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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

Binge Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,624 14,277 87.1 86.1-88.1 1,347 12.9 11.9-13.9
-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES 1,639 1,580 94.0 91.3-95.9 59 6.0 4.1- 8.7
AGE
18-24 52 48 87.2 64.9-96.1 4 12.8 3.9-35.1
25-34 201 180 88.0 80.6-92.8 21 12.0 7.2-19.4
35-44 281 268 93.1 85.4-96.9 13 6.9 3.1-14.6
45-54 345 329 95.3 91.0-97.6 16 4.7 2.4- 9.0
55-64 305 300 98.4 95.9-99.4 5 1.6 0.6- 4.1
65-74 259 259 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
75+ 179 179 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 312 304 94.4 83.7-98.2 8 5.6 1.8-16.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 542 517 91.8 85.3-95.5 25 8.2 4.5-14.7
Some Post-H.S. 405 390 92.9 87.5-96.0 15 7.1 4.0-12.5
College Graduate 377 366 97.9 95.7-99.0 11 2.1 1.0- 4.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 322 314 96.7 92.8-98.5 8 3.3 1.5- 7.2
$15,000- 24,999 369 346 91.2 86.1-94.5 23 8.8 5.5-13.9
$25,000- 34,999 207 198 94.7 88.2-97.7 9 5.3 2.3-11.8
$35,000- 49,999 192 186 95.0 80.6-98.8 6 5.0 1.2-19.4
$50,000-74,999 164 158 95.4 87.8-98.3 6 4.6 1.7-12.2
$75,000+ 140 137 94.9 82.9-98.6 3 5.1 1.4-17.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 649 633 96.6 93.9-98.1 16 3.4 1.9- 6.1
No 928 886 92.3 88.2-95.0 42 7.7 5.0-11.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 47 88.4 58.4-97.7 3 11.6 2.3-41.6
Non-Veteran 1,589 1,533 94.2 91.5-96.0 56 5.8 4.0- 8.5

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*Binge drinkers (males having five or more drinks on one occasion, females having four or more drinks on one occasion).

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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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