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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 466 453 97.5 95.6-98.6 13 2.5 1.4- 4.4
GENDER
Male 159 152 96.8 92.8-98.6 7 3.2 1.4- 7.2
Female 307 301 98.2 96.0-99.2 6 1.8 0.8- 4.0
RACE
White 271 261 96.8 93.6-98.4 10 3.2 1.6- 6.4
Other 193 190 98.4 95.2-99.5 3 1.6 0.5- 4.8
AGE
18-44 148 142 97.7 94.8-99.0 6 2.3 1.0- 5.2
45+ 314 307 97.3 93.8-98.8 7 2.7 1.2- 6.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 201 196 97.2 93.0-98.9 5 2.8 1.1- 7.0
Some College + 263 255 97.8 95.4-99.0 8 2.2 1.0- 4.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 262 257 98.3 95.7-99.3 5 1.7 0.7- 4.3
$50,000+ 150 142 95.4 90.4-97.9 8 4.6 2.1- 9.6

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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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