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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 691 619 87.3 82.2-91.1 72 12.7 8.9-17.8
GENDER
Male 246 209 81.7 72.0-88.6 37 18.3 11.4-28.0
Female 445 410 92.5 88.9-94.9 35 7.5 5.1-11.1
RACE
White 511 447 85.0 80.2-88.7 64 15.0 11.3-19.8
Other 171 164 91.1 74.4-97.3 7 8.9 2.7-25.6
AGE
18-44 227 192 84.0 75.4-89.9 35 16.0 10.1-24.6
45+ 456 420 91.8 88.4-94.3 36 8.2 5.7-11.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 163 152 88.4 70.5-96.0 11 11.6 4.0-29.5
Some College + 526 465 86.8 82.1-90.5 61 13.2 9.5-17.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 236 217 88.8 72.7-95.9 19 11.2 4.1-27.3
$50,000+ 364 316 83.9 77.8-88.6 48 16.1 11.4-22.2

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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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