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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 141 66 36.9 26.8-48.4 43 34.8 24.9-46.2 13 7.6 3.9-14.3 7 5.4 2.5-11.5 12 15.3 8.1-27.2
GENDER
Male 65 16 23.4 11.4-42.3 25 39.5 25.4-55.6 8 6.9 2.9-15.2 5 6.3 2.4-15.4 11 23.9 12.5-40.9
Female 76 50 59.7 45.6-72.3 18 26.7 16.0-41.2 5 8.7 2.9-23.3 2 4.0 1.0-14.7 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0
RACE
White 112 57 36.0 26.4-46.8 34 37.3 26.1-50.1 9 7.2 3.2-15.5 5 5.3 2.1-12.7 7 14.2 6.1-29.5
Other 28 9 40.9 16.5-70.9 8 24.9 9.8-50.1 4 8.9 2.7-25.4 2 5.8 1.2-23.6 5 19.5 7.2-43.1
AGE
18-44 64 22 30.1 17.1-47.3 19 33.2 20.1-49.5 9 9.7 4.4-20.1 4 5.3 1.9-13.8 10 21.7 11.0-38.5
45+ 77 44 49.7 37.4-62.0 24 37.7 26.0-51.0 4 3.6 1.3- 9.5 3 5.6 1.6-17.8 2 3.5 0.8-14.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 51 22 42.2 22.9-64.3 12 21.4 10.8-38.1 7 7.0 3.1-15.3 4 9.8 3.4-25.0 6 19.6 7.2-43.2
Some College + 90 44 34.0 24.0-45.6 31 42.2 29.6-56.0 6 7.9 3.1-18.4 3 3.0 0.9- 9.2 6 13.0 5.5-27.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 83 35 29.1 19.4-41.2 23 33.6 20.6-49.7 12 13.5 6.8-25.1 5 6.9 2.7-16.7 8 16.9 7.9-32.7
$50,000+ 49 28 44.5 30.2-59.8 17 44.3 29.3-60.4 1 1.1 0.1- 7.2 2 5.2 1.3-18.7 1 5.0 0.7-27.6

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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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