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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-Non-Hispanic White

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
-Non-Hispanic White 4,278 3,755 85.8 84.4-87.0 523 14.2 13.0-15.6
GENDER
Male 1,828 1,509 80.8 78.5-82.9 319 19.2 17.1-21.5
Female 2,450 2,246 90.3 88.7-91.7 204 9.7 8.3-11.3
AGE
18-34 655 490 77.5 73.8-80.8 165 22.5 19.2-26.2
35-44 496 400 79.9 75.7-83.6 96 20.1 16.4-24.3
45-54 728 620 84.3 80.9-87.1 108 15.7 12.9-19.1
55-64 895 800 89.3 86.7-91.5 95 10.7 8.5-13.3
65-74 875 824 94.3 92.3-95.8 51 5.7 4.2- 7.7
75+ 595 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 298 279 94.0 90.0-96.5 19 6.0 3.5-10.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,072 957 86.5 83.7-88.8 115 13.5 11.2-16.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,253 1,111 86.1 83.5-88.3 142 13.9 11.7-16.5
College Graduate 1,641 1,397 81.6 79.2-83.8 244 18.4 16.2-20.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 294 270 92.1 87.6-95.1 24 7.9 4.9-12.4
$15,000- 24,999 545 500 88.6 84.6-91.7 45 11.4 8.3-15.4
$25,000- 34,999 354 302 82.3 76.5-86.9 52 17.7 13.1-23.5
$35,000- 49,999 510 438 83.2 78.5-87.0 72 16.8 13.0-21.5
$50,000- 74,999 601 520 85.7 82.0-88.8 81 14.3 11.2-18.0
$75,000+ 1,149 966 81.7 78.9-84.2 183 18.3 15.8-21.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,208 1,133 92.5 90.4-94.3 75 7.5 5.7- 9.6
No 3,055 2,608 83.4 81.7-85.0 447 16.6 15.0-18.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 635 565 85.7 82.0-88.7 70 14.3 11.3-18.0
Non-Veteran 3,639 3,187 85.8 84.3-87.1 452 14.2 12.9-15.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,060 886 82.3 79.5-84.9 174 17.7 15.1-20.5
Regional City or Suburban 1,022 897 86.1 83.3-88.4 125 13.9 11.6-16.7
Rural 2,196 1,972 87.7 85.8-89.4 224 12.3 10.6-14.2

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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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