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2015 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 6,294 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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*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 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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