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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

Heavy Drinking*
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,525 14,957 96.1 95.6-96.6 568 3.9 3.4- 4.4
-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES 1,638 1,604 97.2 95.0-98.4 34 2.8 1.6- 5.0
AGE
18-24 52 51 92.5 62.6-98.9 1 7.5 1.1-37.4
25-34 201 196 96.8 92.1-98.8 5 3.2 1.2- 7.9
35-44 278 272 98.1 95.6-99.2 6 1.9 0.8- 4.4
45-54 348 338 97.1 93.9-98.7 10 2.9 1.3- 6.1
55-64 305 297 96.9 93.3-98.6 8 3.1 1.4- 6.7
65-74 259 257 99.8 99.3- 100 2 0.2 0.0- 0.7
75+ 178 177 99.6 97.5- 100 1 0.4 0.0- 2.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 312 305 97.6 94.3-99.0 7 2.4 1.0- 5.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 541 530 95.3 88.2-98.2 11 4.7 1.8-11.8
Some Post-H.S. 407 402 98.6 96.1-99.5 5 1.4 0.5- 3.9
College Graduate 375 364 97.9 95.4-99.0 11 2.1 1.0- 4.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 323 317 98.5 96.5-99.4 6 1.5 0.6- 3.5
$15,000- 24,999 369 358 95.9 92.1-98.0 11 4.1 2.0- 7.9
$25,000- 34,999 206 203 98.1 93.0-99.5 3 1.9 0.5- 7.0
$35,000- 49,999 193 190 99.0 95.8-99.8 3 1.0 0.2- 4.2
$50,000-74,999 164 159 98.4 95.1-99.5 5 1.6 0.5- 4.9
$75,000+ 139 137 98.1 92.3-99.6 2 1.9 0.4- 7.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 650 637 97.6 95.2-98.8 13 2.4 1.2- 4.8
No 923 903 96.9 93.3-98.6 20 3.1 1.4- 6.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 49 48 98.7 90.8-99.8 1 1.3 0.2- 9.2
Non-Veteran 1,589 1,556 97.1 94.9-98.4 33 2.9 1.6- 5.1

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*Heavy drinkers--adult men having more than two drinks per day or adult women having more than one drink per day.

^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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