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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Drinking & Driving-Non-Hispanic White

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
-Non-Hispanic White 2,147 57 2.9 2.2- 3.9 2,090 97.1 96.1-97.8
GENDER
Male 1,115 46 4.3 3.1- 6.0 1,069 95.7 94.0-96.9
Female 1,032 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 464 22 4.3 2.7- 6.8 442 95.7 93.2-97.3
35-44 291 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 352 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 444 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 412 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 167 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 414 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 613 24 4.4 2.8- 6.7 589 95.6 93.3-97.2
College Graduate 1,036 22 2.3 1.4- 3.6 1,014 97.7 96.4-98.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 211 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 168 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 270 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 329 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 817 20 2.7 1.6- 4.4 797 97.3 95.6-98.4
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 411 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,414 37 2.8 1.9- 4.0 1,377 97.2 96.0-98.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 446 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,696 48 3.1 2.3- 4.3 1,648 96.9 95.7-97.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 364 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,783 48 3.0 2.2- 4.1 1,735 97.0 95.9-97.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 646 23 3.4 2.2- 5.3 623 96.6 94.7-97.8
Regional City or Suburban County 506 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 996 22 2.5 1.6- 4.1 974 97.5 95.9-98.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,296 38 3.0 2.1- 4.3 1,258 97.0 95.7-97.9
Unemployed 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 557 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 137 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 214 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 115 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,422 38 3.1 2.2- 4.5 1,384 96.9 95.5-97.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 328 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 719 16 3.1 1.8- 5.4 703 96.9 94.6-98.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,101 31 2.8 1.9- 4.1 1,070 97.2 95.9-98.1

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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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