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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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 5,188 2,488 40.8 38.6-43.0 1,623 30.6 28.6-32.7 535 12.1 10.7-13.7 203 4.9 3.8- 6.3 339 11.6 9.7-13.8
-Cabarrus County 138 73 48.4 37.9-59.1 37 24.7 17.0-34.4 12 10.9 5.8-19.7 9 7.1 3.4-14.3 7 8.8 3.6-20.2
GENDER
Male 68 31 43.1 28.9-58.5 18 24.2 14.1-38.3 10 16.1 8.0-29.7 4 6.4 2.2-17.3 5 10.2 3.4-26.9
Female 70 42 56.5 41.9-70.0 19 25.5 15.5-38.9 2 3.1 0.8-11.8 5 8.2 3.0-20.6 2 6.7 1.3-28.0
RACE
White 118 64 48.9 37.5-60.4 31 23.0 15.6-32.6 9 11.0 5.3-21.3 7 6.2 2.6-14.2 7 11.0 4.5-24.4
Other 19 9 47.8 23.1-73.6 5 29.9 10.4-60.9 3 11.1 3.0-33.7 2 11.2 2.7-36.5 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 63 29 46.4 32.4-61.0 14 20.2 11.3-33.6 9 14.2 6.9-26.7 5 6.9 2.7-16.8 6 12.3 4.8-28.3
45+ 75 44 52.6 39.6-65.3 23 34.0 22.7-47.4 3 4.3 1.4-12.8 4 7.5 2.3-21.6 1 1.5 0.2-10.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 43 17 39.5 22.9-59.1 10 25.2 11.9-45.6 8 19.2 9.2-35.8 6 10.6 4.1-24.8 2 5.4 1.3-19.6
Some College + 95 56 53.0 39.9-65.7 27 24.5 16.0-35.5 4 6.7 2.1-19.6 3 5.3 1.7-15.7 5 10.6 3.6-27.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 49 26 48.3 30.5-66.5 10 22.2 10.0-42.3 6 12.3 5.0-27.3 4 6.9 2.1-20.7 3 10.3 2.8-31.2
$50,000+ 71 36 43.1 29.6-57.7 23 28.6 18.2-41.9 5 11.5 4.4-26.7 3 6.8 2.1-19.8 4 10.1 2.9-29.7

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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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