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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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
-Cabarrus County 364 351 95.1 90.8-97.4 13 4.9 2.6- 9.2
GENDER
Male 134 126 94.0 87.2-97.3 8 6.0 2.7-12.8
Female 230 225 95.9 88.7-98.6 5 4.1 1.4-11.3
RACE
White 302 290 94.7 89.7-97.3 12 5.3 2.7-10.3
Other 61 60 96.6 79.5-99.5 1 3.4 0.5-20.5
AGE
18-44 107 103 96.2 89.6-98.7 4 3.8 1.3-10.4
45+ 254 245 93.8 86.6-97.3 9 6.2 2.7-13.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 148 141 92.9 82.7-97.3 7 7.1 2.7-17.3
Some College + 215 209 96.2 91.1-98.4 6 3.8 1.6- 8.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 169 166 97.4 89.8-99.4 3 2.6 0.6-10.2
$50,000+ 147 138 92.6 84.7-96.6 9 7.4 3.4-15.3

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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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