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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-WHITES

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
-WHITES 9,283 8,935 95.9 95.1-96.6 348 4.1 3.4- 4.9
GENDER
Male 3,508 3,355 95.2 93.6-96.4 153 4.8 3.6- 6.4
Female 5,775 5,580 96.6 95.9-97.2 195 3.4 2.8- 4.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 175 171 98.3 93.0-99.6 4 1.7 0.4- 7.0
Non-Hispanic 9,102 8,758 95.9 95.0-96.6 344 4.1 3.4- 5.0
AGE
18-24 224 218 95.6 87.1-98.6 6 4.4 1.4-12.9
25-34 625 600 95.3 92.4-97.2 25 4.7 2.8- 7.6
35-44 1,243 1,179 95.4 93.7-96.6 64 4.6 3.4- 6.3
45-54 1,693 1,613 95.7 94.2-96.8 80 4.3 3.2- 5.8
55-64 2,093 2,000 95.8 94.6-96.7 93 4.2 3.3- 5.4
65+ 3,339 3,260 97.6 96.8-98.1 79 2.4 1.9- 3.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,021 1,007 98.2 96.0-99.2 14 1.8 0.8- 4.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,618 2,533 95.2 92.6-96.9 85 4.8 3.1- 7.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,341 2,251 96.3 95.0-97.2 90 3.7 2.8- 5.0
College Graduate 3,291 3,132 95.7 94.6-96.5 159 4.3 3.5- 5.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 845 826 97.0 94.1-98.5 19 3.0 1.5- 5.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,339 1,309 97.7 96.4-98.5 30 2.3 1.5- 3.6
$25,000- 34,999 954 922 95.5 91.9-97.5 32 4.5 2.5- 8.1
$35,000-49,999 1,179 1,124 94.8 92.4-96.4 55 5.2 3.6- 7.6
$50,000- 74,999 1,314 1,252 96.1 94.5-97.3 62 3.9 2.7- 5.5
$75,000+ 2,199 2,075 95.2 93.9-96.3 124 4.8 3.7- 6.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,444 3,350 95.8 93.6-97.3 94 4.2 2.7- 6.4
No 5,526 5,287 96.0 95.1-96.7 239 4.0 3.3- 4.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,330 1,272 95.5 93.6-96.8 58 4.5 3.2- 6.4
Non-Veteran 7,951 7,661 96.0 95.1-96.8 290 4.0 3.2- 4.9

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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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