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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 151 5 3.1 1.1- 8.4 42 36.3 24.2-50.4 45 26.8 18.3-37.4 44 23.9 16.3-33.8 15 9.9 5.2-18.2
GENDER
Male 75 3 4.5 1.3-14.0 15 23.1 10.9-42.6 25 32.6 20.0-48.2 22 26.2 15.6-40.6 10 13.6 6.2-27.1
Female 76 2 1.3 0.3- 5.8 27 53.6 35.6-70.6 20 19.1 10.8-31.5 22 21.0 11.9-34.4 5 5.1 1.8-13.2
RACE
White 119 2 1.1 0.2- 5.2 31 36.9 22.8-53.8 34 23.7 15.7-34.2 38 26.4 17.5-37.6 14 11.9 6.3-21.3
Other 31 3 7.0 1.9-22.4 10 33.2 14.2-59.8 11 33.4 15.9-57.0 6 20.0 7.9-42.2 1 6.4 0.9-34.2
AGE
18-44 36 0 0.0 . - . 12 38.3 19.8-60.9 8 25.2 11.4-46.8 13 25.2 12.6-44.0 3 11.3 3.4-31.6
45+ 115 5 5.3 1.9-14.0 30 34.8 20.2-53.0 37 27.9 18.6-39.5 31 23.1 14.7-34.3 12 8.9 4.8-16.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 53 4 6.6 2.1-18.5 18 48.7 27.7-70.2 15 27.9 13.7-48.5 11 11.3 5.3-22.4 5 5.6 2.0-14.3
Some College + 98 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 24 26.2 16.3-39.2 30 25.9 17.2-36.9 33 34.2 23.2-47.3 10 13.5 6.2-26.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 73 4 4.6 1.4-14.3 22 38.9 20.8-60.7 21 26.7 14.4-44.0 20 21.6 11.5-36.9 6 8.3 2.8-22.0
$50,000+ 68 1 1.5 0.2- 9.9 16 27.1 16.5-41.2 21 30.3 19.5-43.9 22 31.2 20.1-44.9 8 9.9 4.9-19.1

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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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