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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow 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
-Onslow County 403 391 96.7 93.6-98.3 12 3.3 1.7- 6.4
GENDER
Male 165 156 94.5 88.4-97.5 9 5.5 2.5-11.6
Female 238 235 98.7 95.9-99.6 3 1.3 0.4- 4.1
RACE
White 310 301 96.2 92.1-98.2 9 3.8 1.8- 7.9
Other 89 86 97.9 92.6-99.4 3 2.1 0.6- 7.4
AGE
18-44 153 149 97.5 92.8-99.2 4 2.5 0.8- 7.2
45+ 250 242 95.4 89.9-98.0 8 4.6 2.0-10.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 170 164 94.9 87.7-98.0 6 5.1 2.0-12.3
Some College + 233 227 98.0 95.2-99.2 6 2.0 0.8- 4.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 200 196 97.8 93.0-99.4 4 2.2 0.6- 7.0
$50,000+ 153 145 94.4 87.8-97.5 8 5.6 2.5-12.2

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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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