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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 885 547 60.2 56.2-64.1 104 11.1 8.9-13.7 118 14.3 11.6-17.7 86 11.2 8.8-14.1 30 3.2 2.0- 4.8
AGE
18-24 60 36 64.8 49.6-77.5 8 9.1 4.2-18.6 7 9.8 4.3-20.8 8 15.6 7.1-31.1 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0
25-34 138 70 50.9 41.3-60.3 17 12.3 7.2-20.2 27 17.4 11.5-25.4 19 15.9 9.9-24.5 5 3.7 1.1-11.0
35-44 174 88 45.9 36.8-55.2 27 15.8 10.2-23.6 28 21.6 13.4-32.8 26 15.5 10.1-23.0 5 1.3 0.5- 3.2
45-54 176 100 57.4 48.7-65.7 21 10.9 6.7-17.4 32 17.4 11.8-24.9 16 9.8 5.6-16.5 7 4.4 1.9- 9.7
55-64 168 114 67.3 58.4-75.2 18 10.2 5.9-17.0 15 9.6 5.5-16.3 13 8.8 4.7-15.9 8 4.1 1.9- 8.6
65-74 104 78 70.7 58.9-80.3 11 9.7 5.0-17.8 8 9.1 4.2-18.6 4 4.7 1.4-14.4 3 5.8 1.8-16.7
75+ 60 57 95.1 81.1-98.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.5 1 3.6 0.5-21.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 220 157 69.8 61.7-76.9 19 8.2 4.8-13.6 21 9.3 5.6-14.9 12 9.3 4.9-17.0 11 3.5 1.7- 7.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 332 200 58.5 51.8-64.9 43 11.3 8.0-15.8 38 14.0 9.3-20.5 39 13.0 9.3-18.0 12 3.2 1.7- 5.9
Some Post-H.S. 189 115 57.8 49.2-65.9 21 11.1 6.9-17.2 30 16.6 11.1-24.1 17 9.9 5.9-16.1 6 4.7 1.9-11.3
College Graduate 142 73 53.5 43.1-63.5 21 14.8 8.9-23.5 29 19.5 12.9-28.5 18 11.5 6.6-19.4 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 144 97 62.6 52.4-71.8 18 13.4 7.9-21.9 13 11.2 5.9-20.3 11 9.9 5.0-18.5 5 2.9 1.1- 7.3
$15,000- 24,999 178 117 62.9 52.9-71.8 10 4.7 2.4- 9.2 23 15.5 8.7-26.0 19 12.1 7.0-20.0 9 4.8 2.3-10.0
$25,000- 34,999 109 65 57.8 46.9-68.0 15 15.3 8.6-25.6 15 11.9 7.0-19.6 11 12.2 6.3-22.5 3 2.7 0.7- 9.7
$35,000- 49,999 122 66 50.9 40.7-61.1 19 14.4 9.0-22.4 19 16.3 9.8-25.7 14 14.3 8.2-23.9 4 4.1 1.1-13.7
$50,000-74,999 98 45 51.4 39.9-62.8 17 14.8 8.6-24.4 21 20.0 12.4-30.6 13 11.0 6.1-19.2 2 2.7 0.7-10.6
$75,000+ 65 31 45.7 31.1-61.1 8 13.9 6.2-28.2 18 26.4 15.6-41.2 7 13.0 6.0-25.8 1 1.0 0.1- 6.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 302 200 65.1 58.5-71.2 37 11.1 7.8-15.6 25 7.8 5.0-11.8 27 11.1 7.3-16.7 13 4.8 2.6- 8.7
No 541 323 58.7 53.6-63.6 64 11.6 8.8-15.3 86 16.4 12.9-20.5 52 11.2 8.3-15.0 16 2.1 1.2- 3.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 260 168 61.9 54.5-68.7 31 11.0 7.3-16.2 32 15.3 10.6-21.7 20 8.1 5.0-12.9 9 3.7 1.6- 8.3
Non-Veteran 591 363 60.4 55.4-65.2 66 10.2 7.7-13.4 79 13.8 10.5-18.0 62 12.5 9.5-16.3 21 3.1 1.9- 5.1
Currently Serving 28 13 42.6 23.7-63.9 6 30.4 13.6-54.9 6 16.1 6.5-34.4 3 10.9 3.3-30.6 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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