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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-FEMALES

Binge Drinking*
(CDC calculated variable)

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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
-FEMALES 3,933 3,676 91.7 90.5-92.8 257 8.3 7.2- 9.5
RACE
White 2,787 2,597 91.4 89.9-92.6 190 8.6 7.4-10.1
African American 851 798 91.4 88.5-93.6 53 8.6 6.4-11.5
Other Minorities 248 236 95.7 92.0-97.7 12 4.3 2.3- 8.0
AGE
18-34 625 535 85.8 82.5-88.6 90 14.2 11.4-17.5
35-44 494 444 89.3 85.8-92.0 50 10.7 8.0-14.2
45-54 587 539 91.5 88.5-93.7 48 8.5 6.3-11.5
55-64 791 750 95.1 93.2-96.5 41 4.9 3.5- 6.8
65-74 784 766 98.0 96.7-98.8 18 2.0 1.2- 3.3
75+ 603 593 98.7 97.5-99.3 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 439 430 96.8 93.5-98.4 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,087 1,026 92.0 89.5-94.0 61 8.0 6.0-10.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,089 1,013 90.9 88.4-92.9 76 9.1 7.1-11.6
College Graduate 1,302 1,191 89.5 87.3-91.4 111 10.5 8.6-12.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 466 440 92.1 88.2-94.7 26 7.9 5.3-11.8
$15,000- 24,999 671 628 91.8 88.5-94.2 43 8.2 5.8-11.5
$25,000- 34,999 401 376 91.1 86.4-94.2 25 8.9 5.8-13.6
$35,000- 49,999 450 418 92.8 89.5-95.1 32 7.2 4.9-10.5
$50,000- 74,999 398 364 89.0 83.9-92.7 34 11.0 7.3-16.1
$75,000+ 689 626 89.9 87.0-92.3 63 10.1 7.7-13.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,156 1,108 94.4 92.3-95.9 48 5.6 4.1- 7.7
No 2,756 2,549 90.9 89.4-92.2 207 9.1 7.8-10.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 104 96 89.2 78.7-94.9 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,827 3,578 91.8 90.6-92.8 249 8.2 7.2- 9.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,259 2,122 92.2 90.6-93.6 137 7.8 6.4- 9.4
No 1,674 1,554 91.0 89.1-92.6 120 9.0 7.4-10.9

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*Binge drinkers--MALES having five or more drinks on one occasion and FEMALES having four or more drinks on one occasion.

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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