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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

During the past 30 days, have you had at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage such as beer, wine, a malt beverage, or liquor?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,769 6,305 44.3 43.0-45.5 9,464 55.7 54.5-57.0
-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES 1,657 389 28.0 24.8-31.4 1,268 72.0 68.6-75.2
AGE
18-24 53 16 33.3 19.0-51.6 37 66.7 48.4-81.0
25-34 203 76 38.4 30.2-47.2 127 61.6 52.8-69.8
35-44 281 95 36.0 28.9-43.8 186 64.0 56.2-71.1
45-54 354 99 31.2 24.8-38.3 255 68.8 61.7-75.2
55-64 309 67 21.5 16.6-27.5 242 78.5 72.5-83.4
65-74 261 21 7.2 4.3-11.6 240 92.8 88.4-95.7
75+ 179 11 5.6 2.9-10.3 168 94.4 89.7-97.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 315 35 16.9 10.3-26.4 280 83.1 73.6-89.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 547 102 22.2 17.2-28.2 445 77.8 71.8-82.8
Some Post-H.S. 412 114 31.3 25.2-38.0 298 68.7 62.0-74.8
College Graduate 380 137 38.9 32.1-46.1 243 61.1 53.9-67.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 328 48 16.0 11.5-21.8 280 84.0 78.2-88.5
$15,000- 24,999 374 83 27.3 20.9-34.8 291 72.7 65.2-79.1
$25,000- 34,999 209 56 28.8 21.2-38.0 153 71.2 62.0-78.8
$35,000- 49,999 194 52 25.1 17.4-34.7 142 74.9 65.3-82.6
$50,000-74,999 165 60 36.9 27.8-47.0 105 63.1 53.0-72.2
$75,000+ 141 57 44.5 33.6-55.9 84 55.5 44.1-66.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 652 102 16.7 13.0-21.2 550 83.3 78.8-87.0
No 939 274 34.0 29.7-38.6 665 66.0 61.4-70.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 51 26 56.0 36.5-73.8 25 44.0 26.2-63.5
Non-Veteran 1,606 363 26.9 23.7-30.4 1,243 73.1 69.6-76.3

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^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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