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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 442 301 65.8 60.4-70.8 57 13.5 10.2-17.6 43 9.5 6.8-13.1 31 7.7 5.1-11.5 10 3.5 1.8- 6.8
GENDER
Male 155 84 54.4 45.5-63.1 19 13.0 8.1-20.2 24 13.5 8.8-20.2 19 12.1 7.2-19.7 9 7.0 3.4-13.6
Female 287 217 76.0 70.1-81.0 38 13.9 10.0-19.0 19 6.0 3.6- 9.8 12 3.7 2.0- 6.9 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6
RACE
White 368 257 69.1 63.5-74.2 44 12.4 9.1-16.7 30 7.2 4.9-10.5 28 7.8 5.2-11.7 9 3.4 1.7- 6.8
Other 71 41 50.3 36.6-63.9 13 18.7 10.1-32.0 13 19.7 10.8-33.2 3 7.6 2.0-24.8 1 3.8 0.5-22.3
AGE
18-44 175 98 53.9 45.4-62.3 30 17.3 11.8-24.6 24 12.8 8.2-19.3 17 11.0 6.3-18.5 6 5.0 2.1-11.6
45+ 266 202 75.3 68.9-80.8 27 10.4 6.9-15.4 19 6.9 4.2-11.3 14 5.1 2.8- 8.9 4 2.2 0.8- 6.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 237 181 71.1 63.2-77.8 25 12.1 7.9-18.1 17 8.0 4.6-13.4 12 7.0 3.5-13.3 2 1.9 0.4- 7.9
Some College + 205 120 59.1 51.5-66.3 32 15.2 10.6-21.4 26 11.5 7.6-17.0 19 8.6 5.3-13.8 8 5.5 2.6-11.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 255 183 68.7 61.2-75.3 31 12.9 8.7-18.7 23 8.2 5.1-12.9 16 8.3 4.7-14.5 2 1.8 0.4- 7.7
$50,000+ 102 51 52.5 41.9-62.9 19 17.7 11.0-27.2 14 13.3 7.7-22.0 12 9.2 5.0-16.4 6 7.3 3.2-16.0

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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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