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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 171 132 69.6 58.8-78.5 14 8.2 4.5-14.4 7 4.3 1.7-10.4 13 11.1 5.5-21.1 5 6.9 2.4-18.2
GENDER
Male 88 68 69.4 55.1-80.7 7 6.8 2.9-14.8 1 2.7 0.4-16.8 7 10.1 4.6-20.9 5 11.0 3.9-27.5
Female 83 64 69.8 52.9-82.7 7 10.5 4.5-22.7 6 6.9 2.8-15.7 6 12.8 3.6-36.1 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 148 115 72.8 61.8-81.6 13 8.9 4.8-15.8 6 3.2 1.3- 7.6 11 11.6 5.3-23.6 3 3.5 1.1-10.4
Other 22 16 56.2 29.9-79.4 1 5.5 0.8-31.1 1 8.5 1.2-41.8 2 9.4 2.1-33.7 2 20.4 4.3-59.5
AGE
18-44 58 38 59.1 42.3-74.0 9 12.7 6.2-24.3 2 3.9 0.7-18.0 6 14.0 5.2-32.5 3 10.3 2.8-31.1
45+ 111 92 81.0 70.9-88.2 5 3.2 1.2- 8.0 5 4.7 1.8-11.8 7 8.0 3.5-17.1 2 3.1 0.8-11.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 61 46 71.9 56.5-83.5 3 5.7 1.6-18.4 3 3.2 0.9-11.3 5 10.7 4.1-25.4 4 8.5 3.1-20.9
Some College + 110 86 68.0 53.0-80.0 11 9.9 5.1-18.4 4 5.0 1.5-15.6 8 11.4 4.2-27.1 1 5.7 0.8-30.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 74 55 66.2 49.4-79.7 5 6.1 2.1-16.6 5 7.1 2.3-19.9 7 12.1 5.2-25.7 2 8.5 1.7-33.8
$50,000+ 82 65 76.1 63.8-85.1 8 11.2 5.4-21.9 2 2.1 0.5- 8.2 4 4.2 1.5-11.3 3 6.4 2.1-17.9

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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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