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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-AFRICAN AMERICANS

During the past 30 days, how many days per week or per month did you have at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage?*

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  Total
Respond.^
No drinks 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,173 84 1.1 0.8- 1.6 1,703 28.9 27.2-30.7 1,900 32.5 30.7-34.4 1,856 30.0 28.3-31.8 630 7.4 6.7- 8.3
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 668 9 1.0 0.4- 2.3 261 35.6 30.3-41.2 208 32.5 27.0-38.5 153 26.0 21.2-31.4 37 5.0 3.3- 7.5
GENDER
Males 294 5 1.3 0.4- 3.6 77 26.0 19.1-34.2 109 36.4 28.3-45.3 84 30.6 23.4-38.8 19 5.8 3.3- 9.9
Females 374 4 0.6 0.2- 1.8 184 49.1 41.9-56.3 99 27.0 20.6-34.4 69 19.5 14.5-25.6 18 3.8 2.2- 6.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 3 0 0.0 . - . 2 65.9 11.9-96.5 1 34.1 3.5-88.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 664 9 1.0 0.4- 2.3 259 35.4 30.1-41.1 206 32.4 26.9-38.5 153 26.1 21.3-31.6 37 5.0 3.3- 7.6
AGE
18-24 30 0 0.0 . - . 14 37.3 18.2-61.4 10 44.0 22.3-68.2 6 18.8 7.0-41.4 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 113 0 0.0 . - . 43 32.9 22.9-44.7 34 24.6 15.9-36.1 31 37.0 25.3-50.4 5 5.6 1.9-15.4
35-44 157 2 1.5 0.3- 6.8 66 36.0 27.2-45.8 46 33.6 24.2-44.4 37 25.7 18.0-35.4 6 3.2 1.2- 8.4
45-54 180 5 2.4 0.8- 7.0 61 32.5 23.6-42.7 56 31.7 23.5-41.2 46 25.4 17.8-34.8 12 8.0 4.1-14.8
55-64 123 2 1.0 0.2- 4.0 47 39.7 29.8-50.5 41 30.9 21.9-41.5 23 20.1 13.0-29.6 10 8.4 4.3-15.8
65-74 44 0 0.0 . - . 20 44.8 27.7-63.2 14 32.8 18.7-51.0 8 18.0 8.1-35.5 2 4.4 0.7-22.0
75+ 17 0 0.0 . - . 8 45.6 22.4-71.0 6 41.0 18.5-68.1 2 8.4 2.0-29.1 1 4.9 0.7-28.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 61 1 0.7 0.1- 5.2 21 26.3 14.7-42.7 19 44.1 26.6-63.1 13 16.7 8.6-29.7 7 12.2 5.2-26.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 217 6 2.0 0.7- 5.4 73 32.2 22.8-43.2 68 31.5 21.4-43.7 55 27.3 19.0-37.5 15 7.0 3.7-12.9
Some Post-H.S. 186 2 0.6 0.2- 2.5 69 33.3 24.9-42.8 58 26.1 19.4-34.3 49 36.8 27.2-47.6 8 3.1 1.3- 7.3
College Graduate 203 0 0.0 . - . 97 45.0 35.8-54.6 63 37.4 28.1-47.6 36 15.6 10.5-22.5 7 2.1 0.9- 4.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 74 3 3.8 0.9-14.5 31 37.5 23.6-53.9 20 25.7 13.7-42.9 15 27.8 13.2-49.2 5 5.2 1.7-15.3
$15,000- 24,999 130 0 0.0 . - . 46 39.5 25.1-55.9 47 30.1 20.1-42.5 27 21.3 11.0-37.1 10 9.1 3.9-19.7
$25,000- 34,999 90 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2 36 30.5 18.7-45.6 27 36.3 19.4-57.5 20 24.5 14.0-39.3 6 8.2 3.3-18.7
$35,000- 49,999 104 2 1.3 0.3- 5.2 40 36.3 24.5-50.1 33 34.5 23.0-48.1 22 22.7 13.6-35.3 7 5.2 2.1-12.3
$50,000-74,999 103 2 2.5 0.5-12.6 44 42.7 30.9-55.5 28 18.8 11.6-29.1 25 32.9 21.4-47.0 4 3.0 0.8-11.1
$75,000+ 117 0 0.0 . - . 46 35.3 25.2-47.0 37 36.2 25.1-49.0 33 28.0 18.7-39.6 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 200 3 0.6 0.2- 2.0 73 32.3 23.5-42.5 70 36.9 26.0-49.3 39 22.7 15.0-32.7 15 7.5 3.6-15.1
No 440 6 1.2 0.5- 3.1 179 36.9 30.4-44.0 130 31.1 24.7-38.3 108 27.2 21.3-34.0 17 3.5 2.0- 6.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 130 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6 41 27.0 18.2-38.1 43 36.2 23.0-51.8 36 29.1 19.1-41.5 9 7.4 3.6-14.8
Non-Veteran 538 8 1.2 0.5- 2.8 220 37.8 31.7-44.3 165 31.5 25.7-38.0 117 25.2 19.9-31.3 28 4.4 2.6- 7.2

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*This question asked only of respondents who reported drinking at least one drink in the last month.

^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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