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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Alcohol Consumption

Heavy Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,921 12,448 95.6 94.9-96.3 473 4.4 3.7- 5.1
-Alamance County 348 337 96.8 93.3-98.5 11 3.2 1.5- 6.7
GENDER
Male 123 118 95.1 86.9-98.2 5 4.9 1.8-13.1
Female 225 219 98.1 95.5-99.2 6 1.9 0.8- 4.5
RACE
White 284 277 98.2 96.0-99.2 7 1.8 0.8- 4.0
Other 62 58 92.2 78.0-97.6 4 7.8 2.4-22.0
AGE
18-44 83 82 99.5 96.5-99.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5
45+ 261 251 94.1 87.9-97.3 10 5.9 2.7-12.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 162 158 95.9 87.5-98.7 4 4.1 1.3-12.5
Some College + 186 179 97.5 94.5-98.9 7 2.5 1.1- 5.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 189 185 98.7 96.2-99.5 4 1.3 0.5- 3.8
$50,000+ 115 109 93.5 84.1-97.5 6 6.5 2.5-15.9

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*Heavy drinkers--adult men having more than two drinks per day and 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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