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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-Males

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
-MALES 2,670 2,206 81.2 79.4-83.0 464 18.8 17.0-20.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,828 1,509 80.8 78.5-82.9 319 19.2 17.1-21.5
Non-Hispanic Black 442 376 82.3 77.5-86.3 66 17.7 13.7-22.5
Other 359 285 81.4 76.3-85.6 74 18.6 14.4-23.7
AGE
18-34 551 396 73.7 69.4-77.6 155 26.3 22.4-30.6
35-44 391 295 76.0 71.0-80.4 96 24.0 19.6-29.0
45-54 487 397 82.2 78.0-85.8 90 17.8 14.2-22.0
55-64 562 487 85.8 81.9-88.9 75 14.2 11.1-18.1
65-74 419 379 91.3 87.9-93.8 40 8.7 6.2-12.1
75+ 237 231 97.8 94.8-99.1 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 299 247 84.5 79.3-88.7 52 15.5 11.3-20.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 763 632 81.7 78.3-84.7 131 18.3 15.3-21.7
Some Post-H.S. 679 559 80.2 76.3-83.5 120 19.8 16.5-23.7
College Graduate 912 754 79.7 76.4-82.6 158 20.3 17.4-23.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 196 170 88.7 81.9-93.1 26 11.3 6.9-18.1
$15,000- 24,999 419 353 82.8 78.1-86.6 66 17.2 13.4-21.9
$25,000- 34,999 245 198 80.4 73.9-85.6 47 19.6 14.4-26.1
$35,000- 49,999 327 262 76.9 70.7-82.2 65 23.1 17.8-29.3
$50,000- 74,999 387 323 82.3 77.4-86.4 64 17.7 13.6-22.6
$75,000+ 688 558 78.4 74.5-81.8 130 21.6 18.2-25.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 660 596 90.1 87.0-92.5 64 9.9 7.5-13.0
No 2,003 1,604 78.7 76.5-80.8 399 21.3 19.2-23.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 729 636 83.9 80.3-86.9 93 16.1 13.1-19.7
Non-Veteran 1,932 1,562 80.4 78.2-82.4 370 19.6 17.6-21.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 781 630 80.1 76.7-83.2 151 19.9 16.8-23.3
Regional City or Suburban 610 502 81.6 77.7-84.9 108 18.4 15.1-22.3
Rural 1,279 1,074 81.9 79.1-84.4 205 18.1 15.6-20.9

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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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