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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Binge Drinking*
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,945 11,005 89.0 87.9-90.0 940 11.0 10.0-12.1
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,840 1,739 93.4 91.3-95.0 101 6.6 5.0- 8.7
GENDER
Male 534 490 90.9 86.6-93.9 44 9.1 6.1-13.4
Female 1,306 1,249 95.2 93.4-96.6 57 4.8 3.4- 6.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 18 17 91.0 56.4-98.7 1 9.0 1.3-43.6
Non-Hispanic 1,819 1,719 93.4 91.3-95.0 100 6.6 5.0- 8.7
AGE
18-24 76 65 89.9 80.9-94.9 11 10.1 5.1-19.1
25-34 198 180 90.9 82.9-95.4 18 9.1 4.6-17.1
35-44 248 226 92.7 88.0-95.6 22 7.3 4.4-12.0
45-54 410 381 93.1 89.6-95.5 29 6.9 4.5-10.4
55-64 433 421 96.9 93.4-98.6 12 3.1 1.4- 6.6
65+ 451 443 97.6 94.9-98.9 8 2.4 1.1- 5.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 301 288 95.2 90.9-97.5 13 4.8 2.5- 9.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 594 556 91.8 87.5-94.6 38 8.2 5.4-12.5
Some Post-H.S. 480 454 94.3 91.0-96.4 26 5.7 3.6- 9.0
College Graduate 462 438 93.5 87.7-96.7 24 6.5 3.3-12.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 348 329 94.2 89.9-96.7 19 5.8 3.3-10.1
$15,000- 24,999 374 347 90.4 84.7-94.2 27 9.6 5.8-15.3
$25,000- 34,999 227 211 90.8 82.1-95.5 16 9.2 4.5-17.9
$35,000-49,999 218 205 94.2 88.6-97.1 13 5.8 2.9-11.4
$50,000- 74,999 191 183 92.0 78.9-97.3 8 8.0 2.7-21.1
$75,000+ 193 181 93.4 87.4-96.6 12 6.6 3.4-12.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 779 743 93.0 89.4-95.5 36 7.0 4.5-10.6
No 975 916 93.6 90.8-95.6 59 6.4 4.4- 9.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 227 209 91.9 86.3-95.3 18 8.1 4.7-13.7
Non-Veteran 1,613 1,530 93.6 91.3-95.3 83 6.4 4.7- 8.7

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*Binge drinkers--males having five or more drinks on one occasion OR 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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