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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Heavy Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,878 11,479 96.5 95.8-97.0 399 3.5 3.0- 4.2
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,824 1,786 97.3 95.7-98.4 38 2.7 1.6- 4.3
GENDER
Male 532 519 96.6 93.0-98.4 13 3.4 1.6- 7.0
Female 1,292 1,267 97.9 96.1-98.8 25 2.1 1.2- 3.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 18 18 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,803 1,765 97.3 95.6-98.3 38 2.7 1.7- 4.4
AGE
18-24 73 70 96.3 88.4-98.9 3 3.7 1.1-11.6
25-34 201 195 98.3 95.8-99.3 6 1.7 0.7- 4.2
35-44 246 240 97.5 93.8-99.0 6 2.5 1.0- 6.2
45-54 406 395 95.3 87.6-98.3 11 4.7 1.7-12.4
55-64 430 422 97.3 93.0-99.0 8 2.7 1.0- 7.0
65+ 445 441 99.5 98.7-99.8 4 0.5 0.2- 1.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 297 293 98.9 94.8-99.8 4 1.1 0.2- 5.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 595 583 96.0 91.4-98.1 12 4.0 1.9- 8.6
Some Post-H.S. 472 459 97.7 95.9-98.8 13 2.3 1.2- 4.1
College Graduate 457 448 98.0 95.1-99.2 9 2.0 0.8- 4.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 340 333 97.2 93.2-98.9 7 2.8 1.1- 6.8
$15,000- 24,999 373 364 98.2 96.1-99.2 9 1.8 0.8- 3.9
$25,000- 34,999 227 223 98.1 93.3-99.5 4 1.9 0.5- 6.7
$35,000-49,999 218 211 97.1 91.2-99.1 7 2.9 0.9- 8.8
$50,000- 74,999 189 187 98.8 95.3-99.7 2 1.2 0.3- 4.7
$75,000+ 191 187 95.2 85.9-98.5 4 4.8 1.5-14.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 774 764 97.7 95.0-99.0 10 2.3 1.0- 5.0
No 965 939 97.7 96.2-98.7 26 2.3 1.3- 3.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 224 220 98.8 96.5-99.6 4 1.2 0.4- 3.5
Non-Veteran 1,600 1,566 97.1 95.2-98.3 34 2.9 1.7- 4.8

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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 or LESS than or equal to 1 drink/day for FEMALES.
Yes = Respondents reported having MORE than 2 drinks/day for MALES or 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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