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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance 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 13,008 11,912 87.2 85.9-88.4 1,096 12.8 11.6-14.1
-Alamance County 349 326 85.7 72.2-93.3 23 14.3 6.7-27.8
GENDER
Male 123 109 84.0 70.5-92.0 14 16.0 8.0-29.5
Female 226 217 87.1 60.9-96.7 9 12.9 3.3-39.1
RACE
White 285 267 84.7 66.8-93.8 18 15.3 6.2-33.2
Other 62 58 91.6 77.2-97.2 4 8.4 2.8-22.8
AGE
18-44 83 75 80.1 54.1-93.2 8 19.9 6.8-45.9
45+ 262 247 90.9 84.5-94.8 15 9.1 5.2-15.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 161 148 84.7 71.5-92.5 13 15.3 7.5-28.5
Some College + 188 178 86.5 61.0-96.3 10 13.5 3.7-39.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 188 180 84.1 56.4-95.6 8 15.9 4.4-43.6
$50,000+ 116 102 82.4 67.2-91.4 14 17.6 8.6-32.8

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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
1=Yes = Respondents who report they did not drink in the past 30 days and who did not have five or more drinks on an occasion.
No = Respondents who report they did drink in the past 30 days and had five or more drinks on one or more occasions in the past month.

^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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