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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover 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
-New Hanover County 364 322 84.3 78.0-89.1 42 15.7 10.9-22.0
GENDER
Male 140 115 80.6 70.3-88.0 25 19.4 12.0-29.7
Female 224 207 88.2 79.5-93.5 17 11.8 6.5-20.5
RACE
White 314 275 83.1 76.4-88.2 39 16.9 11.8-23.6
Other 48 45 89.4 64.2-97.5 3 10.6 2.5-35.8
AGE
18-44 81 67 77.7 63.9-87.3 14 22.3 12.7-36.1
45+ 282 254 88.9 83.8-92.5 28 11.1 7.5-16.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 102 92 86.1 71.2-93.9 10 13.9 6.1-28.8
Some College + 261 229 83.6 76.2-89.1 32 16.4 10.9-23.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 159 142 83.7 71.8-91.2 17 16.3 8.8-28.2
$50,000+ 159 137 82.7 73.8-89.0 22 17.3 11.0-26.2

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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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