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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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
-Iredell County 416 399 96.0 91.7-98.1 17 4.0 1.9- 8.3
GENDER
Male 138 133 94.9 83.0-98.6 5 5.1 1.4-17.0
Female 278 266 96.8 93.9-98.3 12 3.2 1.7- 6.1
RACE
White 363 346 95.2 90.2-97.7 17 4.8 2.3- 9.8
Other 51 51 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 124 118 94.7 85.3-98.2 6 5.3 1.8-14.7
45+ 292 281 97.2 94.9-98.5 11 2.8 1.5- 5.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 184 179 94.9 83.1-98.6 5 5.1 1.4-16.9
Some College + 230 218 96.8 94.0-98.3 12 3.2 1.7- 6.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 197 187 96.1 92.3-98.1 10 3.9 1.9- 7.7
$50,000+ 156 151 95.2 83.5-98.7 5 4.8 1.3-16.5

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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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