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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Cumberland County

Risk Factors

Heavy Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.#
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,094 5,846 95.9 95.0-96.6 248 4.1 3.4- 5.0
Cumberland County 418 404 97.0 94.0-98.5 14 3.0 1.5- 6.0
GENDER
Male 168 162 96.7 91.1-98.8 6 3.3 1.2- 8.9
Female 250 242 97.2 94.1-98.7 8 2.8 1.3- 5.9
RACE
White 245 233 96.4 93.4-98.0 12 3.6 2.0- 6.6
Other 160 158 97.5 89.3-99.5 2 2.5 0.5-10.7
AGE
18-44 236 227 96.7 92.3-98.6 9 3.3 1.4- 7.7
45+ 179 174 97.4 93.1-99.0 5 2.6 1.0- 6.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 176 170 96.4 89.9-98.8 6 3.6 1.2-10.1
Some College + 241 233 97.4 94.5-98.8 8 2.6 1.2- 5.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 255 243 95.3 90.4-97.7 12 4.7 2.3- 9.6
$50,000+ 84 82 97.9 90.3-99.6 2 2.1 0.4- 9.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 411 395 95.9 93.2-97.6 16 4.1 2.4- 6.8
Durham 397 389 98.0 95.7-99.1 8 2.0 0.9- 4.3
Forsyth 454 434 95.8 93.2-97.5 20 4.2 2.5- 6.8
Gaston 462 449 97.2 95.1-98.5 13 2.8 1.5- 4.9
Guilford 412 390 94.6 91.4-96.6 22 5.4 3.4- 8.6
Mecklenburg 423 401 95.1 92.1-97.0 22 4.9 3.0- 7.9
New Hanover 393 361 91.1 87.1-94.0 32 8.9 6.0-12.9
Onslow 427 413 96.2 93.0-97.9 14 3.8 2.1- 7.0
Wake 426 409 95.1 91.7-97.2 17 4.9 2.8- 8.3
Western NC 608 590 96.1 93.6-97.7 18 3.9 2.3- 6.4
Piedmont NC 657 629 95.6 93.1-97.2 28 4.4 2.8- 6.9
Eastern NC 606 582 96.7 94.6-98.0 24 3.3 2.0- 5.4

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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
No = Respondents reported having LESS than or equal to 2 drinks/day for MALES and LESS than or equal to 1 drink/day for FEMALES.
Yes = Respondents reported having MORE than or equal to 2 drinks/day for MALES and MORE than or equal to 1 drink/day for FEMALES.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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