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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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 15,624 14,277 87.1 86.1-88.1 1,347 12.9 11.9-13.9
-Iredell County 421 372 84.6 79.1-88.8 49 15.4 11.2-20.9
GENDER
Male 145 116 75.3 64.9-83.5 29 24.7 16.5-35.1
Female 276 256 91.4 86.4-94.7 20 8.6 5.3-13.6
RACE
White 368 322 83.6 77.7-88.2 46 16.4 11.8-22.3
Other 51 48 89.5 67.3-97.3 3 10.5 2.7-32.7
AGE
18-44 126 96 75.7 65.8-83.4 30 24.3 16.6-34.2
45+ 295 276 93.5 89.6-96.0 19 6.5 4.0-10.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 188 168 83.4 73.9-90.0 20 16.6 10.0-26.1
Some College + 231 202 85.3 78.3-90.3 29 14.7 9.7-21.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 198 179 88.1 80.9-92.8 19 11.9 7.2-19.1
$50,000+ 157 130 78.2 68.0-85.9 27 21.8 14.1-32.0

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*Binge drinkers (males having five or more drinks on one occasion, 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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