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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 137 45 28.0 19.0-39.3 34 27.4 16.3-42.3 22 11.7 7.1-18.6 15 9.4 5.1-16.7 21 23.5 14.5-35.8
GENDER
Male 68 16 19.1 9.6-34.4 16 20.6 11.8-33.4 12 14.6 7.8-25.7 9 11.5 5.2-23.6 15 34.1 20.4-51.2
Female 69 29 38.5 22.6-57.4 18 35.5 16.5-60.5 10 8.2 3.9-16.7 6 6.8 2.8-15.8 6 10.9 4.5-24.4
RACE
White 113 35 26.3 16.7-38.7 29 31.4 17.4-49.7 22 16.5 10.0-25.9 14 12.6 6.6-22.5 13 13.3 7.0-23.8
Other 23 9 29.5 12.4-55.3 5 18.4 7.1-40.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.5 0.2-10.5 8 50.5 27.4-73.5
AGE
18-44 32 7 26.2 11.4-49.7 6 13.1 5.5-28.4 4 8.9 3.1-22.9 5 10.4 3.4-27.3 10 41.4 23.0-62.5
45+ 105 38 29.2 19.2-41.6 28 36.6 21.0-55.6 18 13.5 7.8-22.4 10 8.7 4.3-16.7 11 12.0 5.9-23.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 44 11 23.9 10.4-46.0 9 33.8 12.9-63.8 5 6.1 2.0-17.2 6 9.5 3.7-22.4 13 26.6 12.5-48.0
Some College + 93 34 30.7 20.3-43.6 25 23.2 14.8-34.4 17 15.4 9.1-24.9 9 9.2 4.0-19.7 8 21.5 11.0-37.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 63 23 26.5 14.1-44.2 11 24.7 8.4-54.0 8 6.7 2.9-14.6 8 7.4 3.3-15.9 13 34.8 18.9-55.0
$50,000+ 65 21 28.7 18.3-42.0 18 30.3 19.1-44.5 13 20.1 11.4-33.1 5 6.5 2.7-15.0 8 14.4 6.4-29.1

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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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