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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange 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
-Orange County 376 350 86.7 76.7-92.8 26 13.3 7.2-23.3
GENDER
Male 151 139 82.4 64.1-92.4 12 17.6 7.6-35.9
Female 225 211 91.4 84.6-95.3 14 8.6 4.7-15.4
RACE
White 306 285 87.5 74.6-94.3 21 12.5 5.7-25.4
Other 69 64 84.4 64.6-94.1 5 15.6 5.9-35.4
AGE
18-44 89 77 75.2 55.1-88.2 12 24.8 11.8-44.9
45+ 282 268 94.6 90.8-96.9 14 5.4 3.1- 9.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 84 78 82.8 62.6-93.2 6 17.2 6.8-37.4
Some College + 291 271 87.9 75.1-94.6 20 12.1 5.4-24.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 137 126 86.7 72.4-94.1 11 13.3 5.9-27.6
$50,000+ 194 181 90.8 82.9-95.2 13 9.2 4.8-17.1

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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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