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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover 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
-New Hanover County 320 300 93.6 88.3-96.6 20 6.4 3.4-11.7
GENDER
Male 113 109 96.6 90.9-98.8 4 3.4 1.2- 9.1
Female 207 191 90.7 81.2-95.7 16 9.3 4.3-18.8
RACE
White 266 247 92.1 85.5-95.8 19 7.9 4.2-14.5
Other 54 53 99.1 93.5-99.9 1 0.9 0.1- 6.5
AGE
18-44 68 62 91.1 76.4-97.0 6 8.9 3.0-23.6
45+ 247 234 95.3 91.5-97.5 13 4.7 2.5- 8.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 97 94 98.3 94.0-99.5 3 1.7 0.5- 6.0
Some College + 223 206 91.7 84.3-95.7 17 8.3 4.3-15.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 156 145 92.1 80.7-97.0 11 7.9 3.0-19.3
$50,000+ 108 100 93.1 86.0-96.8 8 6.9 3.2-14.0

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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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