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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 406 370 85.9 79.0-90.7 36 14.1 9.3-21.0
GENDER
Male 168 142 79.0 68.1-86.9 26 21.0 13.1-31.9
Female 238 228 92.5 82.5-97.0 10 7.5 3.0-17.5
RACE
White 347 315 85.8 78.6-90.8 32 14.2 9.2-21.4
Other 59 55 86.2 63.4-95.7 4 13.8 4.3-36.6
AGE
18-44 107 89 78.2 65.2-87.2 18 21.8 12.8-34.8
45+ 296 278 93.1 89.0-95.7 18 6.9 4.3-11.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 218 196 83.6 72.8-90.6 22 16.4 9.4-27.2
Some College + 187 173 88.5 79.4-93.9 14 11.5 6.1-20.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 216 199 88.0 77.6-93.9 17 12.0 6.1-22.4
$50,000+ 122 107 84.1 74.1-90.7 15 15.9 9.3-25.9

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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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