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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 450 416 89.6 84.4-93.3 34 10.4 6.7-15.6
GENDER
Male 158 134 83.4 73.8-90.0 24 16.6 10.0-26.2
Female 292 282 95.9 92.1-97.9 10 4.1 2.1- 7.9
RACE
White 280 255 87.1 79.0-92.3 25 12.9 7.7-21.0
Other 168 159 93.5 87.5-96.7 9 6.5 3.3-12.5
AGE
18-44 203 183 87.3 78.7-92.8 20 12.7 7.2-21.3
45+ 244 230 92.8 87.4-95.9 14 7.2 4.1-12.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 166 155 88.8 76.0-95.2 11 11.2 4.8-24.0
Some College + 283 260 90.1 85.0-93.6 23 9.9 6.4-15.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 257 236 88.3 79.7-93.6 21 11.7 6.4-20.3
$50,000+ 152 140 90.1 83.1-94.5 12 9.9 5.5-16.9

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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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