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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

Drinking alcohol in the past 30 days*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 885 338 39.8 35.9-43.8 547 60.2 56.2-64.1
AGE
18-24 60 24 35.2 22.5-50.4 36 64.8 49.6-77.5
25-34 138 68 49.1 39.7-58.7 70 50.9 41.3-60.3
35-44 174 86 54.1 44.8-63.2 88 45.9 36.8-55.2
45-54 176 76 42.6 34.3-51.3 100 57.4 48.7-65.7
55-64 168 54 32.7 24.8-41.6 114 67.3 58.4-75.2
65-74 104 26 29.3 19.7-41.1 78 70.7 58.9-80.3
75+ 60 3 4.9 1.1-18.9 57 95.1 81.1-98.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 220 63 30.2 23.1-38.3 157 69.8 61.7-76.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 332 132 41.5 35.1-48.2 200 58.5 51.8-64.9
Some Post-H.S. 189 74 42.2 34.1-50.8 115 57.8 49.2-65.9
College Graduate 142 69 46.5 36.5-56.9 73 53.5 43.1-63.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 144 47 37.4 28.2-47.6 97 62.6 52.4-71.8
$15,000- 24,999 178 61 37.1 28.2-47.1 117 62.9 52.9-71.8
$25,000- 34,999 109 44 42.2 32.0-53.1 65 57.8 46.9-68.0
$35,000- 49,999 122 56 49.1 38.9-59.3 66 50.9 40.7-61.1
$50,000-74,999 98 53 48.6 37.2-60.1 45 51.4 39.9-62.8
$75,000+ 65 34 54.3 38.9-68.9 31 45.7 31.1-61.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 302 102 34.9 28.8-41.5 200 65.1 58.5-71.2
No 541 218 41.3 36.4-46.4 323 58.7 53.6-63.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 260 92 38.1 31.3-45.5 168 61.9 54.5-68.7
Non-Veteran 591 228 39.6 34.8-44.6 363 60.4 55.4-65.2
Currently Serving 28 15 57.4 36.1-76.3 13 42.6 23.7-63.9

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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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