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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 407 366 84.3 77.4-89.3 41 15.7 10.7-22.6
GENDER
Male 161 136 79.2 68.6-86.9 25 20.8 13.1-31.4
Female 246 230 88.8 78.9-94.4 16 11.2 5.6-21.1
RACE
White 253 224 83.6 75.7-89.3 29 16.4 10.7-24.3
Other 152 140 83.8 71.5-91.4 12 16.2 8.6-28.5
AGE
18-44 136 114 80.6 69.6-88.3 22 19.4 11.7-30.4
45+ 266 247 89.2 82.1-93.7 19 10.8 6.3-17.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 107 98 80.8 64.2-90.8 9 19.2 9.2-35.8
Some College + 299 267 86.1 79.6-90.8 32 13.9 9.2-20.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 160 147 87.7 77.6-93.6 13 12.3 6.4-22.4
$50,000+ 194 170 84.4 75.9-90.3 24 15.6 9.7-24.1

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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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