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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 400 387 96.6 93.8-98.2 13 3.4 1.8- 6.2
GENDER
Male 148 143 97.6 93.8-99.1 5 2.4 0.9- 6.2
Female 252 244 95.7 90.6-98.1 8 4.3 1.9- 9.4
RACE
White 334 324 97.3 94.5-98.6 10 2.7 1.4- 5.5
Other 63 60 94.4 83.2-98.3 3 5.6 1.7-16.8
AGE
18-44 132 127 96.2 90.8-98.5 5 3.8 1.5- 9.2
45+ 263 255 97.1 93.8-98.6 8 2.9 1.4- 6.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 142 135 93.9 86.8-97.3 7 6.1 2.7-13.2
Some College + 257 251 98.4 96.2-99.3 6 1.6 0.7- 3.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 156 150 94.9 88.2-97.9 6 5.1 2.1-11.8
$50,000+ 179 173 97.3 93.3-98.9 6 2.7 1.1- 6.7

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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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