 4.3-17.5
Other 22 10 36.8 17.7-61.2 5 12.8 4.6-31.0 0 0.0 . - . 2 12.1 3.0-38.2 5 38.3 16.0-66.9
AGE
18-44 57 20 31.7 19.7-46.6 17 25.2 13.5-42.2 7 8.6 3.7-18.9 5 11.4 4.8-25.0 8 23.0 11.0-41.9
45+ 111 55 49.2 38.9-59.6 35 28.7 20.5-38.6 13 13.4 6.8-24.5 3 1.7 0.5- 5.5 5 7.0 2.9-15.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 61 26 33.9 21.8-48.5 15 25.5 13.0-43.9 7 13.2 5.7-27.5 5 9.8 3.7-23.4 8 17.6 8.7-32.5
Some College + 109 50 45.6 34.3-57.3 38 28.1 19.9-38.2 13 9.3 4.8-17.1 3 4.1 1.1-13.6 5 12.9 4.6-31.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 76 31 33.6 22.0-47.6 22 26.6 14.9-42.9 9 11.3 4.9-24.1 5 6.1 2.1-16.4 9 22.4 10.8-40.9
$50,000+ 81 38 48.2 36.4-60.2 28 28.7 19.7-39.9 9 9.3 4.5-18.4 2 5.4 1.4-19.2 4 8.3 3.1-20.1

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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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