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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 579 507 83.6 78.9-87.5 72 16.4 12.5-21.1
GENDER
Male 242 199 78.6 71.4-84.4 43 21.4 15.6-28.6
Female 337 308 88.5 81.5-93.1 29 11.5 6.9-18.5
RACE
White 430 370 81.0 75.0-85.8 60 19.0 14.2-25.0
Other 148 136 88.7 79.5-94.1 12 11.3 5.9-20.5
AGE
18-44 204 162 77.3 69.2-83.8 42 22.7 16.2-30.8
45+ 370 340 90.7 86.5-93.7 30 9.3 6.3-13.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 139 123 79.6 68.0-87.7 16 20.4 12.3-32.0
Some College + 439 383 85.2 80.1-89.2 56 14.8 10.8-19.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 210 189 88.8 81.7-93.4 21 11.2 6.6-18.3
$50,000+ 308 262 79.9 72.9-85.5 46 20.1 14.5-27.1

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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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