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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell County

Alcohol Consumption

Binge Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 17,087 15,756 89.5 88.7-90.1 1,331 10.5 9.9-11.3
-Iredell County 402 358 85.7 80.5-89.7 44 14.3 10.3-19.5
GENDER
Male 157 125 78.7 70.2-85.3 32 21.3 14.7-29.8
Female 245 233 93.2 86.9-96.6 12 6.8 3.4-13.1
RACE
White 342 301 84.1 78.2-88.6 41 15.9 11.4-21.8
Other 59 56 93.6 80.2-98.2 3 6.4 1.8-19.8
AGE
18-44 170 140 80.5 72.2-86.7 30 19.5 13.3-27.8
45+ 232 218 92.1 86.0-95.7 14 7.9 4.3-14.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 197 178 86.6 78.9-91.8 19 13.4 8.2-21.1
Some College + 205 180 84.8 77.2-90.2 25 15.2 9.8-22.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 219 198 88.7 82.2-93.0 21 11.3 7.0-17.8
$50,000+ 124 106 80.4 69.4-88.1 18 19.6 11.9-30.6

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*Binge drinkers--adults having five or more drinks on one occasion.

^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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