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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 356 346 93.0 81.4-97.6 10 7.0 2.4-18.6
GENDER
Male 135 127 86.5 65.4-95.6 8 13.5 4.4-34.6
Female 221 219 98.8 95.0-99.7 2 1.2 0.3- 5.0
RACE
White 326 318 96.9 93.4-98.5 8 3.1 1.5- 6.6
Other 26 24 69.9 28.6-93.1 2 30.1 6.9-71.4
AGE
18-44 75 71 87.4 60.7-96.9 4 12.6 3.1-39.3
45+ 278 272 96.7 92.4-98.6 6 3.3 1.4- 7.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 177 174 90.7 65.9-98.0 3 9.3 2.0-34.1
Some College + 179 172 95.2 89.9-97.8 7 4.8 2.2-10.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 191 187 89.9 66.0-97.6 4 10.1 2.4-34.0
$50,000+ 118 113 95.2 88.1-98.2 5 4.8 1.8-11.9

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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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