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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

Drinking alcohol in the past 30 days*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,789 388 23.1 20.6-25.7 1,401 76.9 74.3-79.4
AGE
18-24 114 42 35.6 25.8-46.8 72 64.4 53.2-74.2
25-34 327 103 31.6 25.6-38.2 224 68.4 61.8-74.4
35-44 351 100 30.0 24.1-36.7 251 70.0 63.3-75.9
45-54 344 86 23.0 17.9-29.0 258 77.0 71.0-82.1
55-64 258 33 13.8 9.3-20.0 225 86.2 80.0-90.7
65-74 223 14 8.1 4.5-14.2 209 91.9 85.8-95.5
75+ 161 6 5.9 1.9-16.5 155 94.1 83.5-98.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 381 36 8.5 5.9-12.1 345 91.5 87.9-94.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 587 131 22.4 18.4-26.9 456 77.6 73.1-81.6
Some Post-H.S. 465 117 27.4 22.5-33.0 348 72.6 67.0-77.5
College Graduate 353 103 30.1 24.3-36.6 250 69.9 63.4-75.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 383 72 19.2 14.5-24.9 311 80.8 75.1-85.5
$15,000- 24,999 442 88 18.7 14.7-23.5 354 81.3 76.5-85.3
$25,000- 34,999 232 69 30.5 23.5-38.5 163 69.5 61.5-76.5
$35,000- 49,999 179 60 28.0 21.2-36.0 119 72.0 64.0-78.8
$50,000-74,999 93 25 31.5 20.8-44.5 68 68.5 55.5-79.2
$75,000+ 80 24 34.1 22.9-47.3 56 65.9 52.7-77.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 638 90 15.2 12.0-19.1 548 84.8 80.9-88.0
No 1,090 289 27.3 24.0-30.9 801 72.7 69.1-76.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 49 22 37.6 23.1-54.8 27 62.4 45.2-76.9
Non-Veteran 1,729 362 22.5 20.1-25.2 1,367 77.5 74.8-79.9
Currently Serving 10 4 45.7 17.7-76.6 6 54.3 23.4-82.3

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*Data in this table were derived from the first alcohol consumption question.

^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 (MAHEC): 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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