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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-MALES

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
-MALES 2,864 2,420 80.4 78.5-82.2 444 19.6 17.8-21.5
RACE
White 2,096 1,764 80.2 77.9-82.3 332 19.8 17.7-22.1
African American 467 401 81.7 76.7-85.7 66 18.3 14.3-23.3
Other Minorities 266 223 79.1 71.7-84.9 43 20.9 15.1-28.3
AGE
18-34 541 385 70.1 65.6-74.3 156 29.9 25.7-34.4
35-44 395 309 76.8 71.6-81.4 86 23.2 18.6-28.4
45-54 449 361 78.7 73.9-82.8 88 21.3 17.2-26.1
55-64 629 561 89.5 86.6-91.8 68 10.5 8.2-13.4
65-74 510 477 93.9 91.3-95.8 33 6.1 4.2- 8.7
75+ 308 297 96.9 94.2-98.4 11 3.1 1.6- 5.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 385 328 79.6 73.8-84.4 57 20.4 15.6-26.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 778 662 81.8 78.1-85.0 116 18.2 15.0-21.9
Some Post-H.S. 713 593 79.7 75.8-83.2 120 20.3 16.8-24.2
College Graduate 977 827 80.3 77.0-83.2 150 19.7 16.8-23.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 256 218 79.7 72.1-85.7 38 20.3 14.3-27.9
$15,000- 24,999 427 357 80.3 75.0-84.8 70 19.7 15.2-25.0
$25,000- 34,999 275 239 83.3 77.2-88.1 36 16.7 11.9-22.8
$35,000- 49,999 358 299 77.1 71.0-82.3 59 22.9 17.7-29.0
$50,000- 74,999 365 314 82.4 76.5-87.0 51 17.6 13.0-23.5
$75,000+ 718 585 78.0 73.9-81.6 133 22.0 18.4-26.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 725 643 86.2 82.4-89.3 82 13.8 10.7-17.6
No 2,117 1,758 78.8 76.5-81.0 359 21.2 19.0-23.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 834 725 82.8 79.1-85.9 109 17.2 14.1-20.9
Non-Veteran 2,027 1,693 79.7 77.4-81.8 334 20.3 18.2-22.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,624 1,392 82.2 79.6-84.5 232 17.8 15.5-20.4
No 1,240 1,028 78.2 75.1-81.1 212 21.8 18.9-24.9

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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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