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Oregon BRFSS Data

Selected Topics by County 2002-2005

Binge Drinking, Adult Females, Oregon, 2002-2005 (Age Adjusted)
Binge drinking: Have had five or more drinks of alcohol on one occasion within the past 30 days.
Source: Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
      95% Confidence  
Females PERCENT   Interval Small Number Interviews
18 years & older weighted % S.S.* L. limit % U. limit % # unweighted N unweighted N
STATEWIDE 8.4   7.7 9.1   941 14573
BAKER 15.7   6.1 34.9 ** 7 101
BENTON 8.4   5.4 13.1   22 358
CLACKAMAS 6.5   4.7 8.9   71 1394
CLATSOP 9.1   4.4 17.8   11 190
COLUMBIA 9.2   4.9 16.5   15 202
COOS 14.1   8.8 21.7   23 323
CROOK 15.2   7.1 29.8   8 85
CURRY 9.3   3.3 23.9 ** 6 101
DESCHUTES 9.6   6.2 14.4   36 534
DOUGLAS 8.8   5.5 13.9   30 521
GILLIAM/WHEELER 3.9   0.8 18.2 ** 2 19
GRANT 5.6   1.7 17.0 ** 4 43
HARNEY 8.0   2.5 22.4 ** 4 43
HOOD RIVER 6.4   2.1 17.9   3 81
JACKSON 9.7   6.8 13.5   53 841
JEFFERSON 5.3   1.7 15.5   4 89
JOSEPHINE 8.0   4.6 13.3   18 368
KLAMATH 10.7   6.0 18.3   24 306
LAKE 10.4   4.0 24.5 ** 5 49
LANE 9.1   7.0 11.7   83 1450
LINCOLN 2.4 s- 1.0 5.5   8 216
LINN 7.2   4.5 11.5   27 475
MALHEUR 1.5 s- 0.5 4.3   4 138
MARION 8.0   5.9 10.8   61 1067
MORROW 4.1   1.3 12.0   4 51
MULTNOMAH 10.8 s+ 9.2 12.7   237 2539
POLK 3.5 s- 1.7 7.2   11 288
TILLAMOOK 19.1 s+ 10.4 32.4   15 129
UMATILLA 5.0   2.6 9.5   14 291
UNION 8.8   4.7 16.1   13 148
WALLOWA 7.4   1.8 25.2 ** 3 40
WASCO/SHERMAN 0.9 s- 0.2 4.4   2 127
WASHINGTON 6.0   4.7 7.7   92 1618
YAMHILL 7.5   4.6 12.0   21 348
* S.S. = Statistical Significance: s+ indicates that the county estimate is greater than the statewide rate; s-, less than the statewide rate; a blank, not different from the statewide rate.
** % based on less than 50 respondents total or fewer than 12 in any one of the three age groups may not accurately reflect behavior of the entire county.
NOTE: Age-adjustment is based on three age groups:18-34; 35-54; and 55+, per the U.S. Standard Million Population.