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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 143 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0 56 35.5 26.1-46.2 47 40.5 29.4-52.6 31 18.9 12.5-27.5 8 4.5 2.1- 9.4
GENDER
Male 66 0 0.0 . - . 21 28.8 17.1-44.1 24 48.2 32.4-64.2 16 17.8 10.0-29.6 5 5.3 2.0-13.3
Female 77 1 1.9 0.3-12.3 35 46.4 33.7-59.5 23 28.0 18.1-40.6 15 20.6 11.4-34.4 3 3.2 1.0- 9.9
RACE
White 112 0 0.0 . - . 48 39.8 28.9-51.8 36 39.5 28.1-52.1 25 19.0 12.2-28.4 3 1.7 0.5- 5.5
Other 30 1 2.9 0.4-18.5 7 21.3 8.7-43.6 11 44.4 20.0-71.8 6 18.9 6.7-43.0 5 12.6 4.4-30.9
AGE
18-44 65 1 1.1 0.2- 7.6 27 37.3 24.2-52.7 23 44.5 29.1-61.0 11 13.6 6.8-25.2 3 3.5 1.0-11.6
45+ 78 0 0.0 . - . 29 32.1 22.1-44.1 24 33.1 22.3-46.0 20 28.6 18.3-41.7 5 6.3 2.6-14.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 54 1 1.9 0.3-12.6 27 44.8 26.7-64.4 14 37.2 18.7-60.3 9 9.8 4.5-20.1 3 6.3 1.9-19.4
Some College + 89 0 0.0 . - . 29 29.8 20.0-41.8 33 42.5 29.9-56.1 22 24.4 15.4-36.5 5 3.3 1.3- 8.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 85 1 1.4 0.2- 9.2 37 38.8 26.9-52.1 26 38.2 24.8-53.6 15 14.8 8.2-25.4 6 6.9 2.8-15.8
$50,000+ 48 0 0.0 . - . 18 35.0 21.8-50.9 17 39.0 24.9-55.2 12 25.0 13.3-41.9 1 1.0 0.1- 7.1

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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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