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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 142 63 36.3 28.1-45.5 45 35.3 26.6-45.1 14 12.3 6.8-21.4 10 7.7 3.9-14.7 10 8.3 4.1-16.3
GENDER
Male 72 21 24.1 15.2-36.0 29 43.4 31.1-56.5 7 11.2 4.6-24.7 5 8.2 3.3-18.9 10 13.2 6.4-25.0
Female 70 42 57.5 44.2-69.8 16 21.4 12.7-33.7 7 14.3 6.7-28.1 5 6.8 2.6-16.5 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 112 50 39.4 30.1-49.5 40 40.5 30.6-51.2 9 8.4 4.1-16.2 7 6.9 3.0-15.1 6 4.8 2.0-11.3
Other 30 13 28.3 14.1-48.6 5 21.6 8.5-44.9 5 22.9 8.7-47.8 3 9.7 2.9-28.3 4 17.6 6.1-41.2
AGE
18-44 77 26 26.9 17.6-38.9 24 32.9 21.9-46.1 13 18.5 10.0-31.9 8 10.0 4.6-20.1 6 11.7 5.1-24.5
45+ 65 37 50.5 36.9-64.0 21 38.9 26.1-53.4 1 3.1 0.4-18.6 2 4.3 0.9-17.9 4 3.3 1.2- 9.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 57 19 25.0 14.7-39.1 18 36.0 22.7-51.8 7 14.9 6.3-31.4 5 8.2 3.1-19.9 8 15.9 7.4-30.9
Some College + 85 44 46.8 35.5-58.4 27 34.7 24.3-46.8 7 9.9 4.4-20.8 5 7.2 2.8-17.7 2 1.3 0.3- 5.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 72 29 29.4 19.1-42.3 23 39.5 26.7-53.9 6 11.3 4.2-27.1 7 8.1 3.5-17.8 7 11.7 5.0-24.7
$50,000+ 52 25 43.7 29.9-58.5 19 35.7 23.1-50.8 4 9.6 3.3-25.0 3 10.1 3.4-26.7 1 0.8 0.1- 5.6

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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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