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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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 6,056 2,935 41.7 39.8-43.5 1,852 29.6 28.0-31.4 648 12.5 11.2-13.9 234 5.4 4.5- 6.4 387 10.9 9.3-12.6
-Iredell County 185 85 40.2 31.8-49.2 58 30.2 22.8-38.8 29 20.3 13.7-29.1 3 1.7 0.5- 6.4 10 7.6 3.4-16.4
GENDER
Male 84 34 37.8 26.3-51.0 26 29.5 19.4-42.2 15 21.0 12.4-33.3 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0 8 11.1 4.2-26.1
Female 101 51 43.0 31.5-55.3 32 30.9 20.9-43.1 14 19.5 10.4-33.5 2 3.1 0.7-13.6 2 3.5 0.8-13.1
RACE
White 171 76 39.2 30.5-48.6 55 28.9 21.7-37.3 27 21.4 14.2-30.9 3 2.0 0.5- 7.2 10 8.6 3.8-18.4
Other 14 9 47.7 21.0-75.8 3 40.0 14.6-72.2 2 12.3 2.9-39.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 70 21 29.6 18.7-43.4 26 34.5 23.1-47.9 15 22.3 12.9-35.7 2 2.5 0.5-11.4 6 11.1 4.2-26.3
45+ 115 64 53.6 42.5-64.4 32 24.7 16.9-34.6 14 17.8 9.9-29.8 1 0.8 0.1- 5.3 4 3.2 1.1- 8.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 54 20 32.3 19.3-48.8 16 24.2 13.3-40.0 11 24.8 13.4-41.3 0 0.0 . - . 7 18.7 7.0-41.1
Some College + 131 65 43.7 33.5-54.5 42 32.8 23.7-43.4 18 18.3 10.7-29.4 3 2.5 0.7- 9.0 3 2.7 0.9- 8.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 68 28 35.6 22.8-50.7 20 29.8 18.1-44.9 16 28.9 17.2-44.2 0 0.0 . - . 4 5.8 1.9-16.4
$50,000+ 97 46 39.9 28.8-52.1 32 32.0 21.9-44.2 12 17.2 9.0-30.3 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1 6 10.4 3.6-26.2

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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 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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