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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston 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
-Johnston County 460 442 94.5 88.5-97.5 18 5.5 2.5-11.5
GENDER
Male 174 166 96.2 91.9-98.3 8 3.8 1.7- 8.1
Female 286 276 93.0 81.1-97.6 10 7.0 2.4-18.9
RACE
White 373 357 93.5 85.8-97.2 16 6.5 2.8-14.2
Other 83 81 97.7 91.1-99.4 2 2.3 0.6- 8.9
AGE
18-44 149 141 92.5 79.9-97.4 8 7.5 2.6-20.1
45+ 307 297 96.5 93.4-98.2 10 3.5 1.8- 6.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 198 191 96.7 92.9-98.5 7 3.3 1.5- 7.1
Some College + 259 248 92.7 81.6-97.3 11 7.3 2.7-18.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 223 215 96.0 91.4-98.2 8 4.0 1.8- 8.6
$50,000+ 184 175 92.2 78.3-97.5 9 7.8 2.5-21.7

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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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