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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-MALES

Heavy Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,921 12,448 95.6 94.9-96.3 473 4.4 3.7- 5.1
-MALES 4,802 4,590 95.0 93.7-96.1 212 5.0 3.9- 6.3
RACE
White 3,843 3,663 94.8 93.5-95.9 180 5.2 4.1- 6.5
African American 582 567 96.0 92.1-98.0 15 4.0 2.0- 7.9
Other Minorities 336 321 94.5 86.6-97.8 15 5.5 2.2-13.4
AGE
18-24 196 186 93.8 86.2-97.3 10 6.2 2.7-13.8
25-34 408 386 94.3 90.2-96.8 22 5.7 3.2- 9.8
35-44 706 670 93.8 90.2-96.1 36 6.2 3.9- 9.8
45-54 998 939 94.5 92.2-96.1 59 5.5 3.9- 7.8
55-64 1,057 1,017 96.9 95.5-97.9 40 3.1 2.1- 4.5
65+ 1,419 1,375 97.5 96.3-98.3 44 2.5 1.7- 3.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 655 627 92.7 86.0-96.4 28 7.3 3.6-14.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,406 1,351 96.1 93.9-97.5 55 3.9 2.5- 6.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,129 1,085 96.3 94.4-97.6 44 3.7 2.4- 5.6
College Graduate 1,604 1,519 94.1 91.9-95.8 85 5.9 4.2- 8.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 408 394 92.8 81.0-97.5 14 7.2 2.5-19.0
$15,000- 24,999 703 672 95.3 91.1-97.6 31 4.7 2.4- 8.9
$25,000- 34,999 495 473 93.9 88.3-96.9 22 6.1 3.1-11.7
$35,000- 49,999 628 607 96.8 94.1-98.3 21 3.2 1.7- 5.9
$50,000- 74,999 704 673 95.8 93.1-97.4 31 4.2 2.6- 6.9
$75,000+ 1,306 1,230 94.3 91.9-96.0 76 5.7 4.0- 8.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,590 1,533 95.0 91.5-97.1 57 5.0 2.9- 8.5
No 2,944 2,797 94.6 93.1-95.8 147 5.4 4.2- 6.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,486 1,439 96.8 95.1-97.9 47 3.2 2.1- 4.9
Non-Veteran 2,929 2,778 94.4 92.7-95.8 151 5.6 4.2- 7.3

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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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