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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 400 384 96.3 93.5-97.9 16 3.7 2.1- 6.5
GENDER
Male 156 149 97.0 93.3-98.7 7 3.0 1.3- 6.7
Female 244 235 95.5 90.7-97.9 9 4.5 2.1- 9.3
RACE
White 303 291 96.4 93.3-98.1 12 3.6 1.9- 6.7
Other 97 93 96.0 88.2-98.7 4 4.0 1.3-11.8
AGE
18-44 109 104 96.5 91.0-98.7 5 3.5 1.3- 9.0
45+ 287 276 96.0 92.4-97.9 11 4.0 2.1- 7.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 131 127 96.0 88.5-98.7 4 4.0 1.3-11.5
Some College + 269 257 96.4 93.3-98.1 12 3.6 1.9- 6.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 168 161 95.7 89.8-98.2 7 4.3 1.8-10.2
$50,000+ 183 175 96.6 92.9-98.4 8 3.4 1.6- 7.1

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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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