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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Alcohol Consumption

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
-Buncombe County 391 358 86.0 79.8-90.5 33 14.0 9.5-20.2
GENDER
Male 141 123 80.6 69.6-88.3 18 19.4 11.7-30.4
Female 250 235 90.7 83.6-94.9 15 9.3 5.1-16.4
RACE
White 356 325 85.8 79.5-90.4 31 14.2 9.6-20.5
Other 32 30 86.0 47.4-97.7 2 14.0 2.3-52.6
AGE
18-44 106 87 77.4 66.0-85.8 19 22.6 14.2-34.0
45+ 284 270 94.1 89.8-96.6 14 5.9 3.4-10.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 119 112 94.4 86.6-97.7 7 5.6 2.3-13.4
Some College + 269 243 81.9 73.6-88.1 26 18.1 11.9-26.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 184 172 87.0 76.8-93.1 12 13.0 6.9-23.2
$50,000+ 159 140 82.8 72.6-89.7 19 17.2 10.3-27.4

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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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