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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-WHITE 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
-WHITE FEMALES 7,451 6,994 91.3 90.0-92.5 457 8.7 7.5-10.0
AGE
18-24 145 121 78.4 67.6-86.4 24 21.6 13.6-32.4
25-34 597 511 85.0 80.9-88.4 86 15.0 11.6-19.1
35-44 1,045 931 90.9 88.7-92.6 114 9.1 7.4-11.3
45-54 1,400 1,263 91.1 89.2-92.6 137 8.9 7.4-10.8
55-64 1,618 1,544 95.6 94.2-96.6 74 4.4 3.4- 5.8
65-74 1,418 1,401 98.6 97.6-99.2 17 1.4 0.8- 2.4
75+ 1,175 1,171 99.7 99.3-99.9 4 0.3 0.1- 0.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 825 808 95.7 91.9-97.8 17 4.3 2.2- 8.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,149 2,064 92.8 89.6-95.0 85 7.2 5.0-10.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,157 2,025 92.2 90.1-93.9 132 7.8 6.1- 9.9
College Graduate 2,304 2,081 88.2 85.7-90.3 223 11.8 9.7-14.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 791 765 91.1 80.6-96.2 26 8.9 3.8-19.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,084 1,035 91.4 87.0-94.5 49 8.6 5.5-13.0
$25,000- 34,999 746 711 92.9 89.1-95.5 35 7.1 4.5-10.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,036 967 92.1 89.1-94.3 69 7.9 5.7-10.9
$50,000-74,999 1,057 965 89.9 86.7-92.3 92 10.1 7.7-13.3
$75,000+ 1,525 1,365 88.3 85.2-90.8 160 11.7 9.2-14.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,814 2,697 93.5 91.7-94.9 117 6.5 5.1- 8.3
No 4,500 4,169 90.4 88.6-91.9 331 9.6 8.1-11.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 140 128 94.0 88.4-97.0 12 6.0 3.0-11.6
Non-Veteran 7,311 6,866 91.3 90.0-92.5 445 8.7 7.5-10.0

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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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