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2015 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 6,294 5,542 86.2 85.1-87.2 752 13.8 12.8-14.9
-FEMALES 3,624 3,336 90.7 89.4-91.8 288 9.3 8.2-10.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,450 2,246 90.3 88.7-91.7 204 9.7 8.3-11.3
Non-Hispanic Black 759 707 91.5 88.4-93.8 52 8.5 6.2-11.6
Other 377 346 90.8 86.5-93.9 31 9.2 6.1-13.5
AGE
18-34 621 514 83.9 80.4-86.9 107 16.1 13.1-19.6
35-44 492 439 89.1 85.7-91.8 53 10.9 8.2-14.3
45-54 615 556 89.7 86.6-92.2 59 10.3 7.8-13.4
55-64 697 652 94.0 91.3-95.9 45 6.0 4.1- 8.7
65-74 666 647 97.5 95.8-98.5 19 2.5 1.5- 4.2
75+ 481 476 99.2 97.8-99.7 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 360 345 95.5 91.8-97.6 15 4.5 2.4- 8.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 960 908 93.2 90.9-95.0 52 6.8 5.0- 9.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,077 987 89.6 87.0-91.7 90 10.4 8.3-13.0
College Graduate 1,220 1,089 87.0 84.5-89.1 131 13.0 10.9-15.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 374 344 90.7 86.0-94.0 30 9.3 6.0-14.0
$15,000- 24,999 613 584 94.0 90.9-96.0 29 6.0 4.0- 9.1
$25,000- 34,999 316 286 88.1 82.3-92.1 30 11.9 7.9-17.7
$35,000- 49,999 389 346 88.0 83.6-91.3 43 12.0 8.7-16.4
$50,000- 74,999 394 355 89.4 85.2-92.6 39 10.6 7.4-14.8
$75,000+ 706 629 87.6 84.4-90.2 77 12.4 9.8-15.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,041 994 94.3 92.0-95.9 47 5.7 4.1- 8.0
No 2,569 2,329 89.4 87.9-90.8 240 10.6 9.2-12.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 122 112 91.0 83.1-95.5 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,498 3,220 90.7 89.4-91.8 278 9.3 8.2-10.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,056 929 86.3 83.5-88.6 127 13.7 11.4-16.5
Regional City or Suburban 777 719 91.5 88.8-93.5 58 8.5 6.5-11.2
Rural 1,791 1,688 93.7 92.0-95.1 103 6.3 4.9- 8.0

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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 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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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