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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 MALES 724 302 46.3 41.0-51.7 422 53.7 48.3-59.0
AGE
18-24 29 15 60.8 39.0-78.9 14 39.2 21.1-61.0
25-34 69 38 55.3 41.3-68.5 31 44.7 31.5-58.7
35-44 133 64 52.1 41.8-62.2 69 47.9 37.8-58.2
45-54 179 89 46.8 37.3-56.5 90 53.2 43.5-62.7
55-64 155 62 37.6 28.7-47.4 93 62.4 52.6-71.3
65-74 90 26 29.6 19.8-41.8 64 70.4 58.2-80.2
75+ 63 7 5.7 2.3-13.5 56 94.3 86.5-97.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 129 28 21.9 13.5-33.3 101 78.1 66.7-86.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 287 122 51.9 43.2-60.4 165 48.1 39.6-56.8
Some Post-H.S. 172 80 44.8 35.3-54.7 92 55.2 45.3-64.7
College Graduate 133 72 52.1 41.2-62.9 61 47.9 37.1-58.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 105 31 39.8 26.7-54.5 74 60.2 45.5-73.3
$15,000- 24,999 134 50 43.6 30.0-58.2 84 56.4 41.8-70.0
$25,000- 34,999 94 38 51.1 35.6-66.5 56 48.9 33.5-64.4
$35,000- 49,999 128 54 44.6 34.1-55.6 74 55.4 44.4-65.9
$50,000-74,999 88 44 44.5 31.7-58.1 44 55.5 41.9-68.3
$75,000+ 101 63 62.6 50.0-73.6 38 37.4 26.4-50.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 296 103 39.3 31.2-48.1 193 60.7 51.9-68.8
No 391 180 50.1 43.0-57.3 211 49.9 42.7-57.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 243 111 48.1 38.9-57.3 132 51.9 42.7-61.1
Non-Veteran 481 191 45.6 39.2-52.2 290 54.4 47.8-60.8

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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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