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2008 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 15,624 14,277 87.1 86.1-88.1 1,347 12.9 11.9-13.9
-Alamance County 389 367 94.0 90.6-96.3 22 6.0 3.7- 9.4
GENDER
Male 120 106 92.0 85.8-95.7 14 8.0 4.3-14.2
Female 269 261 95.7 90.8-98.0 8 4.3 2.0- 9.2
RACE
White 306 286 92.6 88.1-95.5 20 7.4 4.5-11.9
Other 82 80 98.3 93.0-99.6 2 1.7 0.4- 7.0
AGE
18-44 104 91 91.7 85.1-95.6 13 8.3 4.4-14.9
45+ 281 272 96.2 92.5-98.1 9 3.8 1.9- 7.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 176 167 94.8 89.4-97.5 9 5.2 2.5-10.6
Some College + 212 199 93.2 88.0-96.2 13 6.8 3.8-12.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 191 183 94.0 87.5-97.3 8 6.0 2.7-12.5
$50,000+ 134 121 91.7 85.2-95.5 13 8.3 4.5-14.8

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*Binge drinkers (males having five or more drinks on one occasion, females having four or more drinks on one occasion).

^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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