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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 MALES 710 629 84.2 79.0-88.3 81 15.8 11.7-21.0
AGE
18-24 29 23 74.1 48.7-89.6 6 25.9 10.4-51.3
25-34 68 53 72.5 56.2-84.4 15 27.5 15.6-43.8
35-44 133 116 85.6 76.6-91.5 17 14.4 8.5-23.4
45-54 173 148 84.3 76.2-90.0 25 15.7 10.0-23.8
55-64 152 137 92.8 87.6-96.0 15 7.2 4.0-12.4
65-74 87 84 95.7 87.3-98.6 3 4.3 1.4-12.7
75+ 62 62 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 126 117 88.5 77.1-94.7 9 11.5 5.3-22.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 281 240 80.0 70.3-87.1 41 20.0 12.9-29.7
Some Post-H.S. 168 142 81.4 71.0-88.7 26 18.6 11.3-29.0
College Graduate 132 127 94.1 85.8-97.7 5 5.9 2.3-14.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 102 94 81.4 63.2-91.7 8 18.6 8.3-36.8
$15,000- 24,999 132 118 84.2 68.8-92.7 14 15.8 7.3-31.2
$25,000- 34,999 89 72 67.6 45.9-83.7 17 32.4 16.3-54.1
$35,000- 49,999 127 112 87.3 78.0-93.0 15 12.7 7.0-22.0
$50,000-74,999 88 76 84.4 70.9-92.3 12 15.6 7.7-29.1
$75,000+ 101 89 85.9 74.3-92.7 12 14.1 7.3-25.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 286 264 85.1 74.2-91.9 22 14.9 8.1-25.8
No 390 338 83.8 77.5-88.6 52 16.2 11.4-22.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 238 212 83.5 71.2-91.2 26 16.5 8.8-28.8
Non-Veteran 472 417 84.5 78.7-88.9 55 15.5 11.1-21.3

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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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