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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-FEMALES

Binge Drinking*

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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
-FEMALES 7,554 7,170 93.6 92.7-94.5 384 6.4 5.5- 7.3
RACE
White 5,794 5,489 93.0 91.8-94.0 305 7.0 6.0- 8.2
African American 1,306 1,249 95.2 93.4-96.6 57 4.8 3.4- 6.6
Other Minorities 413 393 95.3 91.0-97.6 20 4.7 2.4- 9.0
AGE
18-24 186 164 90.3 84.0-94.3 22 9.7 5.7-16.0
25-34 611 547 91.2 88.1-93.5 64 8.8 6.5-11.9
35-44 1,054 952 90.3 87.8-92.4 102 9.7 7.6-12.2
45-54 1,381 1,278 93.2 91.3-94.7 103 6.8 5.3- 8.7
55-64 1,611 1,547 96.2 94.9-97.2 64 3.8 2.8- 5.1
65+ 2,622 2,597 99.1 98.5-99.4 25 0.9 0.6- 1.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 940 923 97.3 94.3-98.7 17 2.7 1.3- 5.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,220 2,133 94.4 92.2-96.0 87 5.6 4.0- 7.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,011 1,903 92.5 90.4-94.1 108 7.5 5.9- 9.6
College Graduate 2,370 2,198 92.5 90.9-93.8 172 7.5 6.2- 9.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 923 899 97.2 95.3-98.3 24 2.8 1.7- 4.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,233 1,178 92.7 88.6-95.5 55 7.3 4.5-11.4
$25,000- 34,999 805 773 96.0 93.6-97.5 32 4.0 2.5- 6.4
$35,000- 49,999 928 882 93.3 90.2-95.5 46 6.7 4.5- 9.8
$50,000- 74,999 941 868 91.5 88.5-93.8 73 8.5 6.2-11.5
$75,000+ 1,319 1,196 89.5 86.9-91.6 123 10.5 8.4-13.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,929 2,834 94.9 92.9-96.4 95 5.1 3.6- 7.1
No 4,359 4,084 92.9 91.7-94.0 275 7.1 6.0- 8.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 173 158 87.7 79.2-93.1 15 12.3 6.9-20.8
Non-Veteran 7,380 7,011 93.8 92.8-94.6 369 6.2 5.4- 7.2

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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
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 t he 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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