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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wayne 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
-Wayne County 441 425 96.7 93.9-98.2 16 3.3 1.8- 6.1
GENDER
Male 137 131 97.4 93.9-98.9 6 2.6 1.1- 6.1
Female 304 294 96.1 91.4-98.3 10 3.9 1.7- 8.6
RACE
White 280 265 94.9 90.7-97.3 15 5.1 2.7- 9.3
Other 159 158 99.8 98.7- 100 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3
AGE
18-44 121 117 97.4 92.1-99.2 4 2.6 0.8- 7.9
45+ 316 304 95.9 92.2-97.8 12 4.1 2.2- 7.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 217 214 99.1 97.1-99.7 3 0.9 0.3- 2.9
Some College + 223 210 94.3 89.0-97.1 13 5.7 2.9-11.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 243 236 96.6 91.3-98.7 7 3.4 1.3- 8.7
$50,000+ 140 131 95.3 90.6-97.7 9 4.7 2.3- 9.4

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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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