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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 342 332 95.7 89.9-98.3 10 4.3 1.7-10.1
GENDER
Male 140 135 95.8 89.7-98.4 5 4.2 1.6-10.3
Female 202 197 95.7 83.6-99.0 5 4.3 1.0-16.4
RACE
White 307 297 95.0 88.4-98.0 10 5.0 2.0-11.6
Other 34 34 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 92 88 94.6 83.0-98.4 4 5.4 1.6-17.0
45+ 248 242 97.1 93.1-98.8 6 2.9 1.2- 6.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 131 125 95.4 88.9-98.1 6 4.6 1.9-11.1
Some College + 210 206 96.0 83.9-99.1 4 4.0 0.9-16.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 137 131 92.2 76.6-97.7 6 7.8 2.3-23.4
$50,000+ 148 145 96.9 90.6-99.0 3 3.1 1.0- 9.4

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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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