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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 404 377 91.7 87.0-94.7 27 8.3 5.3-13.0
GENDER
Male 164 148 87.1 78.0-92.7 16 12.9 7.3-22.0
Female 240 229 95.7 92.0-97.7 11 4.3 2.3- 8.0
RACE
White 358 332 90.8 85.5-94.2 26 9.2 5.8-14.5
Other 44 43 96.2 77.8-99.5 1 3.8 0.5-22.2
AGE
18-44 115 100 87.7 79.0-93.1 15 12.3 6.9-21.0
45+ 288 276 95.7 92.1-97.7 12 4.3 2.3- 7.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 236 221 92.6 87.4-95.7 15 7.4 4.3-12.6
Some College + 168 156 90.3 80.5-95.5 12 9.7 4.5-19.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 242 232 94.5 89.2-97.3 10 5.5 2.7-10.8
$50,000+ 111 96 85.0 73.4-92.1 15 15.0 7.9-26.6

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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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