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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

One drink is equivalent to a 12 ounce beer, a 5 ounce glass of wine, or a drink with one shot of liquor.
During the past 30 days, on the days when you drank, about how many drinks did you drink on the average?*

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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 6,056 2,935 41.7 39.8-43.5 1,852 29.6 28.0-31.4 648 12.5 11.2-13.9 234 5.4 4.5- 6.4 387 10.9 9.3-12.6
-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES 282 86 28.6 21.0-37.7 97 29.6 23.0-37.1 47 19.9 12.8-29.5 24 10.1 6.3-15.9 28 11.8 7.3-18.6
AGE
18-24 15 6 42.1 16.6-72.7 3 14.0 4.0-39.1 1 17.1 2.6-61.8 2 11.1 2.6-37.1 3 15.7 4.0-45.2
25-34 37 7 17.6 7.8-34.8 16 34.3 18.8-54.1 5 20.7 6.7-48.5 3 7.1 2.2-20.9 6 20.4 8.5-41.4
35-44 63 20 25.3 15.6-38.4 16 24.9 14.8-38.8 13 27.5 15.2-44.5 7 12.1 5.3-25.3 7 10.1 4.4-21.7
45-54 79 22 27.3 15.9-42.7 28 35.1 22.9-49.6 15 18.4 10.1-31.1 6 11.2 4.6-24.8 8 7.9 3.7-16.3
55-64 57 19 33.5 20.7-49.4 20 39.9 26.2-55.4 9 10.3 4.8-20.7 6 10.8 4.3-24.5 3 5.5 1.7-15.9
65-74 24 6 19.7 8.0-40.6 13 60.3 38.2-78.8 4 18.8 6.9-42.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.2 0.2- 8.5
75+ 6 5 85.8 39.2-98.3 1 14.2 1.7-60.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 25 10 23.5 10.6-44.5 5 19.7 7.3-43.4 4 23.9 7.6-54.4 3 24.7 8.0-55.4 3 8.1 2.1-26.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 109 32 32.7 19.8-49.0 29 21.2 13.0-32.6 24 26.9 14.9-43.6 11 10.0 4.8-19.6 13 9.2 4.4-18.6
Some Post-H.S. 78 21 20.8 12.5-32.8 32 38.3 25.8-52.6 11 9.9 4.6-20.1 7 11.7 4.7-26.4 7 19.2 8.2-38.9
College Graduate 70 23 29.6 18.2-44.1 31 41.1 27.0-56.7 8 14.2 4.8-35.1 3 4.8 1.5-14.9 5 10.3 3.9-24.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 28 9 17.0 6.7-36.8 4 12.9 3.5-38.1 4 11.2 3.7-29.3 7 35.6 15.7-62.0 4 23.4 5.7-60.5
$15,000- 24,999 48 12 28.2 9.6-59.4 16 28.0 14.1-47.8 10 22.2 7.4-50.5 3 3.0 0.6-13.7 7 18.7 7.3-39.9
$25,000- 34,999 33 8 7.3 2.8-17.7 8 22.8 9.1-46.7 10 50.1 23.0-77.2 3 8.8 2.4-27.7 4 11.0 3.1-32.0
$35,000- 49,999 52 19 45.3 29.0-62.7 18 27.7 16.1-43.4 7 14.5 5.9-31.5 2 6.1 1.3-24.6 6 6.3 2.6-14.5
$50,000-74,999 41 10 23.8 11.5-42.9 19 37.3 21.0-57.0 6 14.0 5.2-32.7 3 14.0 3.6-41.2 3 11.0 3.0-32.9
$75,000+ 62 22 30.1 18.6-44.7 24 36.5 22.7-53.0 9 19.2 7.9-39.8 3 3.4 1.0-11.4 4 10.7 3.6-27.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 95 27 18.2 10.5-29.6 34 34.5 22.5-48.8 17 24.9 11.3-46.2 9 12.1 5.3-25.1 8 10.4 4.3-23.1
No 172 54 33.5 23.3-45.5 58 27.5 19.6-37.0 28 17.4 10.1-28.3 13 9.0 4.8-16.2 19 12.6 6.9-21.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 103 34 25.0 15.9-37.0 41 39.3 26.2-54.2 18 27.1 13.0-48.0 6 6.1 2.1-16.1 4 2.5 0.9- 6.9
Non-Veteran 179 52 30.2 20.5-42.1 56 25.4 18.3-34.1 29 16.8 9.9-27.1 18 11.8 6.9-19.5 24 15.8 9.5-25.1

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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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