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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell County

Alcohol Consumption

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 5,642 2,572 43.5 41.9-45.2 1,842 32.5 31.0-34.0 637 12.1 11.1-13.3 257 5.1 4.4- 6.0 334 6.7 5.9- 7.7
-Iredell County 165 71 46.6 38.3-55.1 53 27.6 21.0-35.4 31 18.1 12.3-25.7 4 2.4 0.8- 6.6 6 5.3 2.2-12.5
GENDER
Male 80 38 48.7 37.1-60.4 17 19.8 12.2-30.4 15 18.5 10.8-29.9 4 4.0 1.4-11.0 6 9.1 3.7-20.4
Female 85 33 43.5 32.2-55.5 36 39.0 28.4-50.7 16 17.5 10.2-28.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 146 64 47.4 38.6-56.3 47 27.1 20.2-35.2 27 17.7 11.9-25.6 3 2.3 0.7- 7.3 5 5.5 2.1-13.8
Other 18 6 38.9 17.0-66.5 6 32.3 13.7-59.1 4 21.1 5.8-53.7 1 3.0 0.4-19.4 1 4.6 0.6-27.1
AGE
18-44 70 18 30.1 19.2-43.7 29 37.1 25.8-50.1 20 24.5 15.3-36.8 1 1.9 0.3-12.4 2 6.4 1.6-22.4
45+ 94 52 59.6 48.3-69.9 24 20.1 13.2-29.5 11 13.0 6.6-24.1 3 2.8 0.8- 8.8 4 4.5 1.5-12.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 53 17 29.0 17.6-43.9 21 34.7 22.5-49.4 10 22.0 11.4-38.0 2 3.4 0.8-13.8 3 10.8 3.5-28.7
Some College + 112 54 56.8 46.7-66.3 32 23.5 16.3-32.6 21 15.8 9.9-24.2 2 1.8 0.4- 7.4 3 2.1 0.7- 6.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 69 21 35.8 23.9-49.8 24 31.2 20.6-44.2 19 25.8 16.1-38.6 2 3.4 0.8-13.9 3 3.8 1.2-11.4
$50,000+ 67 32 49.8 37.3-62.4 23 30.9 20.7-43.3 9 12.5 6.2-23.5 1 1.7 0.2-11.1 2 5.1 1.3-18.0

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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 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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