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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 445 433 97.6 95.5-98.7 12 2.4 1.3- 4.5
GENDER
Male 158 155 98.4 95.0-99.5 3 1.6 0.5- 5.0
Female 287 278 97.0 93.7-98.6 9 3.0 1.4- 6.3
RACE
White 275 269 98.0 95.1-99.2 6 2.0 0.8- 4.9
Other 166 161 97.2 92.8-99.0 5 2.8 1.0- 7.2
AGE
18-44 212 208 98.7 96.5-99.5 4 1.3 0.5- 3.5
45+ 232 224 96.5 92.5-98.4 8 3.5 1.6- 7.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 174 169 97.0 92.5-98.8 5 3.0 1.2- 7.5
Some College + 271 264 98.0 95.3-99.2 7 2.0 0.8- 4.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 248 241 97.2 93.7-98.8 7 2.8 1.2- 6.3
$50,000+ 108 106 98.0 92.2-99.5 2 2.0 0.5- 7.8

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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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