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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, have you had at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage such as beer, wine, a malt beverage, or liquor?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,769 6,305 44.3 43.0-45.5 9,464 55.7 54.5-57.0
-Rowan County 445 154 37.9 31.2-45.1 291 62.1 54.9-68.8
GENDER
Male 174 78 43.7 33.4-54.5 96 56.3 45.5-66.6
Female 271 76 31.9 23.4-41.8 195 68.1 58.2-76.6
RACE
White 361 121 34.6 27.6-42.3 240 65.4 57.7-72.4
Other 82 32 45.1 30.3-60.7 50 54.9 39.3-69.7
AGE
18-44 99 36 34.6 23.7-47.4 63 65.4 52.6-76.3
45+ 343 118 40.6 33.0-48.7 225 59.4 51.3-67.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 226 55 32.0 22.3-43.6 171 68.0 56.4-77.7
Some College + 219 99 45.2 36.8-53.9 120 54.8 46.1-63.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 253 74 34.7 25.4-45.3 179 65.3 54.7-74.6
$50,000+ 132 68 45.4 35.2-56.0 64 54.6 44.0-64.8

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^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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