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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 141 116 78.4 67.6-86.3 17 13.6 7.4-23.8 2 1.2 0.3- 5.1 3 3.5 1.0-11.9 3 3.3 1.1- 9.8
GENDER
Male 65 48 72.8 56.9-84.4 9 14.4 6.1-30.4 2 1.9 0.4- 8.2 3 5.6 1.6-18.4 3 5.2 1.7-15.3
Female 76 68 87.7 76.3-94.1 8 12.3 5.9-23.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 113 93 77.2 64.5-86.3 15 16.9 9.0-29.5 2 1.6 0.3- 6.7 2 2.6 0.5-13.2 1 1.6 0.2-10.7
Other 27 22 81.5 57.3-93.5 2 3.3 0.7-13.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 6.5 0.9-35.2 2 8.7 2.0-30.3
AGE
18-44 61 47 73.3 57.1-85.0 8 15.0 6.5-31.1 1 1.3 0.2- 8.9 2 5.2 1.3-18.5 3 5.2 1.7-15.3
45+ 80 69 87.0 77.0-93.1 9 11.3 5.6-21.2 1 1.0 0.1- 6.5 1 0.8 0.1- 5.3 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 51 39 72.0 50.1-86.8 7 18.4 6.4-42.6 2 3.2 0.7-13.7 1 0.8 0.1- 5.6 2 5.6 1.4-20.3
Some College + 90 77 82.0 70.0-89.9 10 10.9 5.6-20.3 0 0.0 . - . 2 5.1 1.3-18.1 1 1.9 0.3-12.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 83 68 78.6 65.4-87.7 8 9.3 4.2-19.4 2 2.3 0.5- 9.7 2 3.5 0.7-16.6 3 6.3 2.0-17.9
$50,000+ 49 41 81.4 65.2-91.1 7 13.6 6.3-27.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.0 0.7-27.6 0 0.0 . - .

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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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