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2009 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 5,091 1,475 23.2 21.5-25.0 1,542 27.0 25.1-28.9 856 17.0 15.3-18.8 394 9.4 8.0-10.9 824 23.5 21.2-25.9
-Catawba County 134 43 22.5 15.6-31.3 42 24.8 17.1-34.6 18 20.4 9.2-39.5 6 4.5 1.8-11.1 25 27.7 18.3-39.7
GENDER
Male 71 17 15.0 8.3-25.4 15 15.5 8.3-26.8 13 26.4 10.6-51.9 2 3.0 0.6-14.8 24 40.2 25.3-57.2
Female 63 26 36.7 24.8-50.4 27 42.6 29.5-56.8 5 9.2 3.7-21.2 4 7.4 2.6-18.9 1 4.1 0.6-23.6
RACE
White 126 40 24.4 17.5-33.1 40 27.8 19.9-37.4 17 13.6 8.2-21.6 6 5.3 2.1-12.8 23 28.9 19.5-40.5
Other 7 2 9.1 1.3-42.5 2 8.0 1.2-38.4 1 61.3 15.4-93.3 0 0.0 . - . 2 21.6 3.3-69.1
AGE
18-44 28 5 10.9 3.9-26.9 6 13.7 5.4-30.8 5 31.9 9.4-67.7 4 9.8 3.1-27.1 8 33.7 15.0-59.3
45+ 106 38 30.0 21.7-39.8 36 32.0 22.9-42.8 13 13.0 7.4-21.9 2 1.1 0.3- 4.3 17 23.9 15.2-35.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 40 17 22.8 10.9-41.8 6 9.7 3.4-24.7 6 29.8 7.8-68.3 1 4.4 0.6-26.2 10 33.2 14.8-58.8
Some College + 94 26 22.3 14.9-32.0 36 34.0 24.4-45.3 12 14.7 8.3-24.9 5 4.6 1.8-11.3 15 24.4 15.2-36.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 52 22 27.3 13.9-46.7 13 13.9 6.5-27.4 5 27.3 6.4-67.2 2 1.7 0.4- 7.2 10 29.8 13.3-53.9
$50,000+ 72 15 16.8 10.0-26.9 25 31.1 20.8-43.7 13 17.1 9.8-28.2 4 6.7 2.3-17.9 15 28.2 17.6-42.0

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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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