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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

Alcohol Consumption

Binge Drinking*
(CDC calculated variable)

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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
-New Hanover County 321 282 83.6 77.0-88.6 39 16.4 11.4-23.0
GENDER
Male 114 95 82.1 71.8-89.1 19 17.9 10.9-28.2
Female 207 187 85.1 75.5-91.4 20 14.9 8.6-24.5
RACE
White 267 236 83.5 75.9-89.0 31 16.5 11.0-24.1
Other 54 46 84.1 67.2-93.2 8 15.9 6.8-32.8
AGE
18-44 69 50 72.3 58.0-83.2 19 27.7 16.8-42.0
45+ 247 228 90.7 85.1-94.3 19 9.3 5.7-14.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 97 90 88.3 74.9-95.0 7 11.7 5.0-25.1
Some College + 224 192 81.7 73.5-87.8 32 18.3 12.2-26.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 153 135 83.2 71.8-90.6 18 16.8 9.4-28.2
$50,000+ 110 90 76.9 65.4-85.4 20 23.1 14.6-34.6

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*Binge drinkers--males having five or more drinks on one occasion OR 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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