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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 359 327 86.3 80.5-90.5 32 13.7 9.5-19.5
GENDER
Male 135 108 73.2 62.7-81.7 27 26.8 18.3-37.3
Female 224 219 96.9 92.1-98.8 5 3.1 1.2- 7.9
RACE
White 329 300 86.0 79.8-90.5 29 14.0 9.5-20.2
Other 26 23 87.0 62.7-96.4 3 13.0 3.6-37.3
AGE
18-44 75 64 82.4 69.6-90.5 11 17.6 9.5-30.4
45+ 281 260 88.5 82.6-92.6 21 11.5 7.4-17.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 178 166 87.9 77.9-93.8 12 12.1 6.2-22.1
Some College + 181 161 84.7 77.0-90.1 20 15.3 9.9-23.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 192 180 88.7 79.1-94.2 12 11.3 5.8-20.9
$50,000+ 120 101 80.0 70.1-87.2 19 20.0 12.8-29.9

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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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