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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-WHITE MALES

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 MALES 4,652 4,444 95.6 94.6-96.5 208 4.4 3.5- 5.4
AGE
18-24 117 109 94.5 86.9-97.8 8 5.5 2.2-13.1
25-34 375 359 94.5 90.1-97.0 16 5.5 3.0- 9.9
35-44 695 656 95.2 93.2-96.7 39 4.8 3.3- 6.8
45-54 920 875 96.6 95.2-97.6 45 3.4 2.4- 4.8
55-64 1,108 1,051 95.5 93.8-96.7 57 4.5 3.3- 6.2
65-74 843 809 96.0 94.1-97.2 34 4.0 2.8- 5.9
75+ 579 570 98.9 97.7-99.4 9 1.1 0.6- 2.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 545 512 93.7 89.3-96.4 33 6.3 3.6-10.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,332 1,265 95.1 93.2-96.5 67 4.9 3.5- 6.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,097 1,051 96.7 94.1-98.1 46 3.3 1.9- 5.9
College Graduate 1,673 1,611 95.9 94.1-97.2 62 4.1 2.8- 5.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 323 307 96.3 93.6-97.9 16 3.7 2.1- 6.4
$15,000- 24,999 604 573 94.1 90.8-96.3 31 5.9 3.7- 9.2
$25,000- 34,999 471 448 93.9 87.0-97.3 23 6.1 2.7-13.0
$35,000- 49,999 709 678 95.4 92.0-97.4 31 4.6 2.6- 8.0
$50,000-74,999 828 795 96.3 94.3-97.5 33 3.7 2.5- 5.7
$75,000+ 1,324 1,263 95.8 93.7-97.2 61 4.2 2.8- 6.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,688 1,626 96.9 95.7-97.7 62 3.1 2.3- 4.3
No 2,864 2,727 95.2 93.7-96.3 137 4.8 3.7- 6.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,811 1,740 96.3 95.0-97.3 71 3.7 2.7- 5.0
Non-Veteran 2,837 2,700 95.4 94.0-96.5 137 4.6 3.5- 6.0

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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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