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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Drinking & Driving-Females

During the past 30 days, how many times have you driven when you've had
perhaps too much to drink?*

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  Total
Respond.^
One or more times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,025 78 2.8 2.2- 3.5 2,947 97.2 96.5-97.8
-FEMALES 1,435 20 1.6 1.0- 2.5 1,415 98.4 97.5-99.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,032 11 1.3 0.7- 2.4 1,021 98.7 97.6-99.3
Non-Hispanic Black 242 *** *** *** 239 98.7 95.8-99.6
Other 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 343 *** *** *** 333 97.3 94.9-98.6
35-44 233 *** *** *** 230 98.9 96.3-99.7
45-54 238 *** *** *** 233 98.2 95.3-99.4
55-64 293 *** *** *** 292 99.6 97.2-99.9
65-74 218 *** *** *** 217 98.8 91.8-99.8
75+ 94 *** *** *** 94 100 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 84 *** *** *** 83 98.6 90.5-99.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 274 *** *** *** 273 99.5 96.3-99.9
Some Post-H.S. 432 *** *** *** 422 97.7 95.8-98.8
College Graduate 642 *** *** *** 634 98.4 96.6-99.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 93 *** *** *** 92 98.2 88.4-99.7
$15,000- 24,999 201 *** *** *** 197 97.7 94.0-99.2
$25,000- 34,999 118 *** *** *** 118 100 . - .
$35,000- 49,999 181 *** *** *** 177 96.6 91.0-98.7
$50,000- 74,999 202 *** *** *** 200 99.1 96.2-99.8
$75,000+ 423 *** *** *** 416 98.4 96.4-99.3
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 254 *** *** *** 252 99.0 96.1-99.8
No 991 13 1.4 0.8- 2.5 978 98.6 97.5-99.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 316 *** *** *** 313 99.0 96.4-99.7
No 1,108 15 1.5 0.9- 2.6 1,093 98.5 97.4-99.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,391 19 1.5 1.0- 2.5 1,372 98.5 97.5-99.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 516 11 2.1 1.1- 3.8 505 97.9 96.2-98.9
Regional City or Suburban County 327 *** *** *** 323 98.4 95.7-99.4
Rural 592 *** *** *** 587 99.0 97.5-99.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 800 16 2.0 1.2- 3.4 784 98.0 96.6-98.8
Unemployed 59 *** *** *** 58 97.6 84.6-99.7
Retired 316 *** *** *** 315 99.2 94.4-99.9
Unable to Work 93 *** *** *** 92 99.6 96.9-99.9
Other not in Labor Force 161 *** *** *** 160 99.3 95.1-99.9
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 101 *** *** *** 101 100 . - .
101% to 150% 172 *** *** *** 168 97.3 93.0-99.0
151% to 200% 83 *** *** *** 82 99.2 94.2-99.9
More than 200% 803 12 1.8 1.0- 3.2 791 98.2 96.8-99.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 212 *** *** *** 209 98.3 94.0-99.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 433 *** *** *** 430 99.2 97.5-99.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 790 14 1.9 1.1- 3.3 776 98.1 96.7-98.9

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*This question was asked only of those who had a least one drink in the past 30 days.

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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