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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Alcohol Consumption

Considering all types of alcoholic beverages, how many times during the past 30 days did you have 5 or more drinks on an occasion?*

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  Total
Respond.^
None Once Twice 3-7 times 8-30 times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,076 4,729 70.1 68.1-72.1 506 11.9 10.6-13.5 284 5.6 4.7- 6.7 392 9.0 7.7-10.6 165 3.3 2.6- 4.1
-Rowan County 140 111 70.1 57.1-80.5 10 11.9 5.3-24.6 4 4.1 1.2-13.2 12 11.0 5.3-21.4 3 2.9 0.7-10.4
GENDER
Male 69 53 60.6 43.3-75.7 5 16.7 6.4-37.3 1 4.2 0.6-24.3 7 13.3 5.1-30.4 3 5.1 1.3-17.8
Female 71 58 82.1 68.1-90.8 5 5.9 2.2-14.9 3 3.9 1.1-13.3 5 8.1 3.0-20.4 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 115 94 81.3 70.4-88.8 8 9.3 4.1-19.6 3 2.5 0.7- 8.6 8 5.4 2.6-10.9 2 1.5 0.4- 6.2
Other 24 16 44.4 23.1-67.9 2 18.3 4.3-52.8 1 7.6 1.1-38.6 4 23.8 8.6-51.0 1 5.9 0.8-32.3
AGE
18-44 34 20 54.4 34.5-73.0 5 16.0 6.3-35.0 4 10.7 3.1-30.9 4 17.8 6.2-41.7 1 1.1 0.1- 7.4
45+ 106 91 79.8 63.0-90.2 5 9.4 2.4-30.6 0 0.0 . - . 8 6.8 3.2-13.9 2 4.0 0.8-16.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 44 30 64.4 40.8-82.6 6 19.7 6.8-45.3 0 0.0 . - . 7 14.4 5.1-34.3 1 1.5 0.2-10.5
Some College + 96 81 74.2 59.2-85.1 4 6.4 2.0-18.9 4 7.0 2.1-21.2 5 8.6 2.9-22.6 2 3.8 0.7-17.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 63 47 61.6 41.7-78.2 5 10.0 3.8-23.8 3 6.4 1.4-24.8 6 17.0 6.7-36.9 2 5.0 1.1-20.7
$50,000+ 66 54 81.7 67.7-90.5 4 7.7 2.2-24.1 1 2.5 0.4-15.8 6 7.0 3.1-15.0 1 1.1 0.1- 7.3

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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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