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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 MALES 294 5 1.3 0.4- 3.6 77 26.0 19.1-34.2 109 36.4 28.3-45.3 84 30.6 23.4-38.8 19 5.8 3.3- 9.9
AGE
18-24 15 0 0.0 . - . 6 33.2 11.7-65.1 5 43.2 17.2-73.6 4 23.6 7.7-53.4 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 38 0 0.0 . - . 9 18.0 8.8-33.4 12 28.3 14.2-48.5 14 44.9 26.2-65.1 3 8.8 2.3-28.2
35-44 64 1 1.9 0.3-12.6 19 27.6 16.9-41.7 24 38.9 25.7-54.0 18 27.9 17.0-42.3 2 3.6 0.9-13.5
45-54 85 3 3.3 0.9-11.5 16 19.3 9.6-34.9 31 34.4 23.2-47.7 29 34.4 22.7-48.3 6 8.6 3.6-19.2
55-64 60 1 0.8 0.1- 5.3 15 31.4 19.0-47.1 24 36.2 23.4-51.4 14 21.8 12.5-35.2 6 9.8 4.2-21.2
65-74 25 0 0.0 . - . 10 40.4 20.3-64.3 9 32.4 15.8-55.2 5 21.8 8.9-44.4 1 5.4 0.7-29.9
75+ 7 0 0.0 . - . 2 22.0 4.6-62.3 4 64.9 25.8-90.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 13.1 1.7-57.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 28 1 1.4 0.2- 9.8 9 24.5 11.0-46.2 9 43.2 21.7-67.7 5 14.5 5.3-33.7 4 16.4 5.5-39.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 119 4 2.4 0.8- 7.3 30 29.0 17.7-43.8 36 29.4 17.3-45.4 38 30.9 20.1-44.4 11 8.2 3.9-16.3
Some Post-H.S. 77 0 0.0 . - . 15 18.1 10.2-30.1 31 30.4 20.0-43.3 29 49.6 35.3-64.0 2 1.9 0.4- 8.7
College Graduate 70 0 0.0 . - . 23 27.9 17.1-42.1 33 56.8 41.7-70.7 12 13.6 7.1-24.4 2 1.8 0.4- 7.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 30 1 4.1 0.6-24.5 10 28.5 12.7-52.1 10 28.2 11.7-53.8 8 35.1 14.2-63.9 1 4.2 0.6-25.0
$15,000- 24,999 50 0 0.0 . - . 12 34.4 14.4-62.1 21 30.6 16.1-50.3 11 23.1 8.2-50.2 6 11.9 3.9-31.0
$25,000- 34,999 36 0 0.0 . - . 6 10.8 3.6-28.2 13 43.8 18.7-72.6 14 37.1 17.7-61.9 3 8.2 2.3-25.4
$35,000- 49,999 53 1 1.2 0.2- 7.9 15 35.3 20.2-54.0 20 31.2 18.5-47.4 12 25.4 13.4-42.6 5 7.0 2.6-17.6
$50,000-74,999 44 2 4.6 0.8-21.6 15 36.8 20.9-56.1 13 18.5 9.0-34.5 13 36.5 19.9-57.1 1 3.6 0.5-21.4
$75,000+ 62 0 0.0 . - . 15 19.1 10.6-31.8 25 51.0 35.2-66.6 21 29.1 17.3-44.7 1 0.8 0.1- 5.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 99 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 25 24.2 14.7-37.3 44 43.2 28.5-59.3 21 24.0 14.0-38.0 8 8.3 3.2-19.9
No 179 4 1.8 0.6- 5.4 49 27.2 18.3-38.3 61 34.1 24.6-45.0 57 33.1 23.8-43.8 8 3.9 1.8- 8.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 106 0 0.0 . - . 29 25.0 15.6-37.4 37 37.2 22.5-54.8 31 29.1 18.4-42.7 9 8.7 4.2-17.4
Non-Veteran 188 5 1.8 0.6- 5.1 48 26.4 17.9-37.1 72 36.0 26.8-46.4 53 31.2 22.4-41.6 10 4.6 2.0-10.0

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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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