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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-WHITE 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
-WHITE MALES 4,694 4,029 80.7 78.8-82.4 665 19.3 17.6-21.2
AGE
18-24 119 88 74.0 63.7-82.2 31 26.0 17.8-36.3
25-34 376 256 67.9 61.9-73.3 120 32.1 26.7-38.1
35-44 701 525 74.5 70.4-78.2 176 25.5 21.8-29.6
45-54 927 760 80.9 77.4-84.0 167 19.1 16.0-22.6
55-64 1,119 1,005 89.5 87.0-91.6 114 10.5 8.4-13.0
65-74 851 802 94.6 92.6-96.1 49 5.4 3.9- 7.4
75+ 586 578 98.5 96.7-99.4 8 1.5 0.6- 3.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 554 499 84.6 78.1-89.4 55 15.4 10.6-21.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,335 1,129 79.9 76.3-83.2 206 20.1 16.8-23.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,115 952 81.1 76.8-84.7 163 18.9 15.3-23.2
College Graduate 1,684 1,444 79.9 77.0-82.6 240 20.1 17.4-23.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 327 288 82.0 73.6-88.1 39 18.0 11.9-26.4
$15,000- 24,999 611 550 87.0 82.3-90.7 61 13.0 9.3-17.7
$25,000- 34,999 476 424 84.4 77.3-89.6 52 15.6 10.4-22.7
$35,000- 49,999 715 621 82.8 78.0-86.8 94 17.2 13.2-22.0
$50,000-74,999 833 708 81.6 77.5-85.1 125 18.4 14.9-22.5
$75,000+ 1,331 1,073 74.7 71.0-78.0 258 25.3 22.0-29.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,703 1,539 86.0 82.9-88.6 164 14.0 11.4-17.1
No 2,891 2,409 78.4 75.9-80.6 482 21.6 19.4-24.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,823 1,639 86.0 83.3-88.4 184 14.0 11.6-16.7
Non-Veteran 2,867 2,387 78.5 76.1-80.7 480 21.5 19.3-23.9

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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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