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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 404 363 87.8 82.7-91.5 41 12.2 8.5-17.3
GENDER
Male 150 128 83.9 75.0-90.1 22 16.1 9.9-25.0
Female 254 235 91.9 86.9-95.1 19 8.1 4.9-13.1
RACE
White 338 299 85.1 79.0-89.7 39 14.9 10.3-21.0
Other 63 61 96.3 85.6-99.2 2 3.7 0.8-14.4
AGE
18-44 132 112 84.5 75.5-90.6 20 15.5 9.4-24.5
45+ 267 246 91.2 86.1-94.5 21 8.8 5.5-13.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 143 131 87.3 76.5-93.5 12 12.7 6.5-23.5
Some College + 260 231 88.0 82.3-92.0 29 12.0 8.0-17.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 157 149 94.2 87.6-97.4 8 5.8 2.6-12.4
$50,000+ 181 151 81.0 73.1-87.0 30 19.0 13.0-26.9

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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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