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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 341 310 86.4 80.2-90.9 31 13.6 9.1-19.8
GENDER
Male 126 110 82.1 70.7-89.7 16 17.9 10.3-29.3
Female 215 200 89.8 82.6-94.2 15 10.2 5.8-17.4
RACE
White 308 278 85.1 78.4-90.0 30 14.9 10.0-21.6
Other 31 30 98.2 88.0-99.8 1 1.8 0.2-12.0
AGE
18-44 75 58 76.6 63.4-86.1 17 23.4 13.9-36.6
45+ 265 251 93.2 88.5-96.1 14 6.8 3.9-11.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 113 104 88.4 78.3-94.2 9 11.6 5.8-21.7
Some College + 227 205 85.4 77.0-91.0 22 14.6 9.0-23.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 184 172 90.1 82.7-94.6 12 9.9 5.4-17.3
$50,000+ 123 105 83.1 73.5-89.7 18 16.9 10.3-26.5

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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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