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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell County

Alcohol Consumption

Considering all types of alcoholic beverages, how many times during the past 30 days did you have 5 or more drinks on an occasion?*

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  Total
Respond.^
None Once Twice 3-7 times 8-30 times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,631 4,556 79.6 78.2-80.9 396 7.5 6.6- 8.4 222 4.0 3.4- 4.7 310 6.1 5.4- 7.0 147 2.9 2.4- 3.5
-Iredell County 165 128 78.5 70.9-84.5 22 13.5 8.7-20.5 8 4.6 2.2- 9.3 5 2.3 0.9- 5.8 2 1.1 0.3- 4.7
GENDER
Male 80 58 76.1 65.4-84.3 12 14.3 8.0-24.3 5 5.1 2.0-12.1 3 2.6 0.8- 8.4 2 1.9 0.4- 7.8
Female 85 70 81.9 70.5-89.5 10 12.4 6.1-23.4 3 3.8 1.1-12.2 2 1.9 0.4- 7.8 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 145 113 78.3 70.0-84.7 20 14.1 8.8-21.8 6 4.6 2.0-10.0 4 1.8 0.6- 4.8 2 1.3 0.3- 5.5
Other 19 14 78.9 54.9-92.0 2 10.4 2.5-34.7 2 4.9 1.1-18.8 1 5.7 0.8-31.7 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 71 48 67.4 54.4-78.1 16 23.3 14.1-36.0 4 5.1 1.8-13.6 2 2.6 0.6-10.5 1 1.7 0.2-10.8
45+ 93 79 87.6 79.1-92.9 6 5.4 2.2-12.6 4 4.2 1.5-11.2 3 2.1 0.6- 6.7 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 55 41 75.4 61.2-85.6 11 19.5 10.5-33.3 1 2.0 0.3-13.2 2 3.0 0.7-12.3 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 110 87 80.3 71.1-87.1 11 9.9 5.1-18.1 7 6.2 2.8-12.9 3 1.9 0.6- 5.9 2 1.8 0.4- 7.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 70 48 66.5 53.1-77.7 14 23.0 13.5-36.5 4 4.9 1.7-13.5 3 4.5 1.4-13.8 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9
$50,000+ 66 53 80.0 67.8-88.3 6 10.6 4.8-22.0 4 6.3 2.3-15.8 2 1.4 0.3- 5.8 1 1.7 0.2-11.2

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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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