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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 404 396 98.6 97.2-99.3 8 1.4 0.7- 2.8
GENDER
Male 163 160 98.8 96.3-99.6 3 1.2 0.4- 3.7
Female 241 236 98.4 96.0-99.4 5 1.6 0.6- 4.0
RACE
White 358 350 98.4 96.6-99.2 8 1.6 0.8- 3.4
Other 44 44 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 115 113 99.1 96.3-99.8 2 0.9 0.2- 3.7
45+ 288 282 98.2 95.8-99.2 6 1.8 0.8- 4.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 236 232 98.8 96.8-99.6 4 1.2 0.4- 3.2
Some College + 168 164 98.3 95.2-99.4 4 1.7 0.6- 4.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 243 242 99.6 97.2-99.9 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8
$50,000+ 111 105 96.5 92.2-98.5 6 3.5 1.5- 7.8

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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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