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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Alcohol Consumption

Heavy Drinking*
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,525 14,957 96.1 95.6-96.6 568 3.9 3.4- 4.4
-Alamance County 382 371 96.7 93.5-98.3 11 3.3 1.7- 6.5
GENDER
Male 117 112 96.0 90.1-98.5 5 4.0 1.5- 9.9
Female 265 259 97.3 92.7-99.0 6 2.7 1.0- 7.3
RACE
White 299 290 96.2 92.1-98.2 9 3.8 1.8- 7.9
Other 82 80 98.2 89.6-99.7 2 1.8 0.3-10.4
AGE
18-44 103 100 97.4 91.4-99.3 3 2.6 0.7- 8.6
45+ 275 267 95.9 91.2-98.1 8 4.1 1.9- 8.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 174 170 96.7 91.0-98.9 4 3.3 1.1- 9.0
Some College + 207 200 96.6 92.3-98.6 7 3.4 1.4- 7.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 189 186 97.0 89.8-99.2 3 3.0 0.8-10.2
$50,000+ 131 124 95.8 90.5-98.2 7 4.2 1.8- 9.5

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

^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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