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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-WHITE 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 2,171 39 1.7 1.2- 2.5 19 0.6 0.4- 1.0 2,113 97.7 96.9-98.3
AGE
18-24 121 7 5.5 2.3-12.6 0 0.0 . - . 114 94.5 87.4-97.7
25-34 402 12 2.1 1.1- 3.9 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 389 97.8 96.0-98.8
35-44 476 10 1.7 0.8- 3.5 6 0.9 0.4- 2.0 460 97.4 95.6-98.5
45-54 443 7 1.9 0.8- 4.4 3 0.7 0.2- 2.6 433 97.4 94.8-98.7
55-64 369 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 7 1.3 0.5- 2.9 361 98.6 96.9-99.4
65-74 229 2 1.4 0.3- 5.5 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 226 98.5 94.6-99.6
75+ 127 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.9 0.1- 6.3 126 99.1 93.7-99.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 156 2 1.5 0.4- 6.1 3 1.6 0.5- 5.3 151 96.9 92.3-98.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 479 8 1.4 0.6- 3.4 6 0.7 0.3- 1.9 465 97.8 95.9-98.9
Some Post-H.S. 546 9 1.9 0.9- 3.9 5 0.8 0.3- 2.2 532 97.4 95.2-98.6
College Graduate 988 20 1.8 1.1- 2.9 5 0.3 0.1- 0.8 963 97.9 96.7-98.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 95 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4 0 0.0 . - . 94 99.7 97.6- 100
$15,000- 24,999 184 2 0.3 0.1- 1.1 3 1.6 0.4- 5.7 179 98.2 94.4-99.4
$25,000- 34,999 236 7 3.6 1.5- 8.1 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2 227 96.1 91.7-98.2
$35,000- 49,999 325 3 0.5 0.2- 1.8 3 0.5 0.2- 1.6 319 99.0 97.6-99.5
$50,000-74,999 402 5 1.3 0.5- 3.3 5 0.9 0.3- 2.4 392 97.8 95.7-98.9
$75,000+ 587 15 2.5 1.4- 4.4 4 0.6 0.2- 1.6 568 96.9 94.9-98.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 503 11 2.9 1.5- 5.6 7 1.1 0.4- 2.6 485 96.0 93.2-97.7
No 1,602 27 1.4 0.9- 2.1 11 0.5 0.3- 0.9 1,564 98.1 97.3-98.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 705 7 1.1 0.5- 2.6 9 1.2 0.6- 2.5 689 97.7 96.0-98.7
Non-Veteran 1,399 29 1.9 1.2- 2.9 9 0.3 0.2- 0.7 1,361 97.7 96.7-98.5
Currently Serving 59 2 2.5 0.6- 9.8 0 0.0 . - . 57 97.5 90.2-99.4

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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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