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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 378 347 90.5 86.2-93.6 31 9.5 6.4-13.8
GENDER
Male 139 123 88.4 80.5-93.4 16 11.6 6.6-19.5
Female 239 224 92.2 87.0-95.5 15 7.8 4.5-13.0
RACE
White 288 264 90.1 85.1-93.6 24 9.9 6.4-14.9
Other 86 79 91.0 80.9-96.1 7 9.0 3.9-19.1
AGE
18-44 97 81 86.5 78.0-92.1 16 13.5 7.9-22.0
45+ 278 263 93.9 89.7-96.4 15 6.1 3.6-10.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 111 103 92.8 85.0-96.7 8 7.2 3.3-15.0
Some College + 267 244 89.5 83.9-93.3 23 10.5 6.7-16.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 138 128 92.0 84.8-96.0 10 8.0 4.0-15.2
$50,000+ 182 161 87.0 79.9-91.9 21 13.0 8.1-20.1

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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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