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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 MALES 706 686 95.2 91.8-97.2 20 4.8 2.8- 8.2
AGE
18-24 29 27 90.8 68.8-97.8 2 9.2 2.2-31.2
25-34 68 63 89.2 75.7-95.6 5 10.8 4.4-24.3
35-44 133 130 96.7 89.6-99.0 3 3.3 1.0-10.4
45-54 171 166 97.3 92.8-99.0 5 2.7 1.0- 7.2
55-64 151 147 97.2 92.5-99.0 4 2.8 1.0- 7.5
65-74 87 86 98.4 89.5-99.8 1 1.6 0.2-10.5
75+ 62 62 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 127 123 96.2 89.5-98.7 4 3.8 1.3-10.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 277 267 95.1 90.0-97.7 10 4.9 2.3-10.0
Some Post-H.S. 168 163 91.3 79.0-96.7 5 8.7 3.3-21.0
College Graduate 131 130 99.5 96.2-99.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 103 99 88.8 68.0-96.7 4 11.2 3.3-32.0
$15,000- 24,999 132 131 97.4 83.9-99.6 1 2.6 0.4-16.1
$25,000- 34,999 88 84 93.0 81.3-97.6 4 7.0 2.4-18.7
$35,000- 49,999 126 123 97.0 88.5-99.3 3 3.0 0.7-11.5
$50,000-74,999 87 85 95.6 78.3-99.2 2 4.4 0.8-21.7
$75,000+ 100 96 94.2 83.3-98.1 4 5.8 1.9-16.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 287 284 96.8 89.7-99.0 3 3.2 1.0-10.3
No 387 373 94.4 89.5-97.1 14 5.6 2.9-10.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 234 229 96.9 91.7-98.9 5 3.1 1.1- 8.3
Non-Veteran 472 457 94.5 89.9-97.1 15 5.5 2.9-10.1

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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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