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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Binge Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,633 9,601 84.8 83.5-85.9 1,032 15.2 14.1-16.5
GENDER
Male 3,944 3,323 78.7 76.5-80.7 621 21.3 19.3-23.5
Female 6,689 6,278 90.3 88.9-91.5 411 9.7 8.5-11.1
RACE
White 8,193 7,366 83.6 82.1-85.0 827 16.4 15.0-17.9
African American 1,635 1,512 89.4 86.5-91.8 123 10.6 8.2-13.5
Native American 248 234 82.0 70.1-89.9 14 18.0 10.1-29.9
Other Minorities 484 427 84.9 79.2-89.2 57 15.1 10.8-20.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 474 406 81.1 75.1-85.8 68 18.9 14.2-24.9
-English Speaking 213 180 77.3 66.8-85.3 33 22.7 14.7-33.2
-Spanish Speaking 261 226 83.0 75.5-88.5 35 17.0 11.5-24.5
Non-Hispanic 10,133 9,170 85.0 83.7-86.2 963 15.0 13.8-16.3
AGE
18-34 1,301 1,000 73.7 70.4-76.7 301 26.3 23.3-29.6
35-44 1,427 1,195 83.3 80.3-86.0 232 16.7 14.0-19.7
45-54 1,953 1,712 86.0 83.4-88.3 241 14.0 11.7-16.6
55-64 2,292 2,118 91.1 89.2-92.7 174 8.9 7.3-10.8
65-74 1,985 1,923 96.9 95.6-97.8 62 3.1 2.2- 4.4
75+ 1,561 1,541 98.4 97.1-99.1 20 1.6 0.9- 2.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,305 1,215 87.8 84.3-90.6 90 12.2 9.4-15.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,012 2,746 84.5 81.9-86.8 266 15.5 13.2-18.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,680 2,425 85.4 82.9-87.6 255 14.6 12.4-17.1
College Graduate 3,613 3,192 82.2 80.1-84.1 421 17.8 15.9-19.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,243 1,143 84.1 79.9-87.6 100 15.9 12.4-20.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,786 1,651 87.4 84.4-89.8 135 12.6 10.2-15.6
$25,000- 34,999 1,043 947 86.9 82.9-90.1 96 13.1 9.9-17.1
$35,000- 49,999 1,324 1,198 85.1 81.6-88.1 126 14.9 11.9-18.4
$50,000-74,999 1,268 1,137 85.5 81.8-88.6 131 14.5 11.4-18.2
$75,000+ 2,172 1,824 78.6 75.5-81.4 348 21.4 18.6-24.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,289 3,084 89.0 86.5-91.0 205 11.0 9.0-13.5
No 7,298 6,476 83.4 81.9-84.8 822 16.6 15.2-18.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,486 1,351 88.8 85.9-91.1 135 11.2 8.9-14.1
Non-Veteran 9,145 8,249 84.2 82.8-85.5 896 15.8 14.5-17.2

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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
Yes = Respondents who report they did drink in the past 30 days and who did have five or more drinks (for males) or four or more drinks (for females) on one or more occasions in the past month.
No = Respondents who report they did not drink in the past 30 days or did NOT have five or more drinks (for males) or four or more drinks (for females) on one or more occasions in the past month.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

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