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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange 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
-Orange County 373 357 95.6 91.9-97.6 16 4.4 2.4- 8.1
GENDER
Male 150 148 97.7 88.1-99.6 2 2.3 0.4-11.9
Female 223 209 93.3 88.3-96.2 14 6.7 3.8-11.7
RACE
White 305 291 95.9 92.8-97.8 14 4.1 2.2- 7.2
Other 67 65 94.5 78.2-98.8 2 5.5 1.2-21.8
AGE
18-44 89 85 95.3 85.6-98.6 4 4.7 1.4-14.4
45+ 279 267 95.7 92.0-97.7 12 4.3 2.3- 8.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 84 82 97.3 89.5-99.3 2 2.7 0.7-10.5
Some College + 288 274 95.0 90.2-97.5 14 5.0 2.5- 9.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 137 134 97.9 93.0-99.4 3 2.1 0.6- 7.0
$50,000+ 191 180 93.5 86.7-97.0 11 6.5 3.0-13.3

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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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