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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-Whites

Heavy Drinking*
(CDC calculated variable)

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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
-Whites 5,917 5,617 94.5 93.7-95.3 300 5.5 4.7- 6.3
GENDER
Male 2,315 2,185 94.3 93.0-95.4 130 5.7 4.6- 7.0
Female 3,602 3,432 94.7 93.6-95.6 170 5.3 4.4- 6.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 132 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 5,771 5,474 94.4 93.6-95.2 297 5.6 4.8- 6.4
AGE
18-34 783 723 93.1 90.9-94.7 60 6.9 5.3- 9.1
35-44 694 652 94.1 91.7-95.8 42 5.9 4.2- 8.3
45-54 977 917 92.8 90.3-94.8 60 7.2 5.2- 9.7
55-64 1,227 1,167 95.9 94.4-97.0 60 4.1 3.0- 5.6
65-74 1,197 1,144 95.8 94.2-97.0 53 4.2 3.0- 5.8
75+ 998 974 98.3 97.1-99.0 24 1.7 1.0- 2.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 579 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,613 1,555 94.9 93.2-96.3 58 5.1 3.7- 6.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,653 1,566 94.9 93.3-96.0 87 5.1 4.0- 6.7
College Graduate 2,067 1,925 92.7 91.1-94.0 142 7.3 6.0- 8.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 566 539 93.1 89.0-95.7 27 6.9 4.3-11.0
$15,000- 24,999 885 852 96.1 94.0-97.5 33 3.9 2.5- 6.0
$25,000- 34,999 527 496 94.2 90.8-96.3 31 5.8 3.7- 9.2
$35,000- 49,999 731 696 94.3 91.4-96.2 35 5.7 3.8- 8.6
$50,000- 74,999 713 670 94.8 92.4-96.4 43 5.2 3.6- 7.6
$75,000+ 1,326 1,225 92.5 90.5-94.1 101 7.5 5.9- 9.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,750 1,699 97.1 95.7-98.0 51 2.9 2.0- 4.3
No 4,140 3,892 93.7 92.6-94.6 248 6.3 5.4- 7.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 837 784 93.7 91.3-95.5 53 6.3 4.5- 8.7
Non-Veteran 5,079 4,832 94.7 93.8-95.4 247 5.3 4.6- 6.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 3,007 2,871 94.7 93.5-95.7 136 5.3 4.3- 6.5
No 2,910 2,746 94.4 93.2-95.4 164 5.6 4.6- 6.8

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*Heavy drinkers--MALES having more than two drinks per day and FEMALES having more than one drink per day.

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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