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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-WHITES

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
-WHITES 10,309 9,425 86.6 85.1-87.9 884 13.4 12.1-14.9
GENDER
Male 3,872 3,346 80.6 77.9-83.0 526 19.4 17.0-22.1
Female 6,437 6,079 91.9 90.5-93.0 358 8.1 7.0- 9.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 129 113 74.9 58.0-86.6 16 25.1 13.4-42.0
Non-Hispanic 10,162 9,295 86.8 85.4-88.1 867 13.2 11.9-14.6
AGE
18-24 255 200 74.7 65.5-82.0 55 25.3 18.0-34.5
25-34 844 690 77.5 72.6-81.7 154 22.5 18.3-27.4
35-44 1,461 1,228 81.7 78.5-84.5 233 18.3 15.5-21.5
45-54 1,942 1,706 87.8 85.6-89.6 236 12.2 10.4-14.4
55-64 2,204 2,062 92.8 91.1-94.2 142 7.2 5.8- 8.9
65+ 3,522 3,460 98.4 97.9-98.8 62 1.6 1.2- 2.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,140 1,079 89.5 83.5-93.4 61 10.5 6.6-16.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,002 2,798 89.3 87.0-91.2 204 10.7 8.8-13.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,653 2,421 85.4 81.8-88.4 232 14.6 11.6-18.2
College Graduate 3,505 3,118 84.5 82.2-86.5 387 15.5 13.5-17.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 916 871 87.8 81.3-92.2 45 12.2 7.8-18.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,472 1,389 90.2 85.7-93.4 83 9.8 6.6-14.3
$25,000- 34,999 1,042 974 89.1 84.6-92.4 68 10.9 7.6-15.4
$35,000-49,999 1,390 1,267 86.8 83.0-89.9 123 13.2 10.1-17.0
$50,000- 74,999 1,498 1,347 85.0 81.2-88.1 151 15.0 11.9-18.8
$75,000+ 2,449 2,116 82.5 79.3-85.4 333 17.5 14.6-20.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,544 3,364 90.1 87.0-92.6 180 9.9 7.4-13.0
No 6,309 5,645 84.6 82.8-86.3 664 15.4 13.7-17.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,387 1,273 89.6 86.6-92.0 114 10.4 8.0-13.4
Non-Veteran 8,061 7,363 86.2 84.5-87.8 698 13.8 12.2-15.5

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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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