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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-WHITE MALES

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 2,125 833 36.7 33.9-39.5 694 32.3 29.7-35.1 294 13.9 12.1-16.0 120 5.5 4.3- 6.8 184 11.6 9.6-14.0
AGE
18-24 63 16 26.7 15.3-42.5 18 25.9 15.8-39.5 9 14.1 7.0-26.4 5 4.9 1.8-12.9 15 28.3 16.7-43.7
25-34 238 62 28.4 22.1-35.8 78 33.4 26.6-40.8 35 12.3 8.4-17.5 27 9.6 6.2-14.6 36 16.4 11.5-22.7
35-44 444 134 32.5 27.5-37.9 145 32.9 27.9-38.3 79 17.2 13.6-21.6 32 6.2 4.2- 9.0 54 11.2 8.3-14.9
45-54 487 162 35.0 29.9-40.4 171 34.5 29.5-39.9 84 17.6 13.6-22.6 27 3.9 2.6- 5.9 43 8.9 6.4-12.4
55-64 439 209 50.2 44.6-55.9 134 30.1 25.2-35.5 47 10.6 7.6-14.6 22 4.6 2.9- 7.4 27 4.4 2.9- 6.7
65-74 283 137 50.9 44.1-57.6 102 37.3 30.9-44.0 30 8.0 5.3-12.0 5 1.1 0.4- 2.7 9 2.8 1.4- 5.6
75+ 166 109 63.5 54.6-71.5 45 28.8 21.5-37.5 10 7.1 3.6-13.7 2 0.6 0.1- 2.5 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 117 40 26.4 16.7-39.1 35 31.9 19.7-47.3 14 13.5 6.2-26.9 6 1.9 0.7- 4.5 22 26.3 14.8-42.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 527 177 30.1 25.1-35.6 162 29.7 24.7-35.3 71 13.0 9.7-17.3 42 7.8 5.3-11.3 75 19.4 14.6-25.3
Some Post-H.S. 494 170 32.0 26.0-38.6 149 30.1 24.7-36.0 84 18.2 13.8-23.7 36 6.5 4.3- 9.6 55 13.3 9.2-18.8
College Graduate 983 444 44.7 40.8-48.7 348 35.3 31.6-39.1 124 12.1 9.9-14.7 36 4.1 2.7- 6.1 31 3.9 2.6- 5.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 64 20 26.8 14.6-43.9 18 34.1 16.8-57.1 11 17.1 7.0-35.8 4 12.8 3.7-35.8 11 9.3 4.5-18.3
$15,000- 24,999 173 64 33.6 24.0-44.8 38 13.9 8.8-21.1 24 15.2 8.7-25.2 18 7.4 4.2-12.7 29 30.0 19.1-43.7
$25,000- 34,999 204 86 39.8 30.1-50.4 62 30.9 22.6-40.6 23 14.2 7.4-25.3 14 5.6 2.7-11.4 19 9.6 5.4-16.3
$35,000- 49,999 314 113 29.2 23.0-36.4 99 36.4 29.1-44.4 45 13.6 9.1-19.7 17 4.6 2.6- 8.0 40 16.2 10.9-23.4
$50,000-74,999 398 145 36.3 29.9-43.2 150 36.7 30.7-43.3 55 12.8 9.4-17.1 18 4.2 2.5- 7.2 30 10.0 6.5-15.2
$75,000+ 791 319 39.7 35.5-44.0 274 33.9 29.9-38.1 117 14.6 11.9-17.8 41 5.4 3.7- 7.9 40 6.5 4.4- 9.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 597 260 40.6 35.1-46.5 163 24.6 20.2-29.6 77 13.3 9.7-17.9 40 6.4 4.3- 9.4 57 15.1 10.5-21.2
No 1,483 560 35.8 32.6-39.2 513 35.0 31.8-38.3 212 14.0 11.9-16.5 77 5.2 3.9- 6.9 121 9.9 7.9-12.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 830 361 40.3 36.2-44.5 254 29.8 26.0-33.8 106 14.8 11.8-18.4 41 5.4 3.7- 8.0 68 9.7 7.3-12.9
Non-Veteran 1,293 470 35.2 31.7-38.8 440 33.4 30.0-37.0 188 13.6 11.3-16.2 79 5.5 4.1- 7.2 116 12.4 9.7-15.6

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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.

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