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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 437 425 96.0 91.1-98.3 12 4.0 1.7- 8.9
GENDER
Male 174 168 93.5 83.4-97.6 6 6.5 2.4-16.6
Female 263 257 98.5 96.6-99.4 6 1.5 0.6- 3.4
RACE
White 378 368 97.2 94.3-98.7 10 2.8 1.3- 5.7
Other 57 55 91.4 65.8-98.3 2 8.6 1.7-34.2
AGE
18-44 119 116 95.4 82.6-98.9 3 4.6 1.1-17.4
45+ 315 306 96.6 92.7-98.5 9 3.4 1.5- 7.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 190 185 97.2 92.8-99.0 5 2.8 1.0- 7.2
Some College + 247 240 95.0 85.2-98.4 7 5.0 1.6-14.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 234 227 94.8 84.6-98.4 7 5.2 1.6-15.4
$50,000+ 155 152 97.4 91.9-99.2 3 2.6 0.8- 8.1

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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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