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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-MALES

Binge Drinking*
(CDC calculated variable)

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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
-MALES 3,285 2,803 82.1 80.3-83.8 482 17.9 16.2-19.7
RACE
White 2,324 1,972 80.9 78.7-83.0 352 19.1 17.0-21.3
African American 551 488 86.9 82.8-90.1 63 13.1 9.9-17.2
Other Minorities 362 302 81.3 74.8-86.4 60 18.7 13.6-25.2
AGE
18-34 583 394 69.3 64.9-73.3 189 30.7 26.7-35.1
35-44 488 392 80.9 76.4-84.7 96 19.1 15.3-23.6
45-54 548 469 84.9 80.8-88.3 79 15.1 11.7-19.2
55-64 677 615 91.1 88.2-93.4 62 8.9 6.6-11.8
65-74 583 544 94.1 91.4-96.0 39 5.9 4.0- 8.6
75+ 384 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 472 399 83.2 78.5-87.0 73 16.8 13.0-21.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 938 806 83.2 79.8-86.1 132 16.8 13.9-20.2
Some Post-H.S. 811 675 79.8 75.8-83.3 136 20.2 16.7-24.2
College Graduate 1,060 920 82.9 79.7-85.7 140 17.1 14.3-20.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 342 290 81.2 74.9-86.2 52 18.8 13.8-25.1
$15,000- 24,999 559 473 81.9 77.5-85.6 86 18.1 14.4-22.5
$25,000- 34,999 304 244 77.3 70.8-82.6 60 22.7 17.4-29.2
$35,000- 49,999 393 341 80.2 74.3-85.0 52 19.8 15.0-25.7
$50,000- 74,999 384 318 79.8 73.8-84.7 66 20.2 15.3-26.2
$75,000+ 762 649 82.6 78.9-85.8 113 17.4 14.2-21.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 899 814 88.3 85.1-90.9 85 11.7 9.1-14.9
No 2,369 1,974 80.3 78.1-82.3 395 19.7 17.7-21.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 985 875 86.1 82.8-88.8 110 13.9 11.2-17.2
Non-Veteran 2,297 1,925 80.9 78.7-82.9 372 19.1 17.1-21.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,639 1,426 83.4 80.7-85.8 213 16.6 14.2-19.3
No 1,646 1,377 80.8 78.3-83.1 269 19.2 16.9-21.7

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*Binge drinkers--MALES having five or more drinks on one occasion and FEMALES having four or more drinks on one occasion.

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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