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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-WHITE MALES

On the days when you drank, about how many drinks did you drink on the average?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Only one Two Three Four Five or more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,149 780 36.0 33.6-38.5 768 35.8 33.4-38.3 296 13.6 12.0-15.5 130 6.3 5.1- 7.6 175 8.3 6.9- 9.9
AGE
18-24 121 28 20.2 13.2-29.7 31 19.9 12.9-29.3 16 16.6 9.5-27.4 12 10.0 5.2-18.4 34 33.3 23.6-44.7
25-34 398 100 26.7 21.8-32.3 137 34.7 29.2-40.7 74 16.8 13.1-21.4 42 10.7 7.5-14.9 45 11.1 7.8-15.5
35-44 468 127 24.7 20.5-29.4 175 39.8 34.7-45.2 82 17.3 13.6-21.8 35 8.0 5.4-11.6 49 10.2 7.2-14.1
45-54 437 151 38.4 32.9-44.2 176 39.1 33.6-44.7 60 12.0 9.0-15.8 20 5.1 3.0- 8.6 30 5.5 3.6- 8.2
55-64 368 167 45.3 39.1-51.6 141 38.8 32.7-45.2 42 12.6 8.9-17.6 11 2.6 1.3- 5.1 7 0.7 0.3- 1.5
65-74 227 120 52.3 44.7-59.8 75 34.9 27.9-42.7 15 7.3 4.2-12.2 8 2.6 1.2- 5.3 9 2.9 1.4- 6.1
75+ 126 83 69.1 58.8-77.8 33 25.8 17.7-36.1 7 3.8 1.7- 8.2 2 0.6 0.2- 2.6 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 145 42 23.8 16.8-32.4 39 25.0 17.5-34.4 23 15.6 10.0-23.7 14 12.8 7.0-22.4 27 22.8 14.7-33.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 472 142 29.9 25.1-35.2 158 33.0 28.1-38.3 77 15.9 12.5-20.0 30 7.6 5.0-11.5 65 13.6 10.2-17.9
Some Post-H.S. 542 190 35.5 30.8-40.5 190 34.0 29.4-38.9 72 13.5 10.3-17.5 46 7.9 5.6-11.1 44 9.0 6.4-12.6
College Graduate 988 405 40.9 37.2-44.6 381 39.6 36.0-43.5 124 12.4 10.1-15.1 40 3.8 2.7- 5.4 38 3.3 2.2- 4.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 94 24 25.1 15.7-37.5 28 26.5 16.9-39.0 13 14.2 6.3-28.7 10 8.4 4.0-16.7 19 25.9 14.8-41.3
$15,000- 24,999 177 54 29.2 21.7-38.0 57 31.4 23.7-40.3 24 10.3 6.6-15.8 15 10.0 5.6-17.2 27 19.1 12.0-28.9
$25,000- 34,999 235 73 28.8 22.5-36.1 71 33.0 26.0-40.9 37 16.8 11.8-23.3 28 10.7 6.9-16.2 26 10.7 6.9-16.1
$35,000- 49,999 324 114 33.2 27.4-39.5 117 34.7 28.9-40.9 48 18.0 13.2-24.0 19 7.0 4.2-11.4 26 7.2 4.6-11.2
$50,000-74,999 401 164 40.5 35.0-46.3 140 37.0 31.5-42.8 44 9.9 7.1-13.6 22 5.4 3.3- 8.7 31 7.2 4.8-10.8
$75,000+ 582 213 36.6 32.1-41.4 243 41.6 36.9-46.4 78 12.2 9.5-15.6 24 4.9 3.1- 7.8 24 4.6 3.0- 7.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 496 194 36.9 32.0-42.1 159 33.3 28.5-38.5 65 14.7 11.3-18.7 37 6.7 4.6- 9.6 41 8.5 5.8-12.3
No 1,588 561 35.8 33.0-38.7 589 36.8 33.9-39.7 224 13.4 11.5-15.5 89 6.1 4.8- 7.7 125 8.0 6.4- 9.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 702 311 43.1 38.8-47.5 242 36.5 32.3-40.9 79 10.6 8.2-13.5 34 5.1 3.5- 7.5 36 4.7 3.2- 6.8
Non-Veteran 1,381 449 32.9 29.9-36.0 507 35.8 32.8-39.0 204 14.8 12.7-17.2 92 6.8 5.3- 8.6 129 9.7 7.9-12.0
Currently Serving 58 15 29.5 17.9-44.6 19 30.9 19.2-45.7 11 18.5 9.7-32.6 3 5.6 1.7-17.0 10 15.4 7.9-28.0

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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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