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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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 5,972 1,813 25.5 24.0-27.2 1,661 24.7 23.2-26.3 965 15.3 14.1-16.6 504 9.2 8.1-10.4 1,029 25.2 23.3-27.3
-Iredell County 185 48 24.8 17.7-33.7 48 20.5 14.7-27.8 36 19.6 13.3-27.9 13 7.4 3.9-13.5 40 27.7 19.9-37.1
GENDER
Male 85 18 21.7 12.5-35.0 18 16.4 9.8-26.2 17 18.3 10.9-29.1 5 6.6 2.5-16.6 27 37.0 25.0-50.9
Female 100 30 28.6 18.7-41.1 30 25.5 16.6-37.0 19 21.2 11.9-34.9 8 8.3 3.7-17.6 13 16.5 9.4-27.3
RACE
White 171 45 25.5 17.9-34.8 43 19.8 14.0-27.3 35 20.4 13.9-29.0 11 7.3 3.7-14.1 37 27.0 19.1-36.7
Other 14 3 20.1 5.3-52.9 5 25.8 9.0-55.2 1 13.5 1.9-55.3 2 7.7 1.5-31.5 3 32.9 10.5-67.1
AGE
18-44 71 14 20.1 11.0-33.7 14 14.6 8.2-24.7 11 18.0 9.4-31.6 5 6.5 2.6-15.6 27 40.9 28.2-54.8
45+ 114 34 31.0 21.3-42.7 34 28.2 19.4-39.1 25 21.7 14.3-31.5 8 8.5 3.6-18.9 13 10.6 5.9-18.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 54 10 17.8 8.2-34.4 16 18.4 10.1-31.0 8 14.5 6.2-30.1 4 10.9 3.9-26.8 16 38.5 22.9-56.8
Some College + 131 38 27.9 19.1-38.7 32 21.4 14.4-30.7 28 21.8 14.1-32.1 9 5.9 2.6-12.6 24 23.0 14.9-33.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 68 15 22.7 12.0-38.7 20 20.3 11.5-33.3 11 21.0 11.1-36.2 7 9.9 4.0-22.6 15 26.1 15.3-40.9
$50,000+ 96 25 23.0 14.6-34.3 21 19.9 12.4-30.5 23 20.8 12.3-32.8 4 3.3 1.2- 9.3 23 33.0 21.4-47.1

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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 cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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