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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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
-Iredell County 185 136 68.1 58.7-76.2 20 15.5 9.7-24.0 13 6.3 3.4-11.4 9 6.7 2.7-15.5 7 3.3 1.5- 7.1
GENDER
Male 87 58 61.2 47.7-73.2 10 18.0 9.5-31.5 6 4.6 1.8-11.2 7 10.9 4.1-25.5 6 5.4 2.3-12.0
Female 98 78 76.9 65.2-85.5 10 12.4 6.3-22.9 7 8.6 3.8-18.2 2 1.4 0.4- 5.6 1 0.8 0.1- 5.2
RACE
White 171 125 67.6 58.0-76.0 17 13.9 8.4-22.0 13 7.2 3.9-12.8 9 7.6 3.1-17.3 7 3.8 1.7- 8.0
Other 14 11 71.7 35.2-92.2 3 28.3 7.8-64.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 71 41 55.3 41.6-68.3 16 25.6 15.5-39.1 7 7.7 3.4-16.5 3 7.1 1.7-24.6 4 4.3 1.6-11.2
45+ 114 95 84.6 76.0-90.5 4 2.6 0.9- 7.5 6 4.6 2.0-10.3 6 6.2 2.6-14.0 3 2.0 0.6- 6.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 56 36 54.7 37.9-70.4 9 20.0 10.2-35.3 2 4.6 1.1-17.4 6 16.3 5.6-38.9 3 4.5 1.3-14.3
Some College + 129 100 74.3 63.5-82.8 11 13.5 6.9-24.7 11 7.1 3.6-13.5 3 2.3 0.7- 7.1 4 2.8 1.0- 7.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 67 48 70.3 55.6-81.7 9 16.9 8.2-31.5 4 4.8 1.5-14.4 3 4.9 1.5-14.8 3 3.2 0.9-10.5
$50,000+ 97 70 63.6 50.0-75.4 10 16.7 8.6-30.1 8 6.7 3.2-13.6 6 9.4 3.0-25.7 3 3.5 1.1-10.4

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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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