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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, what is the largest number of drinks you had on any occasion?

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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 6,444 1,995 26.5 25.1-27.9 1,798 25.9 24.5-27.3 1,082 18.2 17.0-19.6 445 7.5 6.7- 8.4 1,124 21.9 20.5-23.4
-Rowan County 141 49 30.9 21.1-42.7 42 28.3 19.3-39.5 24 18.5 11.8-27.9 8 4.4 2.0- 9.4 18 17.9 10.5-28.8
GENDER
Male 64 15 23.8 11.3-43.4 15 26.6 14.4-43.9 14 18.7 10.4-31.4 5 4.4 1.6-11.9 15 26.4 14.8-42.7
Female 77 34 42.0 30.0-55.1 27 31.1 20.7-43.7 10 18.1 8.6-34.1 3 4.5 1.4-13.5 3 4.3 1.3-13.7
RACE
White 111 37 24.6 17.1-34.1 36 34.0 23.1-46.9 17 17.2 10.2-27.6 7 5.4 2.4-11.9 14 18.7 10.1-31.9
Other 29 11 47.5 22.4-73.9 6 12.2 4.1-31.0 7 22.8 8.9-47.3 1 1.7 0.2-11.4 4 15.9 5.3-39.1
AGE
18-44 61 17 26.1 13.2-44.9 16 26.8 14.7-43.7 14 21.6 12.0-35.8 3 2.7 0.8- 8.6 11 22.8 12.0-39.2
45+ 80 32 39.0 28.0-51.2 26 31.0 20.7-43.6 10 13.2 6.8-24.0 5 7.4 2.7-18.4 7 9.5 4.4-19.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 52 21 42.3 23.0-64.3 11 14.0 6.6-27.1 6 11.5 4.4-26.8 5 7.2 2.5-19.1 9 25.0 11.1-47.0
Some College + 89 28 24.1 16.0-34.5 31 36.9 24.7-51.1 18 22.6 13.6-35.2 3 2.8 0.9- 8.6 9 13.6 6.7-25.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 83 23 23.3 14.5-35.3 28 32.9 20.0-48.9 13 17.7 9.4-30.7 7 7.7 3.4-16.8 12 18.4 10.0-31.5
$50,000+ 49 22 33.2 21.3-47.7 12 29.6 17.0-46.3 10 23.7 12.4-40.7 1 1.3 0.2- 8.9 4 12.2 4.4-29.4

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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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