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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-Whites

Binge Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,797 6,096 86.4 85.2-87.4 701 13.6 12.6-14.8
-Whites 4,883 4,361 86.0 84.6-87.2 522 14.0 12.8-15.4
GENDER
Male 2,096 1,764 80.2 77.9-82.3 332 19.8 17.7-22.1
Female 2,787 2,597 91.4 89.9-92.6 190 8.6 7.4-10.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 168 146 86.7 79.2-91.7 22 13.3 8.3-20.8
Non-Hispanic 4,704 4,207 86.0 84.7-87.3 497 14.0 12.7-15.3
AGE
18-34 710 535 75.4 71.7-78.7 175 24.6 21.3-28.3
35-44 559 469 83.5 79.6-86.8 90 16.5 13.2-20.4
45-54 703 598 83.9 80.5-86.9 105 16.1 13.1-19.5
55-64 1,049 959 91.7 89.7-93.4 90 8.3 6.6-10.3
65-74 1,051 1,008 96.1 94.7-97.2 43 3.9 2.8- 5.3
75+ 765 747 97.9 96.5-98.7 18 2.1 1.3- 3.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 475 449 90.7 86.1-93.9 26 9.3 6.1-13.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,280 1,162 87.4 84.7-89.6 118 12.6 10.4-15.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,308 1,165 85.4 82.7-87.7 143 14.6 12.3-17.3
College Graduate 1,807 1,573 83.4 81.1-85.4 234 16.6 14.6-18.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 396 358 87.2 82.0-91.1 38 12.8 8.9-18.0
$15,000- 24,999 685 621 87.8 84.0-90.7 64 12.2 9.3-16.0
$25,000- 34,999 457 418 87.7 83.1-91.2 39 12.3 8.8-16.9
$35,000- 49,999 600 534 85.2 80.9-88.6 66 14.8 11.4-19.1
$50,000- 74,999 604 539 85.8 81.4-89.2 65 14.2 10.8-18.6
$75,000+ 1,193 1,010 82.1 79.1-84.7 183 17.9 15.3-20.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,398 1,299 90.0 87.5-92.1 99 10.0 7.9-12.5
No 3,463 3,042 84.7 83.1-86.2 421 15.3 13.8-16.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 741 646 82.8 78.8-86.1 95 17.2 13.9-21.2
Non-Veteran 4,140 3,714 86.5 85.1-87.9 426 13.5 12.1-14.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,883 2,603 87.6 86.0-89.1 280 12.4 10.9-14.0
No 2,000 1,758 83.7 81.4-85.8 242 16.3 14.2-18.6

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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
Yes = Respondents who report they did drink in the past 30 days and who did have five or more drinks (for males) or four or more drinks (for females) on one or more occasions in the past month.
No = Respondents who report they did not drink in the past 30 days or did NOT have five or more drinks (for males) or four or more drinks (for females) on one or more occasions in the past month.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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