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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-FEMALES

Heavy Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,796 9,528 97.0 96.5-97.4 268 3.0 2.6- 3.5
RACE
White 7,329 7,095 96.5 95.8-97.0 234 3.5 3.0- 4.2
African American 1,780 1,757 98.2 96.9-98.9 23 1.8 1.1- 3.1
Asian 73 71 98.8 94.5-99.7 2 1.2 0.3- 5.5
Native American 187 182 95.2 82.3-98.8 5 4.8 1.2-17.7
Other Minorities 389 385 99.1 97.5-99.7 4 0.9 0.3- 2.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 436 429 99.0 97.6-99.6 7 1.0 0.4- 2.4
-English Speaking 204 198 97.6 94.1-99.0 6 2.4 1.0- 5.9
-Spanish Speaking 231 230 99.9 99.0- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0
Non-Hispanic 9,339 9,078 96.8 96.3-97.3 261 3.2 2.7- 3.7
AGE
18-24 381 369 96.8 93.6-98.4 12 3.2 1.6- 6.4
25-34 1,191 1,165 97.4 95.8-98.4 26 2.6 1.6- 4.2
35-44 1,650 1,595 96.7 95.4-97.6 55 3.3 2.4- 4.6
45-54 1,918 1,839 95.6 94.3-96.6 79 4.4 3.4- 5.7
55-64 1,910 1,865 97.5 96.6-98.2 45 2.5 1.8- 3.4
65-74 1,456 1,426 97.7 96.5-98.4 30 2.3 1.6- 3.5
75+ 1,205 1,187 98.3 97.0-99.0 18 1.7 1.0- 3.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,451 1,437 98.4 96.8-99.2 14 1.6 0.8- 3.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,988 2,927 97.3 96.3-98.0 61 2.7 2.0- 3.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,569 2,491 96.9 95.8-97.7 78 3.1 2.3- 4.2
College Graduate 2,765 2,650 96.0 94.9-96.9 115 4.0 3.1- 5.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,301 1,281 97.5 95.3-98.7 20 2.5 1.3- 4.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,709 1,676 98.4 97.5-99.0 33 1.6 1.0- 2.5
$25,000- 34,999 1,162 1,135 97.7 96.4-98.5 27 2.3 1.5- 3.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,317 1,278 97.1 95.9-98.0 39 2.9 2.0- 4.1
$50,000-74,999 1,174 1,127 95.2 92.8-96.8 47 4.8 3.2- 7.2
$75,000+ 1,529 1,450 94.7 93.0-95.9 79 5.3 4.1- 7.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,590 3,509 96.9 95.8-97.7 81 3.1 2.3- 4.2
No 5,932 5,748 96.9 96.3-97.4 184 3.1 2.6- 3.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 216 201 91.6 84.4-95.6 15 8.4 4.4-15.6
Non-Veteran 9,576 9,323 97.1 96.6-97.5 253 2.9 2.5- 3.4

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*Heavy drinkers--adult men having more than two drinks per day and adult women having more than one drink per day.

^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.

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