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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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 11,878 11,479 96.5 95.8-97.0 399 3.5 3.0- 4.2
-Buncombe County 259 246 95.3 91.0-97.6 13 4.7 2.4- 9.0
GENDER
Male 98 94 96.2 87.0-99.0 4 3.8 1.0-13.0
Female 161 152 94.4 88.9-97.3 9 5.6 2.7-11.1
RACE
White 243 230 94.8 90.1-97.3 13 5.2 2.7- 9.9
Other 12 12 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 50 48 95.5 83.0-98.9 2 4.5 1.1-17.0
45+ 204 193 95.0 90.9-97.3 11 5.0 2.7- 9.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 96 93 96.2 84.4-99.2 3 3.8 0.8-15.6
Some College + 163 153 94.7 89.7-97.3 10 5.3 2.7-10.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 135 129 95.1 86.1-98.4 6 4.9 1.6-13.9
$50,000+ 80 73 93.0 85.1-96.8 7 7.0 3.2-14.9

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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 or LESS than or equal to 1 drink/day for FEMALES.
Yes = Respondents reported having MORE than 2 drinks/day for MALES or 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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