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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell County

Alcohol Consumption

One drink is equivalent to a 12 ounce beer, a 5 ounce glass of wine, or a drink with one shot of liquor.
During the past 30 days, 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 6,537 3,065 41.3 39.7-42.8 2,041 32.1 30.6-33.7 726 12.8 11.6-14.0 286 4.8 4.1- 5.6 419 9.0 8.0-10.2
-Iredell County 161 74 40.4 31.8-49.5 45 26.0 19.2-34.2 22 16.7 10.7-25.1 10 7.7 3.8-15.1 10 9.2 4.6-17.7
GENDER
Male 74 28 36.4 25.4-49.1 18 22.9 14.3-34.6 16 23.8 14.4-36.7 4 4.5 1.5-12.6 8 12.4 5.6-25.2
Female 87 46 45.6 33.0-58.7 27 30.1 20.2-42.2 6 7.3 3.0-16.6 6 11.9 4.8-26.8 2 5.1 1.2-20.0
RACE
White 138 62 40.8 31.5-50.8 36 22.0 15.5-30.3 22 19.3 12.4-28.8 8 7.2 3.1-15.6 10 10.7 5.3-20.3
Other 22 11 36.2 17.9-59.5 9 52.4 29.9-74.0 0 0.0 . - . 2 11.5 2.9-36.1 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 83 30 36.2 25.0-49.1 23 23.4 15.1-34.4 12 14.5 7.8-25.1 8 10.9 5.0-22.4 10 15.0 7.5-27.7
45+ 78 44 47.0 34.8-59.6 22 30.2 19.9-43.0 10 20.3 10.5-35.4 2 2.5 0.6-10.2 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 63 25 34.0 22.2-48.2 19 28.5 17.9-42.1 7 12.5 5.8-24.9 5 8.3 3.3-19.5 7 16.7 7.3-33.7
Some College + 98 49 45.0 33.6-56.9 26 24.2 16.0-34.9 15 19.7 11.4-31.9 5 7.3 2.5-19.4 3 3.9 1.2-11.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 70 33 45.3 31.5-59.7 16 19.0 11.0-30.8 12 22.8 12.6-37.8 6 8.7 3.8-18.6 3 4.2 1.3-12.7
$50,000+ 73 33 35.2 24.4-47.8 21 27.4 17.6-40.1 9 13.3 6.5-25.4 3 8.1 2.3-24.2 7 16.0 7.2-31.7

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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: 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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