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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-African Americans

Heavy Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,804 6,493 94.9 94.2-95.6 311 5.1 4.4- 5.8
-African Americans 1,320 1,277 95.9 94.2-97.1 43 4.1 2.9- 5.8
GENDER
Male 468 445 94.1 90.6-96.4 23 5.9 3.6- 9.4
Female 852 832 97.2 95.6-98.3 20 2.8 1.7- 4.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,287 1,246 95.9 94.2-97.2 41 4.1 2.8- 5.8
AGE
18-34 259 242 94.2 90.5-96.6 17 5.8 3.4- 9.5
35-44 191 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 248 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 288 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 199 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 185 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 435 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 367 355 96.0 92.9-97.8 12 4.0 2.2- 7.1
College Graduate 331 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 244 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 286 271 92.0 86.3-95.5 15 8.0 4.5-13.7
$25,000- 34,999 141 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 156 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 141 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 375 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 932 899 95.5 93.4-97.0 33 4.5 3.0- 6.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 153 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,167 1,132 96.0 94.2-97.3 35 4.0 2.7- 5.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 697 674 95.4 92.6-97.2 23 4.6 2.8- 7.4
No 623 603 96.3 94.0-97.8 20 3.7 2.2- 6.0

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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 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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