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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 MALES 278 50 17.4 10.9-26.8 77 24.3 18.2-31.7 48 15.7 10.7-22.4 23 6.6 3.9-11.0 80 35.9 27.6-45.2
AGE
18-24 14 4 35.9 11.8-70.2 4 18.3 5.9-44.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.4 0.7-31.4 5 40.3 15.0-72.0
25-34 38 5 11.1 4.4-25.5 8 22.5 9.8-43.7 6 9.8 4.1-21.5 0 0.0 . - . 19 56.6 37.2-74.2
35-44 63 6 7.9 3.3-17.7 20 27.3 16.9-41.0 12 23.9 12.6-40.7 8 11.2 5.1-22.9 17 29.7 18.1-44.6
45-54 78 15 15.4 8.5-26.4 20 20.9 11.8-34.2 15 25.1 13.4-41.9 4 4.0 1.2-12.4 24 34.7 22.6-49.2
55-64 55 13 23.8 12.8-40.0 14 30.3 18.0-46.4 8 15.6 7.0-31.0 7 12.3 5.2-26.3 13 18.0 9.7-30.8
65-74 23 4 13.4 4.4-34.1 9 39.2 19.4-63.2 5 17.4 5.9-41.4 3 15.5 4.9-39.4 2 14.6 2.6-52.5
75+ 6 3 39.2 9.5-79.8 1 40.8 7.4-85.7 2 20.0 3.6-62.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 24 5 14.1 4.7-35.2 4 12.5 3.9-33.6 4 14.1 4.4-37.2 2 4.1 0.9-17.2 9 55.2 31.1-77.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 106 21 21.7 10.3-40.0 24 20.8 12.5-32.7 13 8.9 4.0-18.7 10 8.5 3.9-17.4 38 40.1 26.3-55.7
Some Post-H.S. 78 8 7.5 3.4-15.7 27 27.2 17.1-40.3 13 18.2 9.8-31.3 3 2.8 0.7-10.3 27 44.3 30.0-59.5
College Graduate 70 16 20.0 11.3-32.9 22 31.7 18.8-48.2 18 27.7 15.2-45.0 8 7.5 3.3-16.2 6 13.1 5.6-27.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 27 7 17.0 6.3-38.4 2 1.5 0.3- 6.6 4 8.5 2.4-26.0 5 24.2 8.5-52.4 9 48.7 23.8-74.3
$15,000- 24,999 48 9 26.9 8.6-59.1 11 19.2 8.7-37.2 6 8.7 3.3-21.2 5 2.4 0.9- 6.6 17 42.8 21.9-66.6
$25,000- 34,999 32 5 5.5 1.8-15.6 4 8.9 2.2-29.5 5 10.7 3.4-28.9 2 6.4 1.4-24.4 16 68.5 43.9-85.8
$35,000- 49,999 52 9 12.1 5.5-24.4 15 32.4 18.4-50.4 12 24.6 12.1-43.7 2 2.4 0.6- 9.5 14 28.5 15.8-45.7
$50,000-74,999 41 6 11.3 4.0-27.8 18 39.0 22.3-58.8 4 8.0 2.4-23.4 2 4.6 0.9-19.8 11 37.2 19.7-58.8
$75,000+ 62 12 18.2 9.7-31.5 21 28.9 16.6-45.4 11 23.8 11.6-42.7 6 6.3 2.5-14.8 12 22.8 11.9-39.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 94 18 13.2 7.2-22.9 27 26.5 16.2-40.3 20 17.2 9.7-28.5 6 2.5 1.0- 6.2 23 40.6 25.1-58.2
No 170 31 19.6 10.8-33.1 45 23.4 16.0-32.8 28 15.7 9.5-24.9 16 8.7 4.8-15.2 50 32.6 23.2-43.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 103 20 13.1 7.4-22.2 34 32.2 20.5-46.8 14 11.4 5.9-20.9 12 8.4 4.2-16.0 23 34.9 20.0-53.5
Non-Veteran 175 30 19.3 10.7-32.3 43 20.8 14.3-29.4 34 17.6 11.2-26.5 11 5.9 2.8-11.9 57 36.4 26.8-47.2

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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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