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2015 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 6,294 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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*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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