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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

A drink of alcohol is 1 can or bottle of beer, 1 glass of wine, 1 can or bottle of wine cooler, 1 cocktail, or 1 shot of liquor.
During the past 30 days, how many days per week or per month did you have at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage?

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  Total
Respond.^
No drinks 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,789 1,401 76.9 74.3-79.4 195 12.0 10.1-14.1 122 7.2 5.8- 8.9 60 3.4 2.4- 4.7 11 0.5 0.3- 1.0
AGE
18-24 114 72 64.4 53.2-74.2 27 25.9 17.3-36.8 11 7.0 3.6-13.4 4 2.6 0.8- 8.7 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 327 224 68.4 61.8-74.4 53 18.4 13.4-24.7 30 8.9 5.9-13.2 19 4.2 2.5- 7.0 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0
35-44 351 251 70.0 63.3-75.9 45 13.6 9.3-19.4 33 10.5 7.1-15.4 18 5.3 2.9- 9.7 4 0.6 0.2- 1.7
45-54 344 258 77.0 71.0-82.1 46 12.8 8.8-18.2 28 7.1 4.5-10.9 11 3.0 1.6- 5.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8
55-64 258 225 86.2 80.0-90.7 16 6.1 3.6-10.0 11 4.5 2.3- 8.7 5 3.0 0.9- 9.5 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6
65-74 223 209 91.9 85.8-95.5 3 0.8 0.2- 2.4 6 3.1 1.3- 7.2 2 2.0 0.4- 8.6 3 2.2 0.7- 6.8
75+ 161 155 94.1 83.5-98.1 4 2.5 0.9- 7.0 1 3.1 0.4-18.7 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 381 345 91.5 87.9-94.1 17 4.5 2.7- 7.6 10 1.8 0.9- 3.5 7 1.6 0.7- 3.6 2 0.6 0.1- 2.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 587 456 77.6 73.1-81.6 68 13.2 10.0-17.3 40 5.6 3.9- 8.0 21 3.4 2.0- 5.6 2 0.2 0.1- 0.9
Some Post-H.S. 465 348 72.6 67.0-77.5 57 13.4 9.8-18.1 37 9.2 6.4-13.2 21 4.6 2.6- 8.2 2 0.2 0.0- 0.7
College Graduate 353 250 69.9 63.4-75.7 53 14.6 10.3-20.5 34 10.8 7.3-15.5 11 3.4 1.6- 7.0 5 1.3 0.5- 3.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 383 311 80.8 75.1-85.5 40 11.6 7.8-17.1 14 3.3 1.8- 6.0 16 3.6 2.0- 6.3 2 0.6 0.1- 2.8
$15,000- 24,999 442 354 81.3 76.5-85.3 41 10.2 7.1-14.5 28 4.8 3.1- 7.4 18 3.6 2.1- 6.0 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0
$25,000- 34,999 232 163 69.5 61.5-76.5 29 13.6 8.6-20.9 27 11.7 7.5-17.7 11 4.9 2.4- 9.8 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4
$35,000- 49,999 179 119 72.0 64.0-78.8 27 11.4 7.5-16.8 20 9.6 5.9-15.5 10 5.5 2.5-11.9 3 1.5 0.4- 5.4
$50,000-74,999 93 68 68.5 55.5-79.2 17 15.5 9.0-25.5 5 8.8 3.6-20.1 2 6.5 1.7-22.3 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4
$75,000+ 80 56 65.9 52.7-77.1 11 15.1 7.8-27.0 12 18.1 9.9-31.0 1 0.9 0.1- 5.9 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 638 548 84.8 80.9-88.0 46 7.7 5.6-10.7 27 4.7 2.9- 7.5 13 2.2 1.0- 4.6 4 0.5 0.2- 1.6
No 1,090 801 72.7 69.1-76.0 145 14.3 11.7-17.3 92 8.6 6.8-10.9 45 3.9 2.7- 5.7 7 0.5 0.2- 1.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 49 27 62.4 45.2-76.9 9 16.0 7.8-30.0 9 17.5 8.2-33.5 3 3.3 0.9-10.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.6
Non-Veteran 1,729 1,367 77.5 74.8-79.9 183 11.8 9.8-14.0 112 6.9 5.5- 8.6 57 3.4 2.4- 4.8 10 0.5 0.2- 1.0
Currently Serving 10 6 54.3 23.4-82.3 3 36.0 11.5-70.9 1 9.6 1.3-46.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

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^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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