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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-Non-Hispanic White

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
-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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*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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