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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-Non-Hispanic Black

Binge Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,115 5,346 85.4 84.2-86.5 769 14.6 13.5-15.8
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,171 1,050 88.1 85.5-90.3 121 11.9 9.7-14.5
GENDER
Male 466 401 85.0 80.3-88.7 65 15.0 11.3-19.7
Female 705 649 90.5 87.5-92.8 56 9.5 7.2-12.5
AGE
18-34 253 206 81.8 75.6-86.7 47 18.2 13.3-24.4
35-44 168 146 87.4 80.5-92.1 22 12.6 7.9-19.5
45-54 201 180 87.8 80.8-92.5 21 12.2 7.5-19.2
55-64 253 230 89.4 83.6-93.3 23 10.6 6.7-16.4
65-74 182 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 102 102 100 . - . *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 147 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 404 352 85.0 79.9-89.0 52 15.0 11.0-20.1
Some Post-H.S. 323 290 87.3 82.1-91.2 33 12.7 8.8-17.9
College Graduate 296 273 92.3 87.8-95.2 23 7.7 4.8-12.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 163 145 87.4 80.1-92.3 18 12.6 7.7-19.9
$15,000- 24,999 250 222 89.0 84.0-92.6 28 11.0 7.4-16.0
$25,000- 34,999 134 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 146 128 84.7 75.2-91.0 18 15.3 9.0-24.8
$50,000- 74,999 121 101 79.3 68.2-87.3 20 20.7 12.7-31.8
$75,000+ 133 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 317 290 91.3 86.9-94.3 27 8.7 5.7-13.1
No 784 699 87.0 83.6-89.8 85 13.0 10.2-16.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 373 339 90.0 85.4-93.2 34 10.0 6.8-14.6
No 794 708 87.4 84.2-90.1 86 12.6 9.9-15.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 141 119 88.3 81.3-92.9 22 11.7 7.1-18.7
Non-Veteran 1,030 931 88.1 85.2-90.4 99 11.9 9.6-14.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 421 365 86.0 81.7-89.4 56 14.0 10.6-18.3
Regional City or Suburban County 223 197 87.4 81.4-91.6 26 12.6 8.4-18.6
Rural 527 488 91.1 86.7-94.1 39 8.9 5.9-13.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 574 491 83.3 79.1-86.8 83 16.7 13.2-20.9
Unemployed 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 272 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 179 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 148 134 89.5 82.3-94.0 14 10.5 6.0-17.7
101% to 150% 235 210 87.8 81.1-92.3 25 12.2 7.7-18.9
151% to 200% 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 410 361 85.1 79.9-89.2 49 14.9 10.8-20.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 304 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 352 312 88.7 84.3-92.0 40 11.3 8.0-15.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 515 450 86.9 83.2-89.9 65 13.1 10.1-16.8

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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 2016
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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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