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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Binge Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,008 11,912 87.2 85.9-88.4 1,096 12.8 11.6-14.1
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,809 1,678 88.7 85.5-91.3 131 11.3 8.7-14.5
GENDER
Male 587 515 83.7 77.9-88.2 72 16.3 11.8-22.1
Female 1,222 1,163 92.7 88.7-95.4 59 7.3 4.6-11.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 14 66.5 23.8-92.6 2 33.5 7.4-76.2
Non-Hispanic 1,792 1,663 89.0 85.8-91.6 129 11.0 8.4-14.2
AGE
18-24 87 70 82.7 69.8-90.9 17 17.3 9.1-30.2
25-34 200 178 88.5 80.9-93.4 22 11.5 6.6-19.1
35-44 281 251 87.6 79.8-92.7 30 12.4 7.3-20.2
45-54 389 351 84.9 75.6-91.1 38 15.1 8.9-24.4
55-64 398 384 93.8 86.3-97.3 14 6.2 2.7-13.7
65+ 437 427 97.4 92.9-99.1 10 2.6 0.9- 7.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 306 287 85.9 74.9-92.5 19 14.1 7.5-25.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 645 592 87.7 81.7-91.9 53 12.3 8.1-18.3
Some Post-H.S. 447 418 90.7 82.7-95.3 29 9.3 4.7-17.3
College Graduate 407 377 90.1 84.6-93.7 30 9.9 6.3-15.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 351 330 89.3 77.0-95.4 21 10.7 4.6-23.0
$15,000- 24,999 383 359 88.1 80.1-93.2 24 11.9 6.8-19.9
$25,000- 34,999 200 179 80.8 64.5-90.7 21 19.2 9.3-35.5
$35,000-49,999 211 201 95.6 88.7-98.4 10 4.4 1.6-11.3
$50,000- 74,999 199 179 89.1 81.6-93.7 20 10.9 6.3-18.4
$75,000+ 191 169 85.5 76.6-91.4 22 14.5 8.6-23.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 709 670 88.5 80.6-93.4 39 11.5 6.6-19.4
No 965 879 87.4 83.4-90.5 86 12.6 9.5-16.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 217 195 86.3 77.5-92.1 22 13.7 7.9-22.5
Non-Veteran 1,441 1,339 88.4 84.5-91.4 102 11.6 8.6-15.5

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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
1=Yes = Respondents who report they did not drink in the past 30 days and who did not have five or more drinks on an occasion.
No = Respondents who report they did drink in the past 30 days and had five or more drinks on one or more occasions in the past month.

^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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