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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-African Americans

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
-African Americans 1,318 1,199 87.1 84.5-89.4 119 12.9 10.6-15.5
GENDER
Male 467 401 81.7 76.7-85.7 66 18.3 14.3-23.3
Female 851 798 91.4 88.5-93.6 53 8.6 6.4-11.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,286 1,168 87.0 84.2-89.3 118 13.0 10.7-15.8
AGE
18-34 261 219 82.1 75.9-87.0 42 17.9 13.0-24.1
35-44 189 163 81.7 74.0-87.4 26 18.3 12.6-26.0
45-54 246 224 88.2 82.0-92.5 22 11.8 7.5-18.0
55-64 286 268 93.3 89.3-95.9 18 6.7 4.1-10.7
65-74 200 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 181 165 85.1 76.1-91.2 16 14.9 8.8-23.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 435 389 85.2 80.2-89.1 46 14.8 10.9-19.8
Some Post-H.S. 368 330 87.2 82.3-90.9 38 12.8 9.1-17.7
College Graduate 332 313 92.4 88.1-95.3 19 7.6 4.7-11.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 244 224 85.9 78.2-91.2 20 14.1 8.8-21.8
$15,000- 24,999 283 252 84.3 77.7-89.3 31 15.7 10.7-22.3
$25,000- 34,999 141 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 158 138 85.3 77.1-91.0 20 14.7 9.0-22.9
$50,000- 74,999 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 142 131 89.2 81.2-94.0 11 10.8 6.0-18.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 375 349 92.2 88.0-95.1 26 7.8 4.9-12.0
No 930 838 85.5 82.2-88.3 92 14.5 11.7-17.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 154 136 86.2 78.2-91.6 18 13.8 8.4-21.8
Non-Veteran 1,164 1,063 87.3 84.4-89.7 101 12.7 10.3-15.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 693 634 87.3 83.3-90.4 59 12.7 9.6-16.7
No 625 565 87.0 83.1-90.1 60 13.0 9.9-16.9

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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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