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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-FEMALES

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
-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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*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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