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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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 11,945 11,005 89.0 87.9-90.0 940 11.0 10.0-12.1
-Buncombe County 260 242 89.1 82.1-93.5 18 10.9 6.5-17.9
GENDER
Male 100 89 83.8 71.1-91.6 11 16.2 8.4-28.9
Female 160 153 94.2 87.4-97.4 7 5.8 2.6-12.6
RACE
White 243 226 89.7 83.0-93.9 17 10.3 6.1-17.0
Other 13 13 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 50 43 86.3 73.3-93.6 7 13.7 6.4-26.7
45+ 205 194 90.8 81.4-95.7 11 9.2 4.3-18.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 96 89 88.7 76.2-95.1 7 11.3 4.9-23.8
Some College + 164 153 89.3 79.8-94.7 11 10.7 5.3-20.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 137 127 88.7 77.9-94.5 10 11.3 5.5-22.1
$50,000+ 79 72 85.2 70.2-93.4 7 14.8 6.6-29.8

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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
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 t he 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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