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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 348 313 85.7 79.4-90.4 35 14.3 9.6-20.6
GENDER
Male 131 110 80.2 69.2-88.0 21 19.8 12.0-30.8
Female 217 203 90.5 82.4-95.1 14 9.5 4.9-17.6
RACE
White 295 263 83.7 76.2-89.2 32 16.3 10.8-23.8
Other 53 50 94.4 83.1-98.3 3 5.6 1.7-16.9
AGE
18-44 94 76 77.8 65.6-86.6 18 22.2 13.4-34.4
45+ 250 233 92.6 87.7-95.6 17 7.4 4.4-12.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 191 177 89.8 80.9-94.8 14 10.2 5.2-19.1
Some College + 155 134 82.0 72.0-89.0 21 18.0 11.0-28.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 194 176 87.7 79.6-92.9 18 12.3 7.1-20.4
$50,000+ 86 73 85.9 75.6-92.2 13 14.1 7.8-24.4

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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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