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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 7,519 7,292 97.0 96.4-97.5 227 3.0 2.5- 3.6
RACE
White 5,775 5,580 96.6 95.9-97.2 195 3.4 2.8- 4.1
African American 1,292 1,267 97.9 96.1-98.8 25 2.1 1.2- 3.9
Other Minorities 412 407 98.6 95.4-99.6 5 1.4 0.4- 4.6
AGE
18-24 185 180 97.2 93.1-98.9 5 2.8 1.1- 6.9
25-34 612 599 98.4 96.6-99.2 13 1.6 0.8- 3.4
35-44 1,049 1,008 96.3 94.6-97.5 41 3.7 2.5- 5.4
45-54 1,374 1,322 96.4 94.8-97.5 52 3.6 2.5- 5.2
55-64 1,607 1,541 95.7 94.2-96.8 66 4.3 3.2- 5.8
65+ 2,604 2,557 98.2 97.4-98.7 47 1.8 1.3- 2.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 934 928 99.7 99.3-99.9 6 0.3 0.1- 0.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,213 2,173 98.0 96.7-98.8 40 2.0 1.2- 3.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,999 1,934 96.2 94.6-97.3 65 3.8 2.7- 5.4
College Graduate 2,359 2,244 95.9 94.8-96.7 115 4.1 3.3- 5.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 917 903 98.3 96.6-99.2 14 1.7 0.8- 3.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,231 1,209 98.4 97.2-99.1 22 1.6 0.9- 2.8
$25,000- 34,999 802 784 98.0 95.9-99.0 18 2.0 1.0- 4.1
$35,000- 49,999 924 895 96.5 94.1-98.0 29 3.5 2.0- 5.9
$50,000- 74,999 937 895 95.9 93.8-97.4 42 4.1 2.6- 6.2
$75,000+ 1,317 1,236 94.5 92.6-95.9 81 5.5 4.1- 7.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,915 2,863 98.3 97.5-98.8 52 1.7 1.2- 2.5
No 4,339 4,173 96.4 95.5-97.1 166 3.6 2.9- 4.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 170 160 93.1 85.8-96.8 10 6.9 3.2-14.2
Non-Veteran 7,348 7,131 97.1 96.5-97.6 217 2.9 2.4- 3.5

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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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