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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 609 587 95.9 93.1-97.6 22 4.1 2.4- 6.9
GENDER
Male 199 190 95.6 90.1-98.1 9 4.4 1.9- 9.9
Female 410 397 96.2 92.7-98.1 13 3.8 1.9- 7.3
RACE
White 375 358 95.9 92.8-97.7 17 4.1 2.3- 7.2
Other 232 227 95.9 90.0-98.4 5 4.1 1.6-10.0
AGE
18-44 179 170 95.0 89.9-97.6 9 5.0 2.4-10.1
45+ 425 412 97.1 94.9-98.4 13 2.9 1.6- 5.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 153 147 94.2 85.9-97.7 6 5.8 2.3-14.1
Some College + 456 440 96.6 93.5-98.3 16 3.4 1.7- 6.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 237 232 96.0 89.8-98.5 5 4.0 1.5-10.2
$50,000+ 302 286 95.3 91.1-97.6 16 4.7 2.4- 8.9

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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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