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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth County

Alcohol Consumption

Heavy Drinking*
(CDC calculated variable)

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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
-Forsyth County 271 260 95.3 90.5-97.8 11 4.7 2.2- 9.5
GENDER
Male 111 105 94.6 87.0-97.9 6 5.4 2.1-13.0
Female 160 155 96.1 87.4-98.9 5 3.9 1.1-12.6
RACE
White 210 199 93.4 86.6-96.8 11 6.6 3.2-13.4
Other 59 59 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 59 55 92.9 81.7-97.4 4 7.1 2.6-18.3
45+ 210 203 97.4 94.5-98.8 7 2.6 1.2- 5.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 86 85 99.6 97.4- 100 1 0.4 0.0- 2.6
Some College + 184 174 92.9 85.6-96.7 10 7.1 3.3-14.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 115 113 99.1 96.2-99.8 2 0.9 0.2- 3.8
$50,000+ 106 98 91.0 80.3-96.2 8 9.0 3.8-19.7

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*Heavy drinkers--males having more than two drinks per day OR females 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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