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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Drinking & Driving-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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.^
One or more times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,273 127 3.1 2.4- 4.0 6,146 96.9 96.0-97.6
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 686 13 4.3 2.0- 8.7 673 95.7 91.3-98.0
GENDER
Males 299 9 6.3 2.7-14.0 290 93.7 86.0-97.3
Females 387 4 1.4 0.5- 3.8 383 98.6 96.2-99.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 3 0 0.0 . - . 3 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 682 13 4.3 2.0- 8.8 669 95.7 91.2-98.0
AGE
18-24 31 1 4.0 0.6-24.1 30 96.0 75.9-99.4
25-34 112 4 9.6 2.8-28.5 108 90.4 71.5-97.2
35-44 158 1 1.7 0.2-11.1 157 98.3 88.9-99.8
45-54 185 4 3.1 1.1- 8.8 181 96.9 91.2-98.9
55-64 129 3 3.7 1.1-11.5 126 96.3 88.5-98.9
65-74 47 0 0.0 . - . 47 100 . - .
75+ 18 0 0.0 . - . 18 100 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 62 2 4.4 1.0-17.1 60 95.6 82.9-99.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 222 7 6.4 2.2-17.1 215 93.6 82.9-97.8
Some Post-H.S. 193 4 5.3 1.7-15.8 189 94.7 84.2-98.3
College Graduate 208 0 0.0 . - . 208 100 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 77 1 2.2 0.3-14.3 76 97.8 85.7-99.7
$15,000- 24,999 132 6 10.6 3.0-31.0 126 89.4 69.0-97.0
$25,000- 34,999 91 2 1.5 0.4- 6.4 89 98.5 93.6-99.6
$35,000- 49,999 108 1 2.9 0.4-17.7 107 97.1 82.3-99.6
$50,000-74,999 104 2 6.7 1.5-24.9 102 93.3 75.1-98.5
$75,000+ 118 1 2.8 0.4-17.1 117 97.2 82.9-99.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 206 6 5.4 2.0-13.9 200 94.6 86.1-98.0
No 456 7 4.0 1.5-10.5 449 96.0 89.5-98.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 137 5 5.1 1.9-13.4 132 94.9 86.6-98.1
Non-Veteran 549 8 4.0 1.6- 9.9 541 96.0 90.1-98.4

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*This qustion was asked only of those who've had a least one drink in the past 30 days.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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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