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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-MALES

During the past 30 days, how many times have you driven when you've had perhaps too much to drink?

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  Total
Respond.^
Once Two or more times None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,732 48 1.8 1.3- 2.5 26 0.9 0.5- 1.4 2,658 97.3 96.5-98.0
RACE
White 2,171 39 1.7 1.2- 2.5 19 0.6 0.4- 1.0 2,113 97.7 96.9-98.3
African American 339 4 1.8 0.6- 5.5 3 0.9 0.3- 3.1 332 97.3 93.7-98.9
Asian 20 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 20 100 . - .
Native American 31 1 2.0 0.3-13.1 0 0.0 . - . 30 98.0 86.9-99.7
Other Minorities 153 4 3.1 1.1- 8.3 4 3.6 1.1-11.0 145 93.3 86.1-96.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 159 4 2.9 1.1- 7.9 4 3.4 1.1-10.5 151 93.6 86.7-97.1
-English Speaking 58 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0 57 99.4 96.0-99.9
-Spanish Speaking 101 4 4.2 1.5-11.2 3 4.7 1.4-14.8 94 91.1 81.4-96.0
Non-Hispanic 2,571 44 1.7 1.2- 2.4 22 0.6 0.4- 1.0 2,505 97.7 96.9-98.2
AGE
18-24 184 9 5.6 2.7-11.3 3 1.1 0.3- 3.5 172 93.4 87.7-96.5
25-34 547 17 2.6 1.4- 4.6 2 0.7 0.1- 3.9 528 96.7 94.1-98.2
35-44 621 12 1.6 0.9- 3.1 7 1.0 0.4- 2.5 602 97.3 95.5-98.4
45-54 544 7 1.5 0.7- 3.6 3 0.6 0.1- 2.1 534 97.9 95.8-99.0
55-64 431 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 9 1.6 0.7- 3.5 421 98.3 96.4-99.2
65-74 261 2 1.2 0.3- 4.8 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 258 98.7 95.3-99.6
75+ 136 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.9 0.1- 5.9 135 99.1 94.1-99.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 321 7 2.6 1.2- 5.7 6 1.8 0.7- 4.4 308 95.6 92.1-97.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 650 10 1.4 0.6- 2.9 7 1.1 0.4- 3.4 633 97.5 95.3-98.7
Some Post-H.S. 659 10 2.0 0.9- 4.2 8 1.1 0.5- 2.5 641 96.9 94.6-98.2
College Graduate 1,097 21 1.7 1.0- 2.7 5 0.3 0.1- 0.7 1,071 98.1 97.0-98.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 166 4 2.7 0.8- 8.5 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 161 97.0 91.4-99.0
$15,000- 24,999 326 4 1.1 0.3- 3.6 7 3.0 1.2- 7.1 315 96.0 91.8-98.1
$25,000- 34,999 301 9 3.5 1.7- 7.3 3 0.4 0.1- 1.3 289 96.1 92.4-98.0
$35,000- 49,999 401 4 1.3 0.3- 5.1 3 0.4 0.1- 1.2 394 98.3 95.0-99.4
$50,000-74,999 472 6 1.3 0.5- 3.0 6 1.2 0.5- 2.9 460 97.6 95.5-98.7
$75,000+ 641 15 2.2 1.2- 4.0 4 0.5 0.2- 1.4 622 97.2 95.4-98.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 659 15 2.9 1.6- 5.1 9 1.1 0.5- 2.5 635 95.9 93.6-97.4
No 1,987 31 1.3 0.9- 2.0 16 0.8 0.4- 1.5 1,940 97.9 97.0-98.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 807 9 1.6 0.7- 3.4 9 1.0 0.5- 2.1 789 97.3 95.5-98.5
Non-Veteran 1,825 36 1.9 1.3- 2.7 16 0.8 0.4- 1.6 1,773 97.3 96.3-98.1
Currently Serving 89 2 1.6 0.4- 6.4 0 0.0 . - . 87 98.4 93.6-99.6

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported drinking at least one drink in the last month.

^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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