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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 404 381 92.9 87.4-96.1 23 7.1 3.9-12.6
GENDER
Male 159 149 92.1 84.0-96.3 10 7.9 3.7-16.0
Female 245 232 93.6 84.4-97.5 13 6.4 2.5-15.6
RACE
White 253 235 93.0 88.2-96.0 18 7.0 4.0-11.8
Other 149 144 92.2 80.2-97.2 5 7.8 2.8-19.8
AGE
18-44 133 123 90.9 81.0-95.9 10 9.1 4.1-19.0
45+ 266 253 95.3 91.5-97.5 13 4.7 2.5- 8.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 105 99 88.9 72.6-96.1 6 11.1 3.9-27.4
Some College + 298 281 94.9 91.3-97.1 17 5.1 2.9- 8.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 158 150 93.2 84.3-97.2 8 6.8 2.8-15.7
$50,000+ 194 181 94.4 89.8-97.0 13 5.6 3.0-10.2

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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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