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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

Considering all types of alcoholic beverages, how many times during the past 30 days did you have 5 or more drinks on an occasion?*

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  Total
Respond.^
None Once Twice 3-7 times 8-30 times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,076 4,729 70.1 68.1-72.1 506 11.9 10.6-13.5 284 5.6 4.7- 6.7 392 9.0 7.7-10.6 165 3.3 2.6- 4.1
-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES 367 308 77.7 69.7-84.1 20 5.7 3.4- 9.5 13 7.0 3.0-15.4 21 8.1 4.4-14.4 5 1.5 0.5- 4.5
AGE
18-24 15 11 58.2 24.8-85.5 1 4.0 0.5-24.9 2 29.8 6.7-71.4 1 7.9 1.1-40.9 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 74 53 68.2 52.9-80.4 6 6.1 2.6-13.6 4 7.2 1.9-24.0 9 14.8 6.9-28.9 2 3.8 0.8-15.5
35-44 94 81 80.7 63.8-90.9 7 7.0 2.8-16.6 4 5.1 1.9-13.4 2 7.1 1.1-34.1 0 0.0 . - .
45-54 88 72 83.9 71.2-91.6 6 8.9 3.1-23.0 2 1.8 0.3- 8.9 5 3.2 1.2- 8.1 3 2.3 0.7- 7.5
55-64 62 57 92.3 81.3-97.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.4 0.2- 9.1 4 6.4 2.2-17.4 0 0.0 . - .
65-74 19 19 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
75+ 11 11 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 32 24 61.8 30.6-85.6 2 6.2 1.4-23.9 2 5.2 1.1-20.6 4 26.8 6.3-66.6 0 0.0 . - .
H.S. or G.E.D. 95 70 61.5 44.4-76.2 6 6.4 2.3-16.6 6 14.4 3.8-41.6 10 13.1 6.0-26.1 3 4.6 1.2-16.1
Some Post-H.S. 105 90 76.3 62.2-86.3 7 8.9 4.0-18.8 3 7.1 2.0-22.5 5 7.7 2.7-20.1 0 0.0 . - .
College Graduate 134 123 94.5 89.0-97.4 5 2.2 0.7- 6.6 2 1.9 0.4- 7.5 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8 2 0.9 0.2- 4.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 40 32 77.0 57.4-89.2 4 10.9 3.7-28.4 1 1.8 0.2-11.9 3 10.3 2.8-31.1 0 0.0 . - .
$15,000- 24,999 78 55 66.4 51.0-79.0 6 10.8 4.4-24.3 7 9.9 4.3-21.3 7 7.1 3.1-15.6 3 5.7 1.4-20.4
$25,000- 34,999 53 44 80.8 62.5-91.4 3 8.5 2.5-25.4 0 0.0 . - . 5 9.6 2.8-28.0 1 1.1 0.1- 7.3
$35,000- 49,999 49 43 79.3 45.2-94.7 3 3.3 0.7-13.3 1 1.1 0.2- 7.8 2 16.3 2.8-56.7 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000-74,999 59 53 87.4 70.1-95.4 2 2.4 0.5-11.6 1 2.7 0.4-16.9 2 5.9 1.0-28.5 1 1.5 0.2-10.3
$75,000+ 56 53 88.6 66.2-96.9 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4 1 6.3 0.9-33.0 1 4.5 0.6-25.5 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 97 81 79.1 65.9-88.1 4 6.9 2.3-19.2 4 5.1 1.8-13.3 6 4.1 1.7- 9.4 2 4.8 1.0-19.8
No 261 219 76.8 66.8-84.5 16 5.6 3.1-10.0 9 7.7 2.9-18.9 15 9.4 4.8-17.5 2 0.5 0.1- 2.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 24 21 78.4 39.3-95.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 18.0 2.8-62.3 2 3.7 0.8-15.5 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 343 287 77.7 69.3-84.2 20 6.2 3.6-10.3 12 6.1 2.4-14.9 19 8.4 4.5-15.2 5 1.6 0.5- 4.8

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*This question was 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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