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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Binge Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,849 13,783 91.6 91.0-92.2 1,066 8.4 7.8- 9.0
-Alamance County 397 367 90.4 85.5-93.7 30 9.6 6.3-14.5
GENDER
Male 119 101 83.0 72.7-90.0 18 17.0 10.0-27.3
Female 278 266 95.6 92.0-97.6 12 4.4 2.4- 8.0
RACE
White 310 286 91.0 86.2-94.2 24 9.0 5.8-13.8
Other 85 79 88.3 71.7-95.7 6 11.7 4.3-28.3
AGE
18-44 140 121 82.8 72.5-89.8 19 17.2 10.2-27.5
45+ 256 245 95.8 92.3-97.7 11 4.2 2.3- 7.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 200 191 91.5 82.1-96.2 9 8.5 3.8-17.9
Some College + 196 175 89.2 83.5-93.1 21 10.8 6.9-16.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 244 228 92.2 85.7-95.9 16 7.8 4.1-14.3
$50,000+ 79 69 84.2 71.4-91.9 10 15.8 8.1-28.6

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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
1=Yes = Respondents who report they did not drink in the past 30 days and who did not have five or more drinks on an occasion.
No = Respondents who report they did drink in the past 30 days and had five or more drinks on one or more occasions in the past month.

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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