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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-WHITE FEMALES

Considering all types of alcoholic beverages, how many times during the past 30 days did you have 5 or more drinks on an occasion?*

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  Total
Respond.^
None Once Twice 3-7 times 8-30 times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,440 2,168 88.6 86.9-90.1 124 5.2 4.2- 6.4 62 2.5 1.9- 3.4 64 2.9 2.1- 3.9 22 0.8 0.5- 1.4
AGE
18-24 131 92 69.6 59.1-78.5 16 11.3 6.3-19.5 6 4.0 1.7- 9.4 14 12.4 6.8-21.6 3 2.6 0.6-10.1
25-34 437 354 82.6 77.8-86.5 48 9.4 6.6-13.4 20 4.7 2.8- 7.8 12 2.7 1.3- 5.5 3 0.5 0.1- 1.8
35-44 567 505 89.4 86.1-92.0 26 4.6 3.0- 7.1 14 2.0 1.1- 3.6 18 3.4 1.9- 5.8 4 0.6 0.2- 1.7
45-54 519 468 91.1 87.7-93.6 18 3.4 2.0- 5.8 15 2.6 1.3- 5.1 11 1.9 1.0- 3.8 7 1.0 0.3- 2.8
55-64 402 379 93.6 89.7-96.1 11 3.6 1.8- 7.2 4 1.1 0.4- 3.3 6 1.5 0.6- 3.9 2 0.2 0.0- 1.1
65-74 229 220 95.4 90.9-97.8 3 1.0 0.3- 3.5 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8 3 1.4 0.5- 4.4 2 1.5 0.3- 6.6
75+ 146 143 97.9 92.5-99.4 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 1 0.7 0.1- 5.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.2 0.2- 8.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 85 71 75.1 59.0-86.3 4 8.6 2.3-27.0 3 5.5 1.2-21.4 7 10.8 4.6-23.1 0 0.0 . - .
H.S. or G.E.D. 450 392 88.4 84.5-91.4 25 4.3 2.8- 6.6 14 2.7 1.5- 4.8 13 2.8 1.4- 5.6 6 1.7 0.6- 4.6
Some Post-H.S. 686 608 87.6 84.2-90.4 32 5.1 3.4- 7.6 20 2.8 1.6- 4.7 20 3.6 2.2- 5.9 6 0.9 0.3- 2.5
College Graduate 1,218 1,096 90.1 87.8-91.9 63 5.3 3.9- 7.1 25 2.1 1.3- 3.3 24 2.0 1.2- 3.2 10 0.6 0.3- 1.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 115 88 77.5 67.4-85.1 11 9.4 4.7-17.8 9 7.3 3.6-14.4 7 5.8 2.6-12.4 0 0.0 . - .
$15,000- 24,999 243 206 81.3 73.8-87.1 22 11.0 6.5-18.1 7 3.5 1.5- 7.8 6 3.2 1.3- 7.8 2 1.0 0.2- 4.2
$25,000- 34,999 261 222 83.5 76.6-88.6 15 5.2 2.7- 9.6 4 2.4 0.7- 7.8 17 7.1 3.9-12.4 3 1.9 0.5- 6.5
$35,000- 49,999 390 350 90.2 86.1-93.2 15 4.2 2.3- 7.6 14 3.1 1.7- 5.6 9 2.2 1.0- 4.9 2 0.3 0.1- 1.1
$50,000-74,999 388 358 92.2 88.2-95.0 11 3.1 1.5- 6.2 8 2.0 0.8- 4.7 4 1.2 0.4- 3.6 7 1.5 0.5- 4.1
$75,000+ 597 546 90.6 87.4-93.1 26 4.9 3.1- 7.5 12 1.8 1.0- 3.4 12 2.3 1.2- 4.5 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 540 474 87.3 83.3-90.4 19 3.3 1.9- 5.6 17 3.0 1.6- 5.5 21 4.0 2.4- 6.5 9 2.4 1.1- 5.2
No 1,861 1,660 89.0 87.2-90.7 102 5.6 4.4- 7.1 45 2.5 1.7- 3.4 41 2.5 1.7- 3.6 13 0.4 0.2- 0.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 45 38 88.1 74.9-94.8 2 4.2 1.0-15.7 1 3.3 0.5-20.1 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0 3 3.7 1.1-11.4
Non-Veteran 2,383 2,122 88.7 87.0-90.1 120 5.2 4.2- 6.4 60 2.5 1.8- 3.4 62 2.9 2.1- 3.9 19 0.8 0.5- 1.4
Currently Serving 11 7 69.2 36.8-89.6 2 8.3 1.8-31.0 1 11.3 1.6-50.4 1 11.3 1.6-50.4 0 0.0 . - .

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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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