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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Drinking & Driving

During the past 30 days, how many times have you driven when you've had
perhaps too much to drink?*

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  Total
Respond.^
One or more times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,079 63 2.5 1.8- 3.3 3,016 97.5 96.7-98.2
GENDER
Male 1,583 46 3.6 2.6- 5.1 1,537 96.4 94.9-97.4
Female 1,496 17 0.9 0.5- 1.7 1,479 99.1 98.3-99.5
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,301 39 2.0 1.4- 3.0 2,262 98.0 97.0-98.6
Non-Hispanic Black 434 12 4.0 2.1- 7.4 422 96.0 92.6-97.9
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 87 *** *** *** 85 98.3 92.4-99.6
Hispanic 183 *** *** *** 177 97.6 94.4-99.0
AGE
18-34 644 24 3.9 2.5- 6.1 620 96.1 93.9-97.5
35-44 505 *** *** *** 495 98.3 96.6-99.2
45-54 500 *** *** *** 491 98.2 96.3-99.1
55-64 638 12 2.6 1.4- 4.8 626 97.4 95.2-98.6
65-74 492 *** *** *** 490 99.7 98.5-99.9
75+ 276 *** *** *** 271 98.4 95.8-99.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 207 *** *** *** 201 96.1 90.6-98.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 615 11 1.8 0.9- 3.9 604 98.2 96.1-99.1
Some Post-H.S. 843 15 2.3 1.3- 3.9 828 97.7 96.1-98.7
College Graduate 1,407 31 2.7 1.8- 4.0 1,376 97.3 96.0-98.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 217 *** *** *** 212 97.6 92.7-99.3
$15,000- 24,999 391 *** *** *** 381 96.7 93.4-98.4
$25,000- 34,999 249 *** *** *** 248 99.9 99.1- 100
$35,000- 49,999 390 *** *** *** 381 97.3 94.0-98.8
$50,000-74,999 419 *** *** *** 411 97.7 94.9-99.0
$75,000+ 937 19 2.2 1.3- 3.6 918 97.8 96.4-98.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 624 14 3.1 1.6- 5.8 610 96.9 94.2-98.4
No 2,439 48 2.3 1.6- 3.2 2,391 97.7 96.8-98.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 515 12 3.7 2.0- 7.0 503 96.3 93.0-98.0
Non-Veteran 2,562 50 2.2 1.6- 3.1 2,512 97.8 96.9-98.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,612 26 1.9 1.2- 3.0 1,586 98.1 97.0-98.8
No 1,467 37 3.0 2.1- 4.4 1,430 97.0 95.6-97.9

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*This question was asked only of those who had a least one drink in the past 30 days.

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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