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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Alcohol Consumption

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
-Buncombe County 361 333 91.1 87.1-94.0 28 8.9 6.0-12.9
GENDER
Male 138 122 87.0 79.5-92.0 16 13.0 8.0-20.5
Female 223 211 95.0 91.1-97.2 12 5.0 2.8- 8.9
RACE
White 321 293 89.8 85.2-93.1 28 10.2 6.9-14.8
Other 38 38 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 132 111 82.6 74.1-88.8 21 17.4 11.2-25.9
45+ 229 222 96.9 93.3-98.6 7 3.1 1.4- 6.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 128 124 96.4 90.0-98.8 4 3.6 1.2-10.0
Some College + 233 209 88.0 82.3-92.1 24 12.0 7.9-17.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 205 190 91.1 85.1-94.8 15 8.9 5.2-14.9
$50,000+ 89 80 88.6 78.9-94.2 9 11.4 5.8-21.1

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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
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^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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