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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 658 578 85.0 81.2-88.2 80 15.0 11.8-18.8
GENDER
Male 263 218 80.1 73.7-85.3 45 19.9 14.7-26.3
Female 395 360 89.9 85.4-93.1 35 10.1 6.9-14.6
RACE
White 451 386 80.2 74.8-84.7 65 19.8 15.3-25.2
Other 205 190 91.7 86.1-95.2 15 8.3 4.8-13.9
AGE
18-44 196 154 79.8 72.8-85.3 42 20.2 14.7-27.2
45+ 453 415 89.8 85.8-92.8 38 10.2 7.2-14.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 172 160 91.0 83.3-95.4 12 9.0 4.6-16.7
Some College + 482 414 82.3 77.6-86.2 68 17.7 13.8-22.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 259 236 90.1 84.0-94.0 23 9.9 6.0-16.0
$50,000+ 312 261 79.9 73.9-84.8 51 20.1 15.2-26.1

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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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