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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 413 396 97.1 94.7-98.4 17 2.9 1.6- 5.3
GENDER
Male 159 154 97.4 92.1-99.2 5 2.6 0.8- 7.9
Female 254 242 96.8 94.0-98.3 12 3.2 1.7- 6.0
RACE
White 308 295 97.6 95.7-98.7 13 2.4 1.3- 4.3
Other 102 99 96.7 89.1-99.1 3 3.3 0.9-10.9
AGE
18-44 106 104 98.1 91.9-99.6 2 1.9 0.4- 8.1
45+ 304 289 96.1 93.2-97.8 15 3.9 2.2- 6.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 154 149 97.1 90.9-99.1 5 2.9 0.9- 9.1
Some College + 258 246 97.1 94.5-98.5 12 2.9 1.5- 5.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 186 179 95.9 90.1-98.4 7 4.1 1.6- 9.9
$50,000+ 172 164 98.0 95.8-99.0 8 2.0 1.0- 4.2

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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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