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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow 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
-Onslow County 379 366 95.9 92.6-97.8 13 4.1 2.2- 7.4
GENDER
Male 122 117 95.8 89.6-98.3 5 4.2 1.7-10.4
Female 257 249 96.0 91.3-98.2 8 4.0 1.8- 8.7
RACE
White 303 293 96.4 92.9-98.2 10 3.6 1.8- 7.1
Other 74 71 94.1 83.1-98.1 3 5.9 1.9-16.9
AGE
18-44 125 120 96.9 92.1-98.8 5 3.1 1.2- 7.9
45+ 252 244 94.8 89.0-97.6 8 5.2 2.4-11.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 158 152 95.6 89.5-98.3 6 4.4 1.7-10.5
Some College + 220 213 96.1 91.4-98.2 7 3.9 1.8- 8.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 198 194 97.6 92.8-99.2 4 2.4 0.8- 7.2
$50,000+ 130 122 93.6 87.0-97.0 8 6.4 3.0-13.0

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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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