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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 262 242 92.1 86.8-95.4 20 7.9 4.6-13.2
GENDER
Male 93 81 90.3 81.6-95.2 12 9.7 4.8-18.4
Female 169 161 93.9 85.9-97.5 8 6.1 2.5-14.1
RACE
White 218 201 89.7 82.7-94.1 17 10.3 5.9-17.3
Other 44 41 97.4 90.9-99.3 3 2.6 0.7- 9.1
AGE
18-44 55 50 92.3 80.9-97.1 5 7.7 2.9-19.1
45+ 206 191 91.9 86.2-95.4 15 8.1 4.6-13.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 134 126 93.4 85.3-97.1 8 6.6 2.9-14.7
Some College + 128 116 90.3 82.2-94.9 12 9.7 5.1-17.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 137 126 90.3 80.7-95.3 11 9.7 4.7-19.3
$50,000+ 77 69 90.0 79.5-95.5 8 10.0 4.5-20.5

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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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