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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 589 532 86.7 81.4-90.7 57 13.3 9.3-18.6
GENDER
Male 194 162 80.3 69.8-87.8 32 19.7 12.2-30.2
Female 395 370 91.8 87.5-94.7 25 8.2 5.3-12.5
RACE
White 406 357 83.6 77.7-88.1 49 16.4 11.9-22.3
Other 178 170 91.3 77.5-97.0 8 8.7 3.0-22.5
AGE
18-44 149 119 80.0 70.1-87.3 30 20.0 12.7-29.9
45+ 434 407 93.3 90.1-95.5 27 6.7 4.5- 9.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 155 143 92.0 84.4-96.0 12 8.0 4.0-15.6
Some College + 432 387 84.4 77.4-89.5 45 15.6 10.5-22.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 217 206 94.2 88.5-97.1 11 5.8 2.9-11.5
$50,000+ 275 234 84.1 77.9-88.9 41 15.9 11.1-22.1

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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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