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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-FEMALES

Heavy Drinking*
(CDC calculated variable)

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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
-FEMALES 3,937 3,785 96.1 95.3-96.8 152 3.9 3.2- 4.7
RACE
White 2,786 2,658 95.5 94.5-96.3 128 4.5 3.7- 5.5
African American 852 832 97.2 95.6-98.3 20 2.8 1.7- 4.4
Other Minorities 251 248 98.9 96.2-99.7 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 630 595 95.2 93.1-96.7 35 4.8 3.3- 6.9
35-44 492 477 97.1 95.2-98.3 15 2.9 1.7- 4.8
45-54 591 560 94.6 92.1-96.3 31 5.4 3.7- 7.9
55-64 791 757 96.2 94.4-97.4 34 3.8 2.6- 5.6
65-74 784 759 97.3 95.8-98.2 25 2.7 1.8- 4.2
75+ 599 587 98.0 96.3-99.0 12 2.0 1.0- 3.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 439 436 99.3 97.5-99.8 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,088 1,060 97.1 95.7-98.1 28 2.9 1.9- 4.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,088 1,054 96.3 94.6-97.4 34 3.7 2.6- 5.4
College Graduate 1,305 1,218 93.1 91.4-94.6 87 6.9 5.4- 8.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 465 452 97.2 94.6-98.5 13 2.8 1.5- 5.4
$15,000- 24,999 675 654 95.9 93.5-97.5 21 4.1 2.5- 6.5
$25,000- 34,999 401 394 97.6 94.6-98.9 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 449 433 97.0 94.7-98.3 16 3.0 1.7- 5.3
$50,000- 74,999 394 378 96.4 93.3-98.1 16 3.6 1.9- 6.7
$75,000+ 691 637 92.9 90.5-94.7 54 7.1 5.3- 9.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,155 1,121 97.1 95.6-98.0 34 2.9 2.0- 4.4
No 2,761 2,643 95.8 94.8-96.6 118 4.2 3.4- 5.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 104 101 97.1 91.0-99.1 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,831 3,682 96.1 95.3-96.8 149 3.9 3.2- 4.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,259 2,186 96.8 95.8-97.6 73 3.2 2.4- 4.2
No 1,678 1,599 95.2 93.9-96.3 79 4.8 3.7- 6.1

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*Heavy drinkers--MALES having more than two drinks per day and FEMALES having more than one drink per day.

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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