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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

Heavy Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,256 1,248 99.3 98.5-99.7 8 0.7 0.3- 1.5
GENDER
Female 1,256 1,248 99.3 98.5-99.7 8 0.7 0.3- 1.5
RACE
African American 1,256 1,248 99.3 98.5-99.7 8 0.7 0.3- 1.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 12 12 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
-English Speaking 12 12 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,244 1,236 99.3 98.5-99.7 8 0.7 0.3- 1.5
AGE
18-24 93 93 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 198 196 99.0 95.9-99.8 2 1.0 0.2- 4.1
35-44 259 256 98.6 94.7-99.6 3 1.4 0.4- 5.3
45-54 256 254 99.1 95.6-99.8 2 0.9 0.2- 4.4
55-64 184 183 99.8 98.5- 100 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5
65-74 147 147 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
75+ 106 106 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 293 293 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
H.S. or G.E.D. 424 420 99.0 96.9-99.7 4 1.0 0.3- 3.1
Some Post-H.S. 300 298 99.4 96.9-99.9 2 0.6 0.1- 3.1
College Graduate 236 234 99.2 95.9-99.8 2 0.8 0.2- 4.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 270 269 99.5 96.5-99.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5
$15,000- 24,999 285 284 99.9 99.0- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0
$25,000- 34,999 160 159 99.5 96.8-99.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2
$35,000- 49,999 112 110 97.0 88.5-99.3 2 3.0 0.7-11.5
$50,000-74,999 64 63 99.6 97.1-99.9 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9
$75,000+ 53 53 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 16 16 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Guilford 70 70 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Mecklenburg 81 78 95.9 87.8-98.7 3 4.1 1.3-12.2
Orange 31 31 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Wake 55 55 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Chatham/Lee 52 51 97.6 84.9-99.7 1 2.4 0.3-15.1
Nash/Wilson 80 79 99.1 94.0-99.9 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0
Craven/Pamlico 56 56 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 9 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 6 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Franklin/Gran./Vance 102 102 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Graham/Swain/Jackson 8 8 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 94 93 97.6 85.2-99.7 1 2.4 0.3-14.8
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 102 100 97.3 88.6-99.4 2 2.7 0.6-11.4
Northeast NC I 171 171 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Northeast NC II 100 100 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Northeastern Partnership 271 271 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Mountain AHEC 31 31 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 668 664 99.5 98.6-99.8 4 0.5 0.2- 1.4
Piedmont 543 539 99.2 97.6-99.7 4 0.8 0.3- 2.4
Western NC 45 45 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
No = Respondents reported having LESS than 2 drinks/day for MALES and LESS than 1 drink/day for FEMALES.
Yes = Respondents reported having MORE than 2 drinks/day for MALES and MORE than 1 drink/day for FEMALES.

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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