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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Pitt 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
-Pitt County 388 375 97.0 94.5-98.3 13 3.0 1.7- 5.5
GENDER
Male 121 116 96.8 91.7-98.8 5 3.2 1.2- 8.3
Female 267 259 97.1 94.0-98.7 8 2.9 1.3- 6.0
RACE
White 267 257 96.0 92.2-98.0 10 4.0 2.0- 7.8
Other 116 113 98.7 95.9-99.6 3 1.3 0.4- 4.1
AGE
18-44 113 108 96.9 92.2-98.8 5 3.1 1.2- 7.8
45+ 273 265 97.1 93.8-98.6 8 2.9 1.4- 6.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 144 142 99.2 96.6-99.8 2 0.8 0.2- 3.4
Some College + 242 231 95.5 91.6-97.7 11 4.5 2.3- 8.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 195 192 98.9 96.6-99.7 3 1.1 0.3- 3.4
$50,000+ 151 141 94.0 88.3-97.0 10 6.0 3.0-11.7

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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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