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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wayne 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
-Wayne County 442 398 84.7 77.8-89.8 44 15.3 10.2-22.2
GENDER
Male 138 113 77.6 64.6-86.8 25 22.4 13.2-35.4
Female 304 285 90.6 83.0-95.0 19 9.4 5.0-17.0
RACE
White 280 247 81.5 71.5-88.5 33 18.5 11.5-28.5
Other 160 149 90.4 82.0-95.1 11 9.6 4.9-18.0
AGE
18-44 123 97 77.5 65.3-86.4 26 22.5 13.6-34.7
45+ 315 297 93.0 88.8-95.7 18 7.0 4.3-11.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 218 204 88.1 75.7-94.6 14 11.9 5.4-24.3
Some College + 223 194 82.2 73.3-88.5 29 17.8 11.5-26.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 244 223 82.3 70.3-90.2 21 17.7 9.8-29.7
$50,000+ 140 119 84.1 75.5-90.1 21 15.9 9.9-24.5

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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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