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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Drinking & Driving-Males

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
-MALES 1,590 58 3.8 2.8- 5.0 1,532 96.2 95.0-97.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,115 46 4.3 3.1- 6.0 1,069 95.7 94.0-96.9
Non-Hispanic Black 231 *** *** *** 226 97.5 93.4-99.1
Other 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 421 27 5.8 3.8- 8.8 394 94.2 91.2-96.2
35-44 248 *** *** *** 241 97.1 92.9-98.8
45-54 274 *** *** *** 266 97.6 95.0-98.9
55-64 284 *** *** *** 277 97.5 94.7-98.9
65-74 258 *** *** *** 250 95.9 91.7-98.0
75+ 89 *** *** *** 88 99.5 96.3-99.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 143 *** *** *** 139 97.3 91.1-99.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 397 15 3.2 1.9- 5.5 382 96.8 94.5-98.1
Some Post-H.S. 423 22 5.9 3.7- 9.3 401 94.1 90.7-96.3
College Graduate 624 17 2.5 1.5- 4.1 607 97.5 95.9-98.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 84 *** *** *** 79 92.2 82.2-96.8
$15,000- 24,999 206 *** *** *** 196 96.0 91.9-98.0
$25,000- 34,999 146 *** *** *** 138 92.7 84.8-96.6
$35,000- 49,999 209 *** *** *** 201 96.1 92.0-98.1
$50,000- 74,999 231 *** *** *** 224 98.0 95.6-99.1
$75,000+ 521 14 2.9 1.6- 5.4 507 97.1 94.6-98.4
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 317 *** *** *** 308 96.8 93.1-98.6
No 1,029 38 3.7 2.5- 5.2 991 96.3 94.8-97.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 353 *** *** *** 345 97.7 95.2-98.9
No 1,233 50 4.1 3.0- 5.6 1,183 95.9 94.4-97.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 443 *** *** *** 433 97.6 95.4-98.8
Non-Veteran 1,146 48 4.2 3.0- 5.8 1,098 95.8 94.2-97.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 513 19 3.2 2.0- 5.3 494 96.8 94.7-98.0
Regional City or Suburban County 355 16 5.3 3.1- 8.9 339 94.7 91.1-96.9
Rural 722 23 3.4 2.1- 5.5 699 96.6 94.5-97.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,073 41 3.8 2.6- 5.3 1,032 96.2 94.7-97.4
Unemployed 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 325 *** *** *** 315 96.8 93.9-98.3
Unable to Work 71 *** *** *** 69 98.3 91.8-99.7
Other not in Labor Force 54 *** *** *** 52 95.2 82.7-98.8
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 112 *** *** *** 107 95.6 88.6-98.4
101% to 150% 192 *** *** *** 182 95.6 91.3-97.8
151% to 200% 97 *** *** *** 94 96.6 89.6-98.9
More than 200% 949 32 3.6 2.4- 5.4 917 96.4 94.6-97.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 264 *** *** *** 254 96.1 91.5-98.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 537 21 4.9 3.0- 7.8 516 95.1 92.2-97.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 789 27 3.1 2.1- 4.7 762 96.9 95.3-97.9

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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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