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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 343 329 95.7 92.5-97.6 14 4.3 2.4- 7.5
GENDER
Male 129 120 93.7 87.5-97.0 9 6.3 3.0-12.5
Female 214 209 97.4 93.5-99.0 5 2.6 1.0- 6.5
RACE
White 290 280 96.4 92.9-98.2 10 3.6 1.8- 7.1
Other 53 49 92.7 81.1-97.4 4 7.3 2.6-18.9
AGE
18-44 91 87 95.7 89.0-98.4 4 4.3 1.6-11.0
45+ 248 238 95.6 91.7-97.7 10 4.4 2.3- 8.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 188 180 95.0 89.6-97.7 8 5.0 2.3-10.4
Some College + 153 147 96.2 91.3-98.4 6 3.8 1.6- 8.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 192 183 94.9 89.9-97.5 9 5.1 2.5-10.1
$50,000+ 86 82 94.8 86.1-98.2 4 5.2 1.8-13.9

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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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