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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

Binge Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 873 787 90.5 88.0-92.5 86 9.5 7.5-12.0
AGE
18-24 60 50 85.6 73.3-92.8 10 14.4 7.2-26.7
25-34 138 114 83.3 74.8-89.3 24 16.7 10.7-25.2
35-44 170 154 90.4 83.7-94.5 16 9.6 5.5-16.3
45-54 173 153 91.7 86.9-94.9 20 8.3 5.1-13.1
55-64 165 154 93.8 88.3-96.8 11 6.2 3.2-11.7
65-74 103 98 93.4 82.0-97.8 5 6.6 2.2-18.0
75+ 59 59 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 216 198 93.3 88.6-96.2 18 6.7 3.8-11.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 327 293 89.7 85.3-92.9 34 10.3 7.1-14.7
Some Post-H.S. 187 167 87.2 79.8-92.2 20 12.8 7.8-20.2
College Graduate 141 127 92.4 86.4-95.9 14 7.6 4.1-13.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 140 127 91.7 83.8-95.9 13 8.3 4.1-16.2
$15,000- 24,999 176 157 90.7 85.0-94.4 19 9.3 5.6-15.0
$25,000- 34,999 109 103 95.2 88.9-98.0 6 4.8 2.0-11.1
$35,000- 49,999 121 103 81.3 70.9-88.6 18 18.7 11.4-29.1
$50,000-74,999 97 81 85.8 76.9-91.7 16 14.2 8.3-23.1
$75,000+ 64 59 89.6 76.7-95.8 5 10.4 4.2-23.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 296 274 92.6 88.3-95.4 22 7.4 4.6-11.7
No 535 477 90.0 86.7-92.5 58 10.0 7.5-13.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 253 233 90.4 84.6-94.2 20 9.6 5.8-15.4
Non-Veteran 586 524 90.7 87.7-93.0 62 9.3 7.0-12.3
Currently Serving 28 25 89.4 65.8-97.3 3 10.6 2.7-34.2

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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 (MAHEC): 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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