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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba County

Alcohol Consumption

Binge Drinking*
(CDC calculated variable)

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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
-Catawba County 442 403 86.9 81.1-91.1 39 13.1 8.9-18.9
GENDER
Male 177 157 83.4 74.0-89.9 20 16.6 10.1-26.0
Female 265 246 90.4 82.5-94.9 19 9.6 5.1-17.5
RACE
White 383 350 88.3 82.5-92.3 33 11.7 7.7-17.5
Other 57 51 81.4 61.5-92.3 6 18.6 7.7-38.5
AGE
18-44 120 100 80.2 68.9-88.1 20 19.8 11.9-31.1
45+ 318 299 92.7 88.3-95.6 19 7.3 4.4-11.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 193 178 89.2 82.0-93.7 15 10.8 6.3-18.0
Some College + 249 225 85.0 75.6-91.2 24 15.0 8.8-24.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 235 216 86.4 77.2-92.2 19 13.6 7.8-22.8
$50,000+ 156 139 88.0 80.8-92.7 17 12.0 7.3-19.2

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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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