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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-MALES

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
-MALES 4,391 3,835 84.0 82.0-85.8 556 16.0 14.2-18.0
RACE
White 3,530 3,048 82.1 79.9-84.1 482 17.9 15.9-20.1
African American 534 490 90.9 86.6-93.9 44 9.1 6.1-13.4
Other Minorities 300 274 86.1 76.4-92.2 26 13.9 7.8-23.6
AGE
18-24 155 119 79.9 71.1-86.5 36 20.1 13.5-28.9
25-34 345 260 73.5 66.3-79.7 85 26.5 20.3-33.7
35-44 630 499 81.4 77.4-84.8 131 18.6 15.2-22.6
45-54 870 718 83.7 80.5-86.5 152 16.3 13.5-19.5
55-64 1,044 946 91.5 89.0-93.5 98 8.5 6.5-11.0
65+ 1,319 1,268 96.3 94.8-97.3 51 3.7 2.7- 5.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 577 533 90.9 86.8-93.8 44 9.1 6.2-13.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,214 1,053 83.9 79.9-87.3 161 16.1 12.7-20.1
Some Post-H.S. 977 830 80.5 75.5-84.6 147 19.5 15.4-24.5
College Graduate 1,619 1,415 83.6 80.4-86.3 204 16.4 13.7-19.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 390 354 88.6 83.1-92.5 36 11.4 7.5-16.9
$15,000- 24,999 650 584 86.6 80.1-91.3 66 13.4 8.7-19.9
$25,000- 34,999 470 416 82.9 75.8-88.2 54 17.1 11.8-24.2
$35,000- 49,999 559 481 86.4 81.9-90.0 78 13.6 10.0-18.1
$50,000- 74,999 640 560 84.9 79.9-88.9 80 15.1 11.1-20.1
$75,000+ 1,181 982 77.3 73.1-81.1 199 22.7 18.9-26.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,578 1,430 88.7 86.2-90.8 148 11.3 9.2-13.8
No 2,624 2,238 81.8 79.2-84.2 386 18.2 15.8-20.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,481 1,345 88.7 85.8-91.1 136 11.3 8.9-14.2
Non-Veteran 2,908 2,488 82.5 80.1-84.7 420 17.5 15.3-19.9

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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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