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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-MALES

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
-MALES 4,359 4,187 95.9 94.7-96.8 172 4.1 3.2- 5.3
RACE
White 3,508 3,355 95.2 93.6-96.4 153 4.8 3.6- 6.4
African American 532 519 96.6 93.0-98.4 13 3.4 1.6- 7.0
Other Minorities 292 286 98.9 97.0-99.6 6 1.1 0.4- 3.0
AGE
18-24 153 149 95.6 84.7-98.8 4 4.4 1.2-15.3
25-34 346 326 94.8 91.2-96.9 20 5.2 3.1- 8.8
35-44 627 595 95.8 93.6-97.3 32 4.2 2.7- 6.4
45-54 868 826 95.1 92.3-97.0 42 4.9 3.0- 7.7
55-64 1,034 998 96.7 95.0-97.9 36 3.3 2.1- 5.0
65+ 1,306 1,268 97.6 96.4-98.4 38 2.4 1.6- 3.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 573 558 97.6 95.0-98.9 15 2.4 1.1- 5.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,211 1,152 93.8 90.2-96.1 59 6.2 3.9- 9.8
Some Post-H.S. 966 926 97.1 95.7-98.1 40 2.9 1.9- 4.3
College Graduate 1,605 1,547 96.4 94.8-97.5 58 3.6 2.5- 5.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 388 374 96.0 91.8-98.1 14 4.0 1.9- 8.2
$15,000- 24,999 644 622 97.2 95.4-98.3 22 2.8 1.7- 4.6
$25,000- 34,999 468 449 95.1 90.2-97.6 19 4.9 2.4- 9.8
$35,000- 49,999 560 525 94.2 90.8-96.4 35 5.8 3.6- 9.2
$50,000- 74,999 638 616 97.6 95.7-98.7 22 2.4 1.3- 4.3
$75,000+ 1,174 1,127 96.3 94.5-97.5 47 3.7 2.5- 5.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,571 1,516 94.6 91.1-96.7 55 5.4 3.3- 8.9
No 2,599 2,490 96.6 95.5-97.4 109 3.4 2.6- 4.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,461 1,405 96.3 94.8-97.5 56 3.7 2.5- 5.2
Non-Veteran 2,896 2,780 95.7 94.2-96.9 116 4.3 3.1- 5.8

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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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