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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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
-Cabarrus County 366 335 87.4 80.4-92.2 31 12.6 7.8-19.6
GENDER
Male 136 114 77.1 64.2-86.4 22 22.9 13.6-35.8
Female 230 221 96.1 91.9-98.1 9 3.9 1.9- 8.1
RACE
White 304 275 85.9 77.6-91.5 29 14.1 8.5-22.4
Other 61 59 94.0 78.9-98.5 2 6.0 1.5-21.1
AGE
18-44 108 94 83.3 70.0-91.4 14 16.7 8.6-30.0
45+ 255 238 91.6 86.3-94.9 17 8.4 5.1-13.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 149 139 93.2 87.1-96.6 10 6.8 3.4-12.9
Some College + 216 195 84.4 74.2-91.1 21 15.6 8.9-25.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 172 161 90.1 81.8-94.9 11 9.9 5.1-18.2
$50,000+ 146 128 83.0 70.3-91.0 18 17.0 9.0-29.7

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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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