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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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 12,921 12,448 95.6 94.9-96.3 473 4.4 3.7- 5.1
-Davidson County 401 394 98.2 95.9-99.2 7 1.8 0.8- 4.1
GENDER
Male 157 155 99.2 96.3-99.8 2 0.8 0.2- 3.7
Female 244 239 97.2 93.0-98.9 5 2.8 1.1- 7.0
RACE
White 363 357 98.4 96.3-99.3 6 1.6 0.7- 3.7
Other 35 34 96.3 77.6-99.5 1 3.7 0.5-22.4
AGE
18-44 87 83 96.6 90.9-98.8 4 3.4 1.2- 9.1
45+ 311 308 99.3 97.7-99.8 3 0.7 0.2- 2.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 225 221 97.6 93.4-99.1 4 2.4 0.9- 6.6
Some College + 176 173 98.9 96.2-99.7 3 1.1 0.3- 3.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 234 231 98.0 93.7-99.4 3 2.0 0.6- 6.3
$50,000+ 113 109 97.9 93.9-99.3 4 2.1 0.7- 6.1

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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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