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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba County

Alcohol Consumption

Binge Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 17,087 15,756 89.5 88.7-90.1 1,331 10.5 9.9-11.3
-Catawba County 443 418 89.5 83.7-93.4 25 10.5 6.6-16.3
GENDER
Male 168 153 86.9 77.8-92.6 15 13.1 7.4-22.2
Female 275 265 91.7 82.7-96.2 10 8.3 3.8-17.3
RACE
White 394 373 89.0 82.3-93.4 21 11.0 6.6-17.7
Other 48 44 92.7 81.0-97.4 4 7.3 2.6-19.0
AGE
18-44 158 140 83.1 73.1-89.9 18 16.9 10.1-26.9
45+ 282 275 96.7 92.5-98.6 7 3.3 1.4- 7.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 231 218 91.3 84.5-95.3 13 8.7 4.7-15.5
Some College + 211 199 87.4 76.7-93.6 12 12.6 6.4-23.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 271 257 90.8 83.1-95.2 14 9.2 4.8-16.9
$50,000+ 101 95 92.5 83.3-96.8 6 7.5 3.2-16.7

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*Binge drinkers--adults having five or more drinks on one occasion.

^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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
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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