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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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 6,536 5,206 74.9 73.3-76.4 582 10.3 9.4-11.4 297 5.8 5.0- 6.7 312 6.2 5.4- 7.2 139 2.8 2.2- 3.5
-Iredell County 165 121 67.8 58.3-75.9 20 12.9 7.8-20.5 9 5.7 2.8-11.0 11 9.0 4.7-16.3 4 4.7 1.5-13.6
GENDER
Male 77 45 56.5 43.8-68.3 11 13.4 7.2-23.7 8 8.1 3.9-16.2 9 13.7 6.9-25.5 4 8.2 2.7-22.5
Female 88 76 82.9 69.1-91.2 9 12.2 5.2-25.9 1 2.4 0.3-14.9 2 2.6 0.6-10.2 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 142 101 65.5 55.3-74.5 18 12.5 7.2-20.7 9 6.5 3.3-12.6 10 10.0 5.2-18.4 4 5.4 1.8-15.5
Other 22 19 81.8 53.8-94.5 2 15.9 4.1-45.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.2 0.3-14.9 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 84 54 60.6 47.8-72.1 12 15.0 8.0-26.5 5 5.7 2.3-13.4 9 11.1 5.5-21.1 4 7.7 2.5-21.1
45+ 81 67 79.2 65.9-88.2 8 9.5 4.4-19.6 4 5.6 2.0-15.2 2 5.7 1.3-21.7 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 63 44 63.4 48.2-76.3 8 13.3 6.4-25.5 2 4.1 1.0-15.0 5 8.0 3.0-19.4 4 11.3 3.8-29.4
Some College + 102 77 70.9 58.7-80.6 12 12.6 6.3-23.7 7 6.8 3.1-14.4 6 9.7 4.2-20.9 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 72 51 68.2 54.0-79.6 8 8.9 4.2-18.1 5 7.1 2.7-17.2 6 11.0 4.5-24.6 2 4.8 1.1-18.3
$50,000+ 73 55 66.3 51.4-78.6 10 17.0 8.5-31.3 2 2.2 0.5- 8.5 4 8.5 3.2-20.9 2 5.9 1.1-25.4

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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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