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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham County

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Heavy Drinking*

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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
-Durham County 385 369 93.7 86.4-97.2 16 6.3 2.8-13.6
GENDER
Male 141 133 91.4 77.6-97.0 8 8.6 3.0-22.4
Female 244 236 96.2 89.8-98.6 8 3.8 1.4-10.2
RACE
White 220 212 96.5 92.5-98.3 8 3.5 1.7- 7.5
Other 162 154 91.5 78.4-97.0 8 8.5 3.0-21.6
AGE
18-44 132 128 92.4 78.4-97.6 4 7.6 2.4-21.6
45+ 252 240 95.3 91.4-97.5 12 4.7 2.5- 8.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 113 110 96.2 86.3-99.1 3 3.8 0.9-13.7
Some College + 272 259 92.2 81.2-97.0 13 7.8 3.0-18.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 163 159 92.8 74.7-98.3 4 7.2 1.7-25.3
$50,000+ 182 173 95.7 91.4-97.9 9 4.3 2.1- 8.6

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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
No = Respondents reported having LESS than or equal to 2 drinks/day for MALES and LESS than or equal to 1 drink/day for FEMALES.
Yes = Respondents reported having MORE than 2 drinks/day for MALES and MORE than 1 drink/day for FEMALES.

^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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