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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-African Americans

Binge Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,474 7,672 87.0 85.9-88.0 802 13.0 12.0-14.1
-African Americans 1,603 1,483 89.8 87.5-91.7 120 10.2 8.3-12.5
GENDER
Male 551 488 86.9 82.8-90.1 63 13.1 9.9-17.2
Female 1,052 995 92.2 89.4-94.3 57 7.8 5.7-10.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,581 1,467 90.2 87.9-92.1 114 9.8 7.9-12.1
AGE
18-34 284 234 82.6 76.8-87.1 50 17.4 12.9-23.2
35-44 228 208 92.2 87.4-95.3 20 7.8 4.7-12.6
45-54 296 272 89.3 83.5-93.3 24 10.7 6.7-16.5
55-64 353 337 94.5 90.3-96.9 16 5.5 3.1- 9.7
65-74 267 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 157 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 243 222 87.0 79.5-92.1 21 13.0 7.9-20.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 515 474 88.9 84.6-92.2 41 11.1 7.8-15.4
Some Post-H.S. 467 424 90.3 86.0-93.4 43 9.7 6.6-14.0
College Graduate 378 363 93.5 89.1-96.2 15 6.5 3.8-10.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 325 299 86.3 79.5-91.1 26 13.7 8.9-20.5
$15,000- 24,999 358 330 89.7 84.2-93.4 28 10.3 6.6-15.8
$25,000- 34,999 196 175 86.1 78.1-91.5 21 13.9 8.5-21.9
$35,000- 49,999 182 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 118 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 154 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 488 463 93.7 89.6-96.3 25 6.3 3.7-10.4
No 1,108 1,013 88.4 85.6-90.8 95 11.6 9.2-14.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 191 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,412 1,306 89.4 86.8-91.5 106 10.6 8.5-13.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 769 733 93.3 90.0-95.6 36 6.7 4.4-10.0
No 834 750 86.6 83.1-89.5 84 13.4 10.5-16.9

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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 2013 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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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