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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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 AMERICAN 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
AGE
18-24 15 0 0.0 . - . 8 47.4 19.4-77.2 5 45.8 17.5-77.0 2 6.8 1.5-25.8 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 75 0 0.0 . - . 34 47.5 33.1-62.3 22 20.9 12.7-32.6 17 29.2 17.3-44.8 2 2.4 0.6- 9.4
35-44 93 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0 47 47.7 34.7-61.0 22 26.0 14.8-41.6 19 22.7 13.6-35.4 4 2.7 0.9- 7.7
45-54 95 2 1.2 0.3- 5.3 45 51.0 37.5-64.3 25 27.9 17.2-41.8 17 12.8 7.2-21.7 6 7.1 2.6-17.8
55-64 63 1 1.4 0.2- 9.2 32 52.0 37.7-66.0 17 22.9 13.4-36.3 9 17.4 8.4-32.7 4 6.3 2.1-17.1
65-74 19 0 0.0 . - . 10 57.0 31.1-79.6 5 33.9 13.9-62.0 3 7.5 1.8-26.4 1 1.5 0.2-10.7
75+ 10 0 0.0 . - . 6 59.7 27.6-85.2 2 26.8 7.0-64.2 2 13.4 3.1-42.8 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 33 0 0.0 . - . 12 28.3 11.6-54.4 10 45.0 20.1-72.7 8 19.0 7.7-40.0 3 7.7 2.1-24.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 98 2 0.9 0.2- 3.7 43 40.6 28.0-54.5 32 37.0 22.7-54.0 17 17.7 10.2-28.9 4 3.9 1.4-10.9
Some Post-H.S. 109 2 1.3 0.3- 5.1 54 49.1 36.4-62.0 27 21.7 13.8-32.4 20 23.4 13.6-37.4 6 4.5 1.6-12.0
College Graduate 133 0 0.0 . - . 74 60.1 48.7-70.5 30 20.3 13.2-29.9 24 17.3 10.5-27.2 5 2.3 0.8- 6.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 44 2 3.5 0.7-15.0 21 52.5 34.8-69.6 10 21.5 10.1-40.1 7 15.6 6.5-32.8 4 6.9 2.2-19.6
$15,000- 24,999 80 0 0.0 . - . 34 46.0 30.6-62.1 26 29.6 18.6-43.7 16 19.0 10.5-31.9 4 5.5 2.0-14.5
$25,000- 34,999 54 1 1.1 0.1- 7.3 30 57.1 39.6-72.9 14 26.2 13.8-44.1 6 7.5 2.8-18.4 3 8.1 2.3-24.7
$35,000- 49,999 51 1 1.6 0.2-10.7 25 38.4 22.6-57.2 13 41.4 22.0-63.9 10 17.2 7.8-33.6 2 1.4 0.3- 5.9
$50,000-74,999 59 0 0.0 . - . 29 50.0 34.1-65.9 15 19.1 10.0-33.5 12 28.6 15.3-47.1 3 2.3 0.5- 9.0
$75,000+ 55 0 0.0 . - . 31 58.4 40.8-74.0 12 15.2 7.4-28.7 12 26.4 13.5-45.2 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 101 2 1.2 0.3- 5.5 48 49.3 36.2-62.6 26 23.6 14.9-35.3 18 20.0 11.3-32.9 7 5.9 2.5-13.0
No 261 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0 130 48.7 40.2-57.3 69 27.6 19.9-36.7 51 20.1 14.3-27.5 9 3.2 1.5- 6.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 24 1 2.5 0.3-16.2 12 38.6 18.9-63.0 6 30.1 12.3-56.9 5 28.8 9.2-61.9 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 350 3 0.5 0.1- 1.6 172 49.9 42.4-57.5 93 26.7 20.2-34.5 64 18.7 13.9-24.7 18 4.2 2.4- 7.1

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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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