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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 589 562 95.8 92.8-97.6 27 4.2 2.4- 7.2
GENDER
Male 196 185 95.8 91.0-98.1 11 4.2 1.9- 9.0
Female 393 377 95.8 91.2-98.0 16 4.2 2.0- 8.8
RACE
White 405 383 95.9 92.7-97.7 22 4.1 2.3- 7.3
Other 179 174 95.5 88.1-98.4 5 4.5 1.6-11.9
AGE
18-44 152 147 95.6 89.0-98.3 5 4.4 1.7-11.0
45+ 431 409 95.9 93.6-97.5 22 4.1 2.5- 6.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 156 151 96.2 87.4-98.9 5 3.8 1.1-12.6
Some College + 431 409 95.6 92.1-97.6 22 4.4 2.4- 7.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 216 211 97.5 91.7-99.3 5 2.5 0.7- 8.3
$50,000+ 276 257 95.1 90.6-97.5 19 4.9 2.5- 9.4

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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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