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2009 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 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
-Catawba County 135 62 32.1 23.3-42.4 44 31.8 22.6-42.6 11 8.2 4.2-15.3 5 4.5 1.7-11.6 13 23.4 11.4-42.0
GENDER
Male 74 25 21.5 12.9-33.6 21 25.8 15.6-39.6 11 12.3 6.2-23.0 4 5.4 1.7-15.7 13 35.0 18.2-56.6
Female 61 37 53.5 39.2-67.3 23 43.7 30.1-58.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.8 0.4-17.3 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 126 58 33.9 25.7-43.3 41 35.4 26.3-45.7 11 9.7 5.1-17.7 5 5.4 2.0-13.5 11 15.6 8.2-27.7
Other 8 3 20.7 3.8-63.0 3 12.2 2.2-46.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 67.1 23.2-93.2
AGE
18-44 28 5 13.9 5.1-32.7 14 31.0 15.1-53.1 1 2.8 0.4-18.2 3 9.4 2.7-27.9 5 42.9 18.2-71.7
45+ 107 57 43.7 33.8-54.1 30 32.3 22.9-43.4 10 11.6 6.0-21.4 2 1.4 0.3- 6.1 8 11.0 5.4-21.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 41 18 27.6 13.5-48.2 12 19.4 8.9-37.3 4 6.8 1.8-22.2 2 5.8 1.2-23.9 5 40.4 16.1-70.6
Some College + 94 44 35.0 25.7-45.6 32 39.5 28.9-51.2 7 9.1 4.3-18.2 3 3.7 1.1-12.2 8 12.7 6.2-24.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 52 30 38.1 20.1-60.2 14 19.2 9.3-35.4 5 8.7 2.8-23.9 0 0.0 . - . 3 34.0 11.1-67.9
$50,000+ 72 25 25.6 17.0-36.6 28 41.5 29.7-54.4 5 7.6 3.1-17.3 4 7.6 2.7-19.3 10 17.8 9.4-31.3

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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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