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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston 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
-Johnston County 464 419 87.5 81.7-91.6 45 12.5 8.4-18.3
GENDER
Male 176 149 80.4 69.7-88.0 27 19.6 12.0-30.3
Female 288 270 93.9 89.2-96.6 18 6.1 3.4-10.8
RACE
White 376 336 85.7 78.5-90.7 40 14.3 9.3-21.5
Other 84 79 93.5 84.1-97.5 5 6.5 2.5-15.9
AGE
18-44 151 131 86.3 75.7-92.7 20 13.7 7.3-24.3
45+ 309 284 88.6 82.6-92.7 25 11.4 7.3-17.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 199 186 86.5 73.9-93.6 13 13.5 6.4-26.1
Some College + 262 230 88.1 82.8-92.0 32 11.9 8.0-17.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 224 204 85.1 73.4-92.2 20 14.9 7.8-26.6
$50,000+ 186 163 88.6 82.4-92.8 23 11.4 7.2-17.6

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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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