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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

One drink is equivalent to a 12 ounce beer, a 5 ounce glass of wine, or a drink with one shot of liquor.
During the past 30 days, 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 453 242 49.8 44.0-55.6 141 32.7 27.2-38.7 40 10.6 7.4-15.1 16 3.1 1.8- 5.5 14 3.7 2.1- 6.5
GENDER
Female 453 242 49.8 44.0-55.6 141 32.7 27.2-38.7 40 10.6 7.4-15.1 16 3.1 1.8- 5.5 14 3.7 2.1- 6.5
RACE
African American 453 242 49.8 44.0-55.6 141 32.7 27.2-38.7 40 10.6 7.4-15.1 16 3.1 1.8- 5.5 14 3.7 2.1- 6.5

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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.

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