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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 388 372 96.0 92.7-97.9 16 4.0 2.1- 7.3
GENDER
Male 140 134 95.3 88.2-98.2 6 4.7 1.8-11.8
Female 248 238 96.7 93.3-98.4 10 3.3 1.6- 6.7
RACE
White 355 339 95.6 92.0-97.6 16 4.4 2.4- 8.0
Other 30 30 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 104 101 96.4 88.6-98.9 3 3.6 1.1-11.4
45+ 283 270 95.7 92.4-97.6 13 4.3 2.4- 7.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 118 117 99.5 96.6-99.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4
Some College + 267 252 94.3 89.6-97.0 15 5.7 3.0-10.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 182 179 96.8 88.6-99.2 3 3.2 0.8-11.4
$50,000+ 158 148 94.8 89.9-97.4 10 5.2 2.6-10.1

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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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