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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell County

Alcohol Consumption

A drink of alcohol is 1 can or bottle of beer, 1 glass of wine, 1 can or bottle of wine cooler, 1 cocktail, or 1 shot of liquor.
During the past 30 days, how many days per week or per month did you have at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage?

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  Total
Respond.^
No drinks 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,948 9,273 58.9 57.9-59.9 1,774 12.3 11.6-13.0 1,868 13.8 13.0-14.5 1,537 11.5 10.8-12.2 496 3.6 3.2- 4.0
-Iredell County 433 265 62.1 56.7-67.2 52 12.4 9.3-16.5 58 14.1 10.7-18.3 41 8.3 6.0-11.4 17 3.1 1.8- 5.2
GENDER
Male 173 91 56.9 48.4-65.0 26 14.7 9.9-21.3 26 15.1 10.0-22.0 20 9.3 5.9-14.4 10 4.1 2.1- 7.9
Female 260 174 67.8 61.2-73.7 26 10.0 6.5-15.0 32 13.0 9.0-18.3 21 7.2 4.6-11.1 7 2.1 0.9- 4.6
RACE
White 374 225 60.8 55.0-66.4 44 11.7 8.5-15.9 51 14.6 11.0-19.3 39 9.4 6.8-13.0 15 3.4 1.9- 5.9
Other 55 37 68.6 53.2-80.7 7 15.5 7.1-30.7 7 11.4 4.6-25.3 2 2.6 0.6-11.3 2 1.9 0.5- 7.4
AGE
18-44 163 92 62.3 53.5-70.3 25 14.4 9.4-21.5 27 14.6 9.7-21.5 17 7.7 4.6-12.6 2 0.9 0.2- 4.0
45+ 265 169 61.6 54.7-68.0 26 10.7 7.1-15.8 31 13.8 9.5-19.6 24 9.0 5.9-13.3 15 5.0 2.8- 8.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 197 141 69.6 61.7-76.5 18 10.5 6.4-16.8 19 12.1 7.5-19.0 14 5.9 3.4-10.1 5 1.8 0.7- 4.6
Some College + 234 122 55.0 47.4-62.5 34 14.2 9.9-20.0 39 15.9 11.4-21.8 27 10.5 7.0-15.5 12 4.3 2.3- 8.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 207 136 70.9 63.4-77.4 22 9.6 6.0-15.1 26 10.8 7.0-16.2 15 6.1 3.5-10.4 8 2.6 1.2- 5.4
$50,000+ 123 56 46.4 37.1-55.8 17 14.4 8.8-22.7 25 21.4 14.6-30.2 21 14.5 9.4-21.8 4 3.3 1.2- 9.3

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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