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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 389 351 86.2 79.4-91.0 38 13.8 9.0-20.6
GENDER
Male 143 123 81.5 69.6-89.4 20 18.5 10.6-30.4
Female 246 228 91.7 85.6-95.3 18 8.3 4.7-14.4
RACE
White 223 198 86.3 79.7-91.0 25 13.7 9.0-20.3
Other 163 150 85.9 74.2-92.8 13 14.1 7.2-25.8
AGE
18-44 133 111 80.8 69.5-88.6 22 19.2 11.4-30.5
45+ 255 239 93.5 88.8-96.3 16 6.5 3.7-11.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 115 105 88.6 78.1-94.4 10 11.4 5.6-21.9
Some College + 274 246 84.8 75.2-91.1 28 15.2 8.9-24.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 165 153 87.0 73.3-94.2 12 13.0 5.8-26.7
$50,000+ 182 158 84.0 75.9-89.7 24 16.0 10.3-24.1

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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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