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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-MALES

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
-MALES 3,282 3,122 95.0 94.0-95.9 160 5.0 4.1- 6.0
RACE
White 2,315 2,185 94.3 93.0-95.4 130 5.7 4.6- 7.0
African American 557 539 96.2 93.4-97.9 18 3.8 2.1- 6.6
Other Minorities 360 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 578 535 93.3 90.8-95.2 43 6.7 4.8- 9.2
35-44 486 463 95.9 93.6-97.5 23 4.1 2.5- 6.4
45-54 553 518 93.3 90.0-95.5 35 6.7 4.5-10.0
55-64 678 650 96.5 94.5-97.8 28 3.5 2.2- 5.5
65-74 584 559 96.6 94.7-97.9 25 3.4 2.1- 5.3
75+ 381 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 473 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 938 892 94.7 92.5-96.3 46 5.3 3.7- 7.5
Some Post-H.S. 809 764 94.3 91.9-96.0 45 5.7 4.0- 8.1
College Graduate 1,058 1,004 95.1 93.2-96.4 54 4.9 3.6- 6.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 342 323 94.1 90.2-96.6 19 5.9 3.4- 9.8
$15,000- 24,999 558 524 94.0 91.0-96.0 34 6.0 4.0- 9.0
$25,000- 34,999 305 285 94.7 91.0-96.9 20 5.3 3.1- 9.0
$35,000- 49,999 393 372 92.0 86.9-95.2 21 8.0 4.8-13.1
$50,000- 74,999 381 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 764 731 95.7 93.5-97.2 33 4.3 2.8- 6.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 899 870 97.0 95.2-98.1 29 3.0 1.9- 4.8
No 2,366 2,236 94.5 93.2-95.5 130 5.5 4.5- 6.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 988 927 93.9 91.7-95.6 61 6.1 4.4- 8.3
Non-Veteran 2,291 2,192 95.4 94.1-96.3 99 4.6 3.7- 5.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,637 1,560 94.8 93.2-96.1 77 5.2 3.9- 6.8
No 1,645 1,562 95.2 93.8-96.3 83 4.8 3.7- 6.2

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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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