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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell County

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, what is the largest number of drinks you had on any occasion?

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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 6,444 1,995 26.5 25.1-27.9 1,798 25.9 24.5-27.3 1,082 18.2 17.0-19.6 445 7.5 6.7- 8.4 1,124 21.9 20.5-23.4
-Iredell County 161 52 26.8 19.6-35.4 45 26.3 19.4-34.6 21 12.4 7.6-19.4 12 8.1 4.3-14.7 31 26.5 18.6-36.1
GENDER
Male 75 14 17.5 10.2-28.4 21 27.5 17.9-39.8 8 10.1 4.6-20.7 8 10.7 5.0-21.5 24 34.2 23.1-47.4
Female 86 38 38.8 26.8-52.3 24 24.8 16.1-36.0 13 15.4 8.4-26.5 4 4.7 1.6-12.7 7 16.4 7.5-32.2
RACE
White 139 43 26.5 18.8-36.1 39 25.6 18.4-34.4 17 11.5 6.7-19.0 11 8.4 4.3-15.8 29 27.9 19.4-38.4
Other 21 8 26.3 11.5-49.5 6 32.2 14.1-57.8 4 18.5 5.8-45.5 1 6.1 0.8-32.9 2 16.9 4.4-47.4
AGE
18-44 83 21 23.6 14.5-36.1 18 19.0 11.5-29.7 10 12.7 6.5-23.4 7 6.6 3.0-13.9 27 38.1 26.6-51.0
45+ 78 31 32.2 22.3-44.0 27 39.1 27.6-51.9 11 11.7 6.3-20.8 5 10.7 4.0-25.7 4 6.3 2.3-15.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 62 20 24.3 14.9-37.0 17 28.2 17.1-42.8 8 12.5 5.8-25.0 3 4.8 1.5-14.8 14 30.2 17.8-46.3
Some College + 99 32 28.5 18.9-40.6 28 25.0 16.9-35.2 13 12.2 6.5-21.8 9 10.4 5.0-20.5 17 23.8 14.7-36.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 72 29 37.1 24.5-51.8 15 19.6 11.1-32.2 9 13.7 6.2-27.7 5 7.8 3.1-18.0 14 21.8 12.6-34.9
$50,000+ 71 20 21.7 13.4-33.2 20 23.6 14.9-35.1 11 13.0 7.0-22.9 5 7.6 2.7-19.8 15 34.2 21.5-49.6

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*This question 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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
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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