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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

During the past 30 days, what is the largest number of drinks you had on any occasion?

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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%)
North Carolina 5,972 1,813 25.5 24.0-27.2 1,661 24.7 23.2-26.3 965 15.3 14.1-16.6 504 9.2 8.1-10.4 1,029 25.2 23.3-27.3
-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES 361 152 34.6 28.3-41.4 113 33.4 26.8-40.7 42 8.8 6.1-12.6 25 10.7 6.5-17.2 29 12.5 7.3-20.6
AGE
18-24 16 1 1.4 0.2- 9.9 9 47.5 20.6-75.9 1 2.8 0.4-18.3 2 11.7 2.7-39.1 3 36.6 11.7-71.6
25-34 69 21 29.6 17.0-46.2 23 34.9 22.1-50.4 9 8.0 3.7-16.4 4 6.1 1.9-18.1 12 21.4 11.0-37.5
35-44 93 36 35.5 24.4-48.3 39 39.5 27.5-53.0 7 6.3 2.5-14.9 7 15.6 6.2-34.0 4 3.1 1.1- 9.0
45-54 87 41 43.3 30.3-57.4 17 23.7 12.7-39.9 14 14.1 7.4-25.2 7 12.0 4.2-29.4 8 6.9 3.2-14.2
55-64 62 36 56.9 42.3-70.4 13 18.3 10.2-30.4 6 11.0 4.3-25.2 5 11.4 4.4-26.2 2 2.5 0.6-10.4
65-74 19 8 47.1 23.2-72.3 9 45.3 22.1-70.8 2 7.6 1.4-31.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
75+ 11 7 60.9 29.4-85.3 3 32.8 10.7-66.6 1 6.3 0.8-34.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 31 16 31.7 14.5-56.0 3 13.6 3.2-43.1 3 3.4 0.9-11.7 5 31.2 9.7-65.5 4 20.1 4.7-56.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 90 37 33.0 21.9-46.5 24 23.4 14.4-35.8 11 12.1 6.0-23.0 7 8.8 3.4-20.8 11 22.6 9.3-45.3
Some Post-H.S. 107 38 23.3 15.5-33.3 39 41.4 28.9-55.0 13 6.9 3.6-12.7 7 14.4 6.8-27.9 10 14.1 6.6-27.7
College Graduate 132 60 46.4 34.9-58.3 47 38.5 27.7-50.6 15 9.7 5.3-17.3 6 3.4 1.3- 8.7 4 2.0 0.6- 5.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 39 18 44.5 27.1-63.5 9 25.6 12.3-45.7 4 5.2 1.9-13.9 4 9.3 3.1-24.7 4 15.2 5.4-36.2
$15,000- 24,999 74 28 37.1 22.0-55.2 19 27.1 14.9-44.2 10 11.7 5.6-22.9 5 8.8 3.3-21.3 12 15.3 8.1-26.9
$25,000- 34,999 51 22 31.9 19.0-48.4 18 37.7 22.1-56.4 3 4.4 1.3-13.7 5 17.6 6.2-41.0 3 8.3 2.0-28.6
$35,000- 49,999 49 22 42.2 24.7-61.9 13 18.6 9.1-34.2 9 19.1 8.5-37.4 2 16.1 2.7-57.0 3 4.0 1.1-13.4
$50,000-74,999 59 25 35.5 22.3-51.2 23 46.5 30.8-62.9 4 3.3 0.9-11.1 4 10.8 3.4-29.2 3 3.9 1.1-13.1
$75,000+ 56 25 36.4 22.5-53.0 21 40.8 24.8-59.1 7 11.4 5.0-23.7 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4 2 10.8 2.8-34.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 95 49 48.4 35.1-61.9 19 17.2 8.5-31.8 10 8.4 3.6-18.2 7 14.8 6.0-32.2 10 11.2 5.6-21.0
No 257 101 31.2 24.2-39.1 91 38.1 30.1-46.7 30 9.1 6.0-13.6 18 10.2 5.6-17.9 17 11.5 5.7-21.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 25 11 29.1 13.6-51.6 6 28.2 11.5-54.2 3 14.3 4.0-39.9 1 1.1 0.1- 7.9 4 27.3 8.4-60.4
Non-Veteran 336 141 35.0 28.4-42.2 107 33.8 27.0-41.5 39 8.4 5.7-12.1 24 11.5 6.9-18.5 25 11.3 6.1-19.7

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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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