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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 405 362 85.9 80.3-90.2 43 14.1 9.8-19.7
GENDER
Male 159 132 78.3 68.3-85.8 27 21.7 14.2-31.7
Female 246 230 93.6 89.1-96.3 16 6.4 3.7-10.9
RACE
White 307 272 83.1 75.8-88.6 35 16.9 11.4-24.2
Other 98 90 92.7 84.4-96.7 8 7.3 3.3-15.6
AGE
18-44 109 90 80.1 68.8-87.9 19 19.9 12.1-31.2
45+ 292 268 90.4 85.0-94.0 24 9.6 6.0-15.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 135 123 86.8 74.0-93.8 12 13.2 6.2-26.0
Some College + 270 239 85.5 78.9-90.3 31 14.5 9.7-21.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 171 157 89.9 80.7-95.0 14 10.1 5.0-19.3
$50,000+ 184 156 81.1 72.3-87.6 28 18.9 12.4-27.7

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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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