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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-WHITE FEMALES

Heavy Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,525 14,957 96.1 95.6-96.6 568 3.9 3.4- 4.4
-WHITE FEMALES 7,410 7,138 96.0 95.1-96.7 272 4.0 3.3- 4.9
AGE
18-24 145 139 93.9 83.9-97.9 6 6.1 2.1-16.1
25-34 596 575 96.3 93.7-97.9 21 3.7 2.1- 6.3
35-44 1,042 1,002 96.8 95.4-97.8 40 3.2 2.2- 4.6
45-54 1,391 1,305 94.2 92.5-95.5 86 5.8 4.5- 7.5
55-64 1,612 1,546 96.0 94.6-97.1 66 4.0 2.9- 5.4
65-74 1,413 1,377 97.1 95.9-98.0 36 2.9 2.0- 4.1
75+ 1,159 1,143 98.3 97.0-99.1 16 1.7 0.9- 3.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 818 809 97.4 93.4-99.0 9 2.6 1.0- 6.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,138 2,087 97.2 95.8-98.1 51 2.8 1.9- 4.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,143 2,068 96.6 95.5-97.5 75 3.4 2.5- 4.5
College Graduate 2,295 2,158 94.1 91.9-95.7 137 5.9 4.3- 8.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 790 783 98.8 97.2-99.5 7 1.2 0.5- 2.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,082 1,056 97.5 95.1-98.7 26 2.5 1.3- 4.9
$25,000- 34,999 742 725 97.1 94.6-98.4 17 2.9 1.6- 5.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,036 989 96.3 94.7-97.4 47 3.7 2.6- 5.3
$50,000-74,999 1,047 985 95.2 93.4-96.5 62 4.8 3.5- 6.6
$75,000+ 1,519 1,428 93.5 90.6-95.6 91 6.5 4.4- 9.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,797 2,718 96.4 95.0-97.5 79 3.6 2.5- 5.0
No 4,474 4,286 95.8 94.6-96.7 188 4.2 3.3- 5.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 140 134 97.5 94.2-98.9 6 2.5 1.1- 5.8
Non-Veteran 7,270 7,004 96.0 95.1-96.7 266 4.0 3.3- 4.9

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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
No = Respondents reported having LESS than or equal to 2 drinks/day for MALES and LESS than or equal to 1 drink/day for FEMALES.
Yes = Respondents reported having MORE than 2 drinks/day for MALES and MORE than 1 drink/day for FEMALES.

^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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