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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 415 386 89.5 84.0-93.3 29 10.5 6.7-16.0
GENDER
Male 159 143 84.7 74.4-91.3 16 15.3 8.7-25.6
Female 256 243 94.0 88.7-96.9 13 6.0 3.1-11.3
RACE
White 309 289 89.9 82.4-94.4 20 10.1 5.6-17.6
Other 103 95 89.4 79.4-94.8 8 10.6 5.2-20.6
AGE
18-44 106 94 85.4 74.1-92.3 12 14.6 7.7-25.9
45+ 306 289 92.9 88.1-95.8 17 7.1 4.2-11.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 155 143 88.1 77.9-93.9 12 11.9 6.1-22.1
Some College + 259 242 90.4 83.0-94.8 17 9.6 5.2-17.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 186 176 90.9 82.6-95.4 10 9.1 4.6-17.4
$50,000+ 173 156 87.1 77.4-93.0 17 12.9 7.0-22.6

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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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