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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 439 421 96.4 93.7-97.9 18 3.6 2.1- 6.3
GENDER
Male 168 161 96.9 92.1-98.8 7 3.1 1.2- 7.9
Female 271 260 95.9 92.1-97.9 11 4.1 2.1- 7.9
RACE
White 357 342 96.2 93.0-98.0 15 3.8 2.0- 7.0
Other 80 77 96.8 89.3-99.1 3 3.2 0.9-10.7
AGE
18-44 97 92 96.2 89.7-98.6 5 3.8 1.4-10.3
45+ 339 326 96.5 93.8-98.1 13 3.5 1.9- 6.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 222 216 98.0 95.4-99.2 6 2.0 0.8- 4.6
Some College + 217 205 94.5 89.1-97.3 12 5.5 2.7-10.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 250 243 97.5 94.2-99.0 7 2.5 1.0- 5.8
$50,000+ 132 122 95.0 90.5-97.4 10 5.0 2.6- 9.5

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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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