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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, have you had at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage such as beer, wine, a malt beverage, or liquor?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 17,233 6,747 42.9 41.8-43.9 10,486 57.1 56.1-58.2
-Rowan County 475 147 36.4 30.7-42.6 328 63.6 57.4-69.3
GENDER
Male 167 68 47.7 37.9-57.7 99 52.3 42.3-62.1
Female 308 79 26.1 20.7-32.3 229 73.9 67.7-79.3
RACE
White 393 116 34.6 28.6-41.1 277 65.4 58.9-71.4
Other 79 30 43.3 28.5-59.3 49 56.7 40.7-71.5
AGE
18-44 155 66 48.9 39.0-58.9 89 51.1 41.1-61.0
45+ 320 81 24.8 19.9-30.6 239 75.2 69.4-80.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 263 56 25.0 17.7-33.9 207 75.0 66.1-82.3
Some College + 212 91 50.2 41.8-58.6 121 49.8 41.4-58.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 308 87 31.0 24.5-38.4 221 69.0 61.6-75.5
$50,000+ 99 49 53.4 42.6-64.0 50 46.6 36.0-57.4

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^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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