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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell County

Alcohol Consumption

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 6,629 64 0.9 0.7- 1.3 2,124 32.7 31.2-34.3 2,051 31.6 30.1-33.1 1,802 27.4 26.0-28.9 588 7.3 6.6- 8.1
-Iredell County 167 2 1.6 0.4- 6.2 53 31.1 23.2-40.2 62 36.7 28.7-45.5 38 24.7 17.5-33.6 12 5.9 3.3-10.5
GENDER
Male 80 2 2.7 0.7-10.4 20 23.1 14.7-34.4 31 38.0 27.2-50.2 22 31.8 21.1-44.8 5 4.4 1.8-10.6
Female 87 0 0.0 . - . 33 42.3 29.6-56.1 31 34.8 23.9-47.7 16 14.8 8.7-24.1 7 8.1 3.7-16.7
RACE
White 143 1 0.8 0.1- 5.7 41 29.8 21.4-39.9 53 35.0 26.6-44.5 36 27.4 19.4-37.3 12 6.9 3.8-12.2
Other 23 1 6.5 0.9-34.3 11 37.3 18.9-60.3 9 48.3 26.8-70.5 2 7.9 1.5-32.3 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 88 2 2.5 0.6- 9.6 32 36.5 25.5-49.0 31 34.3 24.2-46.2 19 22.6 13.8-34.8 4 4.1 1.5-10.6
45+ 79 0 0.0 . - . 21 21.8 13.8-32.8 31 40.7 28.9-53.8 19 28.3 17.7-42.0 8 9.1 4.4-17.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 66 1 2.1 0.3-13.3 22 31.0 19.9-44.8 25 38.7 26.2-52.9 11 19.7 10.1-35.1 7 8.5 4.0-17.3
Some College + 101 1 1.2 0.2- 8.3 31 31.1 20.9-43.6 37 35.2 25.3-46.6 27 28.3 19.0-40.0 5 4.1 1.6-10.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 76 2 3.6 0.9-13.5 25 34.1 22.1-48.6 25 28.6 18.5-41.3 16 24.6 14.4-38.7 8 9.2 4.4-18.0
$50,000+ 73 0 0.0 . - . 25 31.3 20.5-44.6 28 40.3 28.1-53.8 17 24.9 14.6-39.0 3 3.5 1.1-10.7

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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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