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Oregon BRFSS Data

Selected Topics by County 2002-2005

Heavy Drinking, Adult Females, Oregon, 2002-2005 (Age Adjusted)
Heavy drinking among females: Had 30 or more drinks of alcohol in 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 6.0   5.4 6.6   839 14507
BAKER 7.8   3.2 17.5 ** 8 101
BENTON 7.6   4.8 11.8   24 358
CLACKAMAS 5.6   4.0 7.7   84 1393
CLATSOP 5.5   2.4 12.1   12 187
COLUMBIA 6.9   3.3 13.9   11 201
COOS 6.2   2.9 12.5   16 317
CROOK 1.5   0.4 5.1 ** 3 83
CURRY 4.6   2.0 10.0 ** 10 99
DESCHUTES 6.7   4.2 10.3   38 529
DOUGLAS 5.3   3.3 8.4   33 517
GILLIAM/WHEELER 3.9   0.8 18.2 ** 2 19
GRANT 4.6   1.3 14.6 ** 4 42
HARNEY 2.7   0.3 18.0 ** 1 43
HOOD RIVER 2.6   0.5 13.3   2 81
JACKSON 6.1   4.2 8.6   49 838
JEFFERSON 1.8   0.3 9.4   2 88
JOSEPHINE 8.3   4.0 16.6   18 367
KLAMATH 5.6   2.8 11.1   18 306
LAKE 2.0   0.3 13.7 ** 1 49
LANE 6.3   4.6 8.7   68 1448
LINCOLN 6.1   3.3 11.1   18 215
LINN 3.9   2.3 6.3   24 472
MALHEUR 0.9 s- 0.2 3.7   2 138
MARION 3.4 s- 2.2 5.2   37 1062
MORROW 5.5   1.7 16.1   4 50
MULTNOMAH 8.6 s+ 7.1 10.3   202 2519
POLK 2.5 s- 1.2 4.8   11 287
TILLAMOOK 9.9   5.0 18.7   12 130
UMATILLA 3.1   1.5 6.1   11 290
UNION 5.3   2.5 10.7   8 147
WALLOWA 5.6   1.6 17.8 ** 3 40
WASCO/SHERMAN 3.0   0.7 12.3   3 126
WASHINGTON 5.1   3.9 6.6   88 1619
YAMHILL 5.2   2.8 9.6   12 346
* 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 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.