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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

Binge Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,263 1,231 97.2 95.4-98.3 32 2.8 1.7- 4.6
GENDER
Female 1,263 1,231 97.2 95.4-98.3 32 2.8 1.7- 4.6
RACE
African American 1,263 1,231 97.2 95.4-98.3 32 2.8 1.7- 4.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 13 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
-English Speaking 13 13 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,250 1,218 97.2 95.4-98.3 32 2.8 1.7- 4.6
AGE
18-24 93 87 94.7 85.8-98.2 6 5.3 1.8-14.2
25-34 200 184 93.5 87.2-96.8 16 6.5 3.2-12.8
35-44 261 252 96.1 90.5-98.4 9 3.9 1.6- 9.5
45-54 258 257 99.9 99.4- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6
55-64 184 184 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
65-74 148 148 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
75+ 106 106 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 293 289 98.2 92.2-99.6 4 1.8 0.4- 7.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 428 410 95.6 91.5-97.8 18 4.4 2.2- 8.5
Some Post-H.S. 302 295 98.0 95.3-99.2 7 2.0 0.8- 4.7
College Graduate 237 234 98.1 92.0-99.6 3 1.9 0.4- 8.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 274 264 93.8 85.5-97.5 10 6.2 2.5-14.5
$15,000- 24,999 285 273 96.0 90.8-98.3 12 4.0 1.7- 9.2
$25,000- 34,999 162 161 99.5 96.8-99.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2
$35,000- 49,999 112 109 96.9 89.4-99.2 3 3.1 0.8-10.6
$50,000-74,999 64 64 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 53 52 98.4 89.4-99.8 1 1.6 0.2-10.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 16 15 93.9 66.3-99.2 1 6.1 0.8-33.7
Guilford 70 68 94.7 78.4-98.9 2 5.3 1.1-21.6
Mecklenburg 82 78 93.5 81.4-98.0 4 6.5 2.0-18.6
Orange 31 30 96.3 77.6-99.5 1 3.7 0.5-22.4
Wake 55 54 98.9 92.4-99.8 1 1.1 0.2- 7.6
Chatham/Lee 53 51 96.2 85.5-99.1 2 3.8 0.9-14.5
Nash/Wilson 81 80 98.9 92.7-99.9 1 1.1 0.1- 7.3
Craven/Pamlico 57 55 97.1 88.7-99.3 2 2.9 0.7-11.3
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 9 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 6 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Franklin/Gran./Vance 104 102 98.7 94.7-99.7 2 1.3 0.3- 5.3
Graham/Swain/Jackson 8 8 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 95 93 96.7 86.5-99.2 2 3.3 0.8-13.5
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 102 98 95.4 86.7-98.5 4 4.6 1.5-13.3
Northeast NC I 171 168 97.3 91.3-99.2 3 2.7 0.8- 8.7
Northeast NC II 100 97 97.1 90.8-99.1 3 2.9 0.9- 9.2
Northeastern Partnership 271 265 97.2 93.6-98.8 6 2.8 1.2- 6.4
Mountain AHEC 31 30 96.5 78.7-99.5 1 3.5 0.5-21.3
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 671 656 97.9 95.7-99.0 15 2.1 1.0- 4.3
Piedmont 547 531 96.6 93.6-98.2 16 3.4 1.8- 6.4
Western NC 45 44 98.0 86.7-99.7 1 2.0 0.3-13.3

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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
No = Respondents who report they did not drink in the past 30 days and who did not have five or more drinks on an occasion.
Yes = Respondents who report they did drink in t he past 30 days and had five or more drinks on one or more occasions in the past month.

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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