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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

Considering all types of alcoholic beverages, how many times during the past 30 days did you have 5 or more drinks on an occasion?*

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  Total
Respond.^
None Once Twice 3-7 times 8-30 times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,076 4,729 70.1 68.1-72.1 506 11.9 10.6-13.5 284 5.6 4.7- 6.7 392 9.0 7.7-10.6 165 3.3 2.6- 4.1
-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES 283 202 64.8 55.6-73.0 26 10.0 5.7-17.0 16 8.9 4.1-18.3 28 11.0 6.9-16.9 11 5.4 2.4-11.5
AGE
18-24 15 9 57.4 27.3-82.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 19.0 3.4-60.8 3 14.4 4.2-39.3 1 9.3 1.3-44.7
25-34 37 22 49.6 30.3-69.0 2 13.6 2.6-48.2 4 11.9 3.9-30.9 7 18.3 7.8-37.2 2 6.7 1.6-23.5
35-44 63 46 71.8 57.0-83.1 8 13.1 5.9-26.4 4 3.1 1.1- 8.5 4 8.9 3.2-22.4 1 3.2 0.4-19.1
45-54 80 55 64.2 49.8-76.4 9 15.3 7.2-29.8 6 10.6 4.5-23.3 7 7.0 3.1-15.0 3 2.8 0.8- 9.2
55-64 58 43 80.0 67.4-88.6 6 6.5 2.6-15.3 0 0.0 . - . 6 6.9 2.9-15.6 3 6.5 2.1-18.7
65-74 23 20 83.2 58.9-94.5 1 4.6 0.6-26.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 6.1 0.9-32.7 1 6.1 0.9-32.7
75+ 6 6 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 24 15 44.1 22.9-67.7 4 32.5 12.0-63.0 1 7.3 1.0-37.3 1 4.7 0.6-27.4 3 11.4 3.4-31.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 112 71 59.8 44.7-73.3 7 8.3 2.6-23.5 9 11.6 3.8-30.7 19 14.7 8.1-25.1 6 5.5 2.2-13.4
Some Post-H.S. 76 50 57.5 41.7-71.9 12 10.0 4.9-19.7 6 12.0 4.8-26.9 6 11.7 4.6-26.8 2 8.8 1.7-35.5
College Graduate 71 66 88.7 74.1-95.5 3 7.6 2.4-21.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 3.7 0.7-17.2 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 27 19 50.6 26.0-74.9 2 11.6 2.7-38.4 1 2.0 0.3-13.6 1 7.6 1.1-38.7 4 28.1 8.5-62.2
$15,000- 24,999 48 34 62.9 37.7-82.6 4 16.0 3.5-50.1 2 2.6 0.6-10.9 8 18.6 7.3-39.8 0 0.0 . - .
$25,000- 34,999 33 16 32.9 14.7-58.3 5 13.3 3.9-37.0 5 37.6 12.0-72.7 5 9.1 2.7-26.5 2 7.1 1.3-29.8
$35,000- 49,999 52 37 71.0 53.9-83.7 2 2.9 0.7-11.7 3 5.7 1.4-21.0 8 14.8 6.6-29.8 2 5.6 1.1-24.6
$50,000-74,999 42 30 63.3 42.0-80.4 7 19.3 7.8-40.2 2 4.7 0.9-20.6 2 10.2 1.8-41.2 1 2.4 0.3-15.5
$75,000+ 63 51 77.4 61.1-88.2 5 4.0 1.6- 9.9 3 9.4 2.9-26.8 4 9.1 3.1-24.0 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 92 70 60.6 42.4-76.2 8 9.7 4.0-21.4 3 13.1 2.8-44.5 11 16.7 7.9-31.7 0 0.0 . - .
No 175 123 67.0 56.1-76.4 16 10.0 4.7-20.2 11 6.8 3.4-13.2 17 9.0 5.0-15.5 8 7.1 2.9-16.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 106 80 64.9 46.7-79.7 8 4.9 1.8-12.3 7 17.4 5.5-43.1 10 10.2 4.6-21.1 1 2.6 0.4-16.4
Non-Veteran 177 122 64.7 54.0-74.2 18 12.2 6.4-22.0 9 5.1 2.3-11.0 18 11.3 6.4-19.1 10 6.6 2.8-15.0

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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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