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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 436 407 89.6 83.9-93.5 29 10.4 6.5-16.1
GENDER
Male 168 152 84.8 74.2-91.5 16 15.2 8.5-25.8
Female 268 255 94.5 90.2-97.0 13 5.5 3.0- 9.8
RACE
White 357 336 93.7 89.9-96.2 21 6.3 3.8-10.1
Other 77 69 79.4 62.6-89.9 8 20.6 10.1-37.4
AGE
18-44 97 83 85.8 75.3-92.2 14 14.2 7.8-24.7
45+ 336 321 92.4 84.9-96.4 15 7.6 3.6-15.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 219 205 90.6 81.7-95.4 14 9.4 4.6-18.3
Some College + 217 202 88.5 80.0-93.7 15 11.5 6.3-20.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 246 230 88.6 80.7-93.5 16 11.4 6.5-19.3
$50,000+ 131 119 91.9 84.4-95.9 12 8.1 4.1-15.6

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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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