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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-Whites

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
-Whites 5,936 5,350 86.3 85.1-87.5 586 13.7 12.5-14.9
GENDER
Male 2,324 1,972 80.9 78.7-83.0 352 19.1 17.0-21.3
Female 3,612 3,378 91.4 90.0-92.6 234 8.6 7.4-10.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 134 114 82.7 73.2-89.3 20 17.3 10.7-26.8
Non-Hispanic 5,788 5,223 86.4 85.1-87.7 565 13.6 12.3-14.9
AGE
18-34 790 582 74.3 70.7-77.6 208 25.7 22.4-29.3
35-44 697 589 83.3 79.7-86.4 108 16.7 13.6-20.3
45-54 976 866 88.2 85.4-90.6 110 11.8 9.4-14.6
55-64 1,226 1,136 92.1 89.9-93.8 90 7.9 6.2-10.1
65-74 1,202 1,150 95.3 93.4-96.7 52 4.7 3.3- 6.6
75+ 1,004 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 581 543 90.9 87.1-93.7 38 9.1 6.3-12.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,619 1,493 87.8 85.2-89.9 126 12.2 10.1-14.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,660 1,486 85.8 83.3-88.0 174 14.2 12.0-16.7
College Graduate 2,071 1,824 83.7 81.4-85.8 247 16.3 14.2-18.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 567 521 88.9 84.7-92.0 46 11.1 8.0-15.3
$15,000- 24,999 891 819 88.6 85.4-91.2 72 11.4 8.8-14.6
$25,000- 34,999 528 469 83.7 78.7-87.7 59 16.3 12.3-21.3
$35,000- 49,999 733 659 86.2 82.3-89.3 74 13.8 10.7-17.7
$50,000- 74,999 716 625 84.2 80.1-87.5 91 15.8 12.5-19.9
$75,000+ 1,327 1,150 83.4 80.6-85.9 177 16.6 14.1-19.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,754 1,658 92.0 89.9-93.7 96 8.0 6.3-10.1
No 4,155 3,667 84.4 82.8-85.9 488 15.6 14.1-17.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 835 743 85.7 82.1-88.7 92 14.3 11.3-17.9
Non-Veteran 5,100 4,606 86.4 85.0-87.7 494 13.6 12.3-15.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 3,020 2,776 88.1 86.3-89.7 244 11.9 10.3-13.7
No 2,916 2,574 84.4 82.5-86.1 342 15.6 13.9-17.5

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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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