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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-MALES

Binge Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,351 10,263 86.9 86.0-87.7 1,088 13.1 12.3-14.0
-MALES 4,382 3,712 81.5 79.9-83.0 670 18.5 17.0-20.1
RACE
White 3,164 2,675 81.4 79.6-83.1 489 18.6 16.9-20.4
African American 701 618 84.7 80.8-87.9 83 15.3 12.1-19.2
Other Minorities 489 393 75.4 69.6-80.3 96 24.6 19.7-30.4
AGE
18-34 820 560 69.5 65.8-73.0 260 30.5 27.0-34.2
35-44 663 509 76.7 72.6-80.3 154 23.3 19.7-27.4
45-54 767 658 85.0 81.7-87.9 109 15.0 12.1-18.3
55-64 889 804 91.8 89.5-93.6 85 8.2 6.4-10.5
65-74 752 700 93.1 90.5-95.1 52 6.9 4.9- 9.5
75+ 464 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 579 493 81.0 76.5-84.8 86 19.0 15.2-23.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,258 1,074 83.5 80.7-85.9 184 16.5 14.1-19.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,107 922 79.4 76.2-82.3 185 20.6 17.7-23.8
College Graduate 1,423 1,208 81.8 79.1-84.2 215 18.2 15.8-20.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 469 392 77.3 71.6-82.1 77 22.7 17.9-28.4
$15,000- 24,999 714 600 78.7 74.4-82.4 114 21.3 17.6-25.6
$25,000- 34,999 484 409 81.1 76.3-85.1 75 18.9 14.9-23.7
$35,000- 49,999 572 486 82.3 77.7-86.1 86 17.7 13.9-22.3
$50,000- 74,999 558 472 82.4 78.1-86.1 86 17.6 13.9-21.9
$75,000+ 1,041 866 81.7 78.6-84.4 175 18.3 15.6-21.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,126 1,025 89.7 87.2-91.8 101 10.3 8.2-12.8
No 3,232 2,666 79.3 77.4-81.0 566 20.7 19.0-22.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,325 1,196 87.1 84.5-89.3 129 12.9 10.7-15.5
Non-Veteran 3,055 2,514 79.8 77.9-81.6 541 20.2 18.4-22.1

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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
Yes = Respondents who report they did not drink in the past 30 days and who did not have five or more drinks on an occasion.
No = Respondents who report they did drink in t he past 30 days and had five or more drinks on one or more occasions in the past month.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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