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Oregon BRFSS Data

Selected Topics by County 2002-2005

Binge Drinking, Adult Males, 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  
Males PERCENT   Interval Small Number Interviews
18 years & older weighted % S.S.* L. limit % U. limit % # unweighted N nweighted N
STATEWIDE 21.8   20.6 23.0   1,778 9370
BAKER 26.8   15.7 41.9   18 69
BENTON 20.5   14.8 27.7   44 269
CLACKAMAS 22.9   19.0 27.2   155 811
CLATSOP 34.0 s+ 23.8 45.9   28 127
COLUMBIA 20.9   13.0 31.7   26 151
COOS 26.0   17.2 37.2   37 209
CROOK 17.8   8.0 35.2 ** 11 68
CURRY 34.0   19.5 52.3 ** 20 78
DESCHUTES 23.3   17.7 30.0   78 383
DOUGLAS 17.7   11.6 26.1   41 299
GILLIAM/WHEELER 22.4       ** 2 15
GRANT 13.2   5.0 30.8 ** 5 24
HARNEY 26.7   9.4 56.3 ** 6 32
HOOD RIVER 16.6   6.3 37.0 ** 8 48
JACKSON 20.5   15.9 26.0   89 532
JEFFERSON 20.2   11.1 33.8 ** 13 53
JOSEPHINE 24.0   15.4 35.3   32 243
KLAMATH 24.3   16.9 33.7   35 218
LAKE 15.5   6.4 33.1 ** 6 35
LANE 23.9   20.4 27.9   181 908
LINCOLN 27.2   18.3 38.4   27 154
LINN 22.2   16.0 30.0   55 299
MALHEUR 11.5   5.4 22.8   14 78
MARION 20.3   16.4 25.0   118 664
MORROW 25.4   8.9 54.4 ** 6 30
MULTNOMAH 22.7   20.1 25.4   356 1590
POLK 17.8   10.9 27.6   25 169
TILLAMOOK 20.9   9.8 39.0 ** 16 85
UMATILLA 23.0   16.2 31.6   41 197
UNION 25.5   15.1 39.8   15 76
WALLOWA 34.2   18.1 54.9 ** 8 45
WASCO/SHERMAN 22.4   12.9 36.1   15 91
WASHINGTON 16.9 s- 14.3 20.0   200 1116
YAMHILL 24.7   17.7 33.3   47 204
* 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 less 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.