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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-WHITES

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
-WHITES 9,324 8,537 87.8 86.5-88.9 787 12.2 11.1-13.5
GENDER
Male 3,530 3,048 82.1 79.9-84.1 482 17.9 15.9-20.1
Female 5,794 5,489 93.0 91.8-94.0 305 7.0 6.0- 8.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 176 158 89.4 81.3-94.2 18 10.6 5.8-18.7
Non-Hispanic 9,143 8,374 87.7 86.5-88.9 769 12.3 11.1-13.5
AGE
18-24 223 181 81.0 73.2-87.0 42 19.0 13.0-26.8
25-34 624 510 80.8 76.2-84.6 114 19.2 15.4-23.8
35-44 1,246 1,046 82.3 79.3-85.0 200 17.7 15.0-20.7
45-54 1,698 1,481 87.3 85.2-89.2 217 12.7 10.8-14.8
55-64 2,102 1,958 93.2 91.6-94.5 144 6.8 5.5- 8.4
65+ 3,361 3,294 97.9 97.2-98.4 67 2.1 1.6- 2.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,022 982 93.2 89.7-95.5 40 6.8 4.5-10.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,627 2,430 88.4 85.9-90.5 197 11.6 9.5-14.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,356 2,139 85.6 82.5-88.2 217 14.4 11.8-17.5
College Graduate 3,307 2,974 87.4 85.6-89.0 333 12.6 11.0-14.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 843 808 93.6 90.1-95.9 35 6.4 4.1- 9.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,344 1,262 90.7 86.9-93.4 82 9.3 6.6-13.1
$25,000- 34,999 957 893 89.6 85.6-92.5 64 10.4 7.5-14.4
$35,000-49,999 1,181 1,077 88.6 85.4-91.2 104 11.4 8.8-14.6
$50,000- 74,999 1,316 1,180 88.1 85.1-90.5 136 11.9 9.5-14.9
$75,000+ 2,205 1,902 81.3 78.3-83.9 303 18.7 16.1-21.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,454 3,260 91.5 89.6-93.0 194 8.5 7.0-10.4
No 5,558 4,992 85.9 84.2-87.5 566 14.1 12.5-15.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,349 1,224 87.8 84.6-90.5 125 12.2 9.5-15.4
Non-Veteran 7,973 7,311 87.8 86.4-89.0 662 12.2 11.0-13.6

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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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