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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 258 247 96.4 92.9-98.2 11 3.6 1.8- 7.1
GENDER
Male 92 84 94.6 87.7-97.7 8 5.4 2.3-12.3
Female 166 163 98.3 94.3-99.5 3 1.7 0.5- 5.7
RACE
White 216 206 95.4 90.6-97.8 10 4.6 2.2- 9.4
Other 42 41 98.7 91.1-99.8 1 1.3 0.2- 8.9
AGE
18-44 54 53 98.1 87.5-99.7 1 1.9 0.3-12.5
45+ 203 193 95.0 90.5-97.4 10 5.0 2.6- 9.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 133 129 97.0 90.9-99.0 4 3.0 1.0- 9.1
Some College + 125 118 95.6 90.4-98.0 7 4.4 2.0- 9.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 135 130 96.9 92.3-98.8 5 3.1 1.2- 7.7
$50,000+ 76 71 94.0 83.9-97.9 5 6.0 2.1-16.1

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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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