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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-MALES

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
-MALES 2,867 2,708 93.6 92.3-94.7 159 6.4 5.3- 7.7
RACE
White 2,099 1,978 93.5 91.9-94.7 121 6.5 5.3- 8.1
African American 468 445 94.1 90.6-96.4 23 5.9 3.6- 9.4
Other Minorities 265 251 93.9 89.7-96.4 14 6.1 3.6-10.3
AGE
18-34 538 493 91.6 88.6-93.9 45 8.4 6.1-11.4
35-44 398 375 92.7 88.5-95.4 23 7.3 4.6-11.5
45-54 449 430 95.0 91.7-97.0 19 5.0 3.0- 8.3
55-64 630 589 93.5 90.9-95.3 41 6.5 4.7- 9.1
65-74 510 486 95.7 93.3-97.2 24 4.3 2.8- 6.7
75+ 310 303 97.9 95.5-99.1 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 393 365 91.6 87.5-94.5 28 8.4 5.5-12.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 779 737 94.2 91.8-96.0 42 5.8 4.0- 8.2
Some Post-H.S. 708 661 92.9 90.2-94.9 47 7.1 5.1- 9.8
College Graduate 976 934 95.2 93.1-96.6 42 4.8 3.4- 6.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 254 236 92.7 87.3-95.9 18 7.3 4.1-12.7
$15,000- 24,999 434 400 91.4 87.4-94.2 34 8.6 5.8-12.6
$25,000- 34,999 274 258 94.2 90.4-96.6 16 5.8 3.4- 9.6
$35,000- 49,999 354 334 91.2 85.9-94.6 20 8.8 5.4-14.1
$50,000- 74,999 362 346 95.2 91.8-97.3 16 4.8 2.7- 8.2
$75,000+ 720 678 93.5 90.5-95.6 42 6.5 4.4- 9.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 731 691 94.3 91.8-96.1 40 5.7 3.9- 8.2
No 2,113 1,996 93.5 91.9-94.7 117 6.5 5.3- 8.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 837 787 93.0 90.2-95.1 50 7.0 4.9- 9.8
Non-Veteran 2,027 1,919 93.8 92.4-95.1 108 6.2 4.9- 7.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,633 1,538 93.2 91.4-94.6 95 6.8 5.4- 8.6
No 1,234 1,170 94.2 92.2-95.7 64 5.8 4.3- 7.8

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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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