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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Heavy Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,915 14,446 96.8 96.4-97.1 469 3.2 2.9- 3.6
-Alamance County 399 389 97.1 94.1-98.6 10 2.9 1.4- 5.9
GENDER
Male 121 116 96.0 89.2-98.6 5 4.0 1.4-10.8
Female 278 273 97.9 94.7-99.2 5 2.1 0.8- 5.3
RACE
White 311 304 97.8 95.2-99.0 7 2.2 1.0- 4.8
Other 86 83 95.1 82.9-98.7 3 4.9 1.3-17.1
AGE
18-44 141 136 95.6 88.7-98.4 5 4.4 1.6-11.3
45+ 257 252 98.2 95.3-99.3 5 1.8 0.7- 4.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 201 198 97.9 91.3-99.5 3 2.1 0.5- 8.7
Some College + 197 190 96.3 92.2-98.3 7 3.7 1.7- 7.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 244 240 97.9 94.6-99.2 4 2.1 0.8- 5.4
$50,000+ 80 77 98.1 94.2-99.4 3 1.9 0.6- 5.8

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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 2 drinks/day for MALES and MORE than 1 drink/day for FEMALES.

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

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

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