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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson County

Alcohol Consumption

Heavy Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 17,017 16,512 97.1 96.7-97.4 505 2.9 2.6- 3.3
-Davidson County 454 434 95.4 91.8-97.5 20 4.6 2.5- 8.2
GENDER
Male 180 166 93.2 86.4-96.7 14 6.8 3.3-13.6
Female 274 268 97.8 94.2-99.1 6 2.2 0.9- 5.8
RACE
White 384 365 94.2 89.6-96.9 19 5.8 3.1-10.4
Other 68 67 99.5 96.6-99.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4
AGE
18-44 176 167 94.7 87.9-97.7 9 5.3 2.3-12.1
45+ 278 267 96.4 93.4-98.1 11 3.6 1.9- 6.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 285 270 94.9 89.7-97.6 15 5.1 2.4-10.3
Some College + 169 164 96.3 90.6-98.6 5 3.7 1.4- 9.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 275 262 95.1 89.2-97.9 13 4.9 2.1-10.8
$50,000+ 112 107 94.5 86.7-97.8 5 5.5 2.2-13.3

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*Heavy drinkers--adult men having more than two drinks per day and adult women having more than one drink per day.

^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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
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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