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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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 6,173 84 1.1 0.8- 1.6 1,703 28.9 27.2-30.7 1,900 32.5 30.7-34.4 1,856 30.0 28.3-31.8 630 7.4 6.7- 8.3
-Iredell County 187 4 1.1 0.4- 2.9 59 31.8 24.0-40.8 51 28.9 21.4-37.8 59 32.7 24.6-42.0 14 5.5 3.0-10.0
GENDER
Male 83 0 0.0 . - . 23 28.3 18.1-41.3 21 26.2 16.4-39.1 31 38.8 26.7-52.5 8 6.8 3.1-14.2
Female 104 4 2.4 0.9- 6.3 36 35.9 25.0-48.6 30 32.2 21.6-45.0 28 25.4 16.5-37.0 6 4.1 1.6-10.3
RACE
White 173 4 1.2 0.5- 3.3 56 33.1 24.8-42.6 45 28.8 20.9-38.3 54 30.6 22.6-40.0 14 6.3 3.4-11.3
Other 14 0 0.0 . - . 3 21.9 6.3-54.1 6 29.6 11.0-58.8 5 48.5 21.2-76.7 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 71 0 0.0 . - . 21 26.2 16.3-39.4 21 33.6 22.1-47.5 28 38.9 26.5-53.0 1 1.3 0.2- 8.6
45+ 116 4 2.5 0.9- 6.6 38 39.0 28.5-50.7 30 22.9 15.5-32.3 31 24.6 16.6-34.9 13 11.1 5.9-19.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 57 3 2.6 0.8- 8.1 20 33.1 20.1-49.5 13 18.6 10.1-31.9 16 38.2 22.7-56.5 5 7.5 2.8-18.4
Some College + 130 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6 39 31.1 21.9-42.1 38 33.7 24.1-45.0 43 30.1 21.5-40.4 9 4.6 2.1- 9.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 72 4 2.9 1.0- 7.6 20 31.5 19.4-46.7 19 29.2 17.6-44.4 22 28.8 17.6-43.3 7 7.6 3.3-16.8
$50,000+ 96 0 0.0 . - . 30 26.8 17.7-38.2 28 32.0 21.4-44.8 33 37.2 25.5-50.6 5 4.1 1.4-11.2

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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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