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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 143 113 71.9 61.4-80.4 8 5.6 2.5-11.8 5 5.6 1.9-15.0 14 13.7 7.8-23.0 3 3.3 0.9-11.8
GENDER
Male 72 47 59.7 46.0-72.1 7 8.2 3.5-17.9 3 7.4 2.2-22.5 12 19.4 10.6-32.8 3 5.3 1.4-18.1
Female 71 66 92.5 82.5-97.0 1 1.1 0.2- 7.7 2 2.4 0.6- 9.0 2 4.0 1.0-15.0 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 113 92 78.6 68.0-86.3 8 7.7 3.5-15.9 2 1.7 0.4- 7.1 9 10.4 5.0-20.3 2 1.7 0.4- 7.0
Other 30 21 54.0 32.6-74.1 0 0.0 . - . 3 15.8 4.4-43.3 5 22.5 9.0-45.8 1 7.7 1.1-38.3
AGE
18-44 77 59 66.1 51.6-78.1 3 2.1 0.7- 6.4 4 8.6 2.8-23.6 9 18.3 9.5-32.2 2 4.9 1.1-19.3
45+ 66 54 80.4 66.3-89.5 5 10.7 4.2-24.9 1 1.0 0.1- 7.1 5 6.8 2.4-18.2 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 58 40 59.0 43.0-73.4 1 0.9 0.1- 5.9 4 10.6 3.4-28.3 11 23.5 12.6-39.6 2 6.0 1.4-23.1
Some College + 85 73 83.9 72.2-91.2 7 10.0 4.4-21.1 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0 3 4.5 1.3-14.7 1 0.8 0.1- 5.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 73 51 58.8 44.1-72.1 5 6.3 2.4-15.8 5 10.6 3.7-26.7 10 18.7 9.5-33.4 2 5.6 1.3-21.6
$50,000+ 52 48 92.0 78.2-97.3 1 1.2 0.2- 8.2 0 0.0 . - . 3 6.8 1.9-21.3 0 0.0 . - .

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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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