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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-MALES

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
-MALES 4,846 4,192 81.7 79.4-83.8 654 18.3 16.2-20.6
RACE
White 3,872 3,346 80.6 77.9-83.0 526 19.4 17.0-22.1
African American 587 515 83.7 77.9-88.2 72 16.3 11.8-22.1
Other Minorities 343 290 83.9 74.5-90.2 53 16.1 9.8-25.5
AGE
18-24 198 154 74.8 64.1-83.2 44 25.2 16.8-35.9
25-34 412 305 74.3 67.6-80.0 107 25.7 20.0-32.4
35-44 707 548 75.9 70.5-80.6 159 24.1 19.4-29.5
45-54 1,007 817 80.9 76.7-84.6 190 19.1 15.4-23.3
55-64 1,068 966 90.5 87.6-92.8 102 9.5 7.2-12.4
65+ 1,435 1,385 96.9 95.3-97.9 50 3.1 2.1- 4.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 667 595 83.6 76.1-89.1 72 16.4 10.9-23.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,419 1,245 84.5 80.6-87.8 174 15.5 12.2-19.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,141 974 78.6 72.7-83.4 167 21.4 16.6-27.3
College Graduate 1,611 1,370 80.5 77.0-83.5 241 19.5 16.5-23.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 413 376 85.3 75.1-91.8 37 14.7 8.2-24.9
$15,000- 24,999 712 626 83.4 76.4-88.6 86 16.6 11.4-23.6
$25,000- 34,999 496 435 80.5 71.9-86.9 61 19.5 13.1-28.1
$35,000- 49,999 629 551 84.0 78.0-88.6 78 16.0 11.4-22.0
$50,000- 74,999 707 594 78.0 72.2-82.9 113 22.0 17.1-27.8
$75,000+ 1,318 1,090 78.2 73.4-82.3 228 21.8 17.7-26.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,618 1,468 83.3 78.0-87.5 150 16.7 12.5-22.0
No 2,954 2,484 79.9 77.1-82.5 470 20.1 17.5-22.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,510 1,372 86.3 81.7-89.8 138 13.7 10.2-18.3
Non-Veteran 2,946 2,489 80.5 77.6-83.1 457 19.5 16.9-22.4

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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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