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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 8,162 7,720 92.3 91.1-93.3 442 7.7 6.7- 8.9
RACE
White 6,437 6,079 91.9 90.5-93.0 358 8.1 7.0- 9.5
African American 1,222 1,163 92.7 88.7-95.4 59 7.3 4.6-11.3
Other Minorities 465 441 94.4 90.5-96.8 24 5.6 3.2- 9.5
AGE
18-24 201 164 82.3 73.9-88.4 37 17.7 11.6-26.1
25-34 792 703 89.3 86.0-91.8 89 10.7 8.2-14.0
35-44 1,246 1,117 89.6 87.1-91.7 129 10.4 8.3-12.9
45-54 1,493 1,386 93.3 91.3-94.8 107 6.7 5.2- 8.7
55-64 1,662 1,606 95.9 94.2-97.1 56 4.1 2.9- 5.8
65+ 2,675 2,651 99.3 98.8-99.5 24 0.7 0.5- 1.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,031 1,006 96.6 94.2-98.0 25 3.4 2.0- 5.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,452 2,343 93.0 90.8-94.7 109 7.0 5.3- 9.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,149 2,035 91.9 88.9-94.1 114 8.1 5.9-11.1
College Graduate 2,520 2,326 90.3 88.1-92.1 194 9.7 7.9-11.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,015 975 90.6 83.8-94.8 40 9.4 5.2-16.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,347 1,306 94.6 90.6-97.0 41 5.4 3.0- 9.4
$25,000- 34,999 841 802 94.4 91.8-96.3 39 5.6 3.7- 8.2
$35,000- 49,999 1,048 986 91.7 88.2-94.1 62 8.3 5.9-11.8
$50,000- 74,999 1,080 1,009 92.6 89.8-94.6 71 7.4 5.4-10.2
$75,000+ 1,440 1,298 88.7 85.9-90.9 142 11.3 9.1-14.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,940 2,852 94.8 92.3-96.5 88 5.2 3.5- 7.7
No 4,834 4,499 90.7 89.2-92.1 335 9.3 7.9-10.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 182 169 94.3 89.3-97.0 13 5.7 3.0-10.7
Non-Veteran 7,285 6,883 91.9 90.6-93.1 402 8.1 6.9- 9.4

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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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