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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-FEMALES

Heavy Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,460 8,097 95.1 94.4-95.7 363 4.9 4.3- 5.6
-FEMALES 5,178 4,975 95.2 94.3-96.0 203 4.8 4.0- 5.7
RACE
White 3,602 3,432 94.7 93.6-95.6 170 5.3 4.4- 6.4
African American 1,051 1,029 96.8 94.6-98.1 22 3.2 1.9- 5.4
Other Minorities 456 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 725 680 93.5 91.0-95.4 45 6.5 4.6- 9.0
35-44 634 608 95.4 92.9-97.1 26 4.6 2.9- 7.1
45-54 860 824 94.4 91.8-96.2 36 5.6 3.8- 8.2
55-64 1,055 1,012 95.9 93.8-97.3 43 4.1 2.7- 6.2
65-74 992 959 96.5 94.5-97.8 33 3.5 2.2- 5.5
75+ 856 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 643 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,435 1,408 96.6 94.7-97.8 27 3.4 2.2- 5.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,493 1,427 95.2 93.4-96.5 66 4.8 3.5- 6.6
College Graduate 1,603 1,502 92.5 90.5-94.1 101 7.5 5.9- 9.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 705 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 929 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 512 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 596 573 95.7 92.7-97.5 23 4.3 2.5- 7.3
$50,000- 74,999 524 493 94.8 92.0-96.6 31 5.2 3.4- 8.0
$75,000+ 825 748 89.6 86.4-92.2 77 10.4 7.8-13.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,553 1,516 97.0 94.9-98.2 37 3.0 1.8- 5.1
No 3,601 3,435 94.6 93.5-95.6 166 5.4 4.4- 6.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 5,059 4,860 95.2 94.2-96.0 199 4.8 4.0- 5.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,728 2,651 96.4 95.2-97.3 77 3.6 2.7- 4.8
No 2,450 2,324 94.0 92.4-95.2 126 6.0 4.8- 7.6

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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
Yes = Respondents reported having MORE than 2 drinks/day for MALES and MORE than 1 drink/day for FEMALES.
No = Respondents reported having LESS than or equal to 2 drinks/day for MALES and LESS than or equal to 1 drink/day for FEMALES.

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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