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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 143 67 35.1 25.7-45.9 34 26.6 17.8-37.6 22 19.9 9.5-37.1 9 7.5 3.4-15.7 11 10.9 5.4-20.7
GENDER
Male 69 26 24.3 15.4-36.0 19 36.4 23.1-52.2 13 17.4 8.2-33.1 5 10.1 3.7-24.9 6 11.9 4.3-28.7
Female 74 41 47.3 29.5-65.8 15 15.5 8.1-27.7 9 22.8 6.7-54.8 4 4.5 1.5-12.7 5 9.8 3.8-22.8
RACE
White 115 56 39.7 27.7-53.1 27 25.0 15.9-37.1 20 22.8 9.9-44.3 6 7.0 2.7-16.9 6 5.6 2.4-12.5
Other 27 10 22.0 10.5-40.3 7 31.2 14.0-55.8 2 14.0 3.0-46.2 3 8.9 2.1-31.1 5 23.9 9.1-49.5
AGE
18-44 34 11 26.2 13.0-45.8 9 31.2 15.9-52.3 4 12.5 3.3-37.3 3 8.3 2.2-26.2 7 21.8 9.4-42.7
45+ 109 56 40.8 28.3-54.7 25 23.6 14.7-35.6 18 24.7 10.4-48.0 6 7.0 2.6-17.6 4 3.9 1.3-10.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 47 16 25.0 12.9-42.7 11 15.3 7.1-29.7 8 33.8 12.6-64.4 5 7.1 2.6-17.9 7 18.9 7.4-40.5
Some College + 96 51 41.8 30.2-54.4 23 33.9 22.3-47.9 14 10.9 6.2-18.5 4 7.7 2.5-21.4 4 5.7 2.0-15.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 67 31 27.2 16.2-41.9 11 17.9 7.9-35.7 11 28.9 11.5-56.0 6 8.9 3.3-22.0 8 17.1 7.4-34.8
$50,000+ 67 31 40.4 28.3-53.8 21 39.9 27.2-54.2 10 12.1 6.2-22.2 2 2.4 0.6- 9.3 3 5.2 1.6-15.8

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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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