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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Drinking & Driving

During the past 30 days, how many times have you driven when you've had
perhaps too much to drink?*

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  Total
Respond.^
One or more times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,273 127 3.1 2.4- 4.0 6,146 96.9 96.0-97.6
GENDER
Male 2,969 86 4.3 3.1- 5.8 2,883 95.7 94.2-96.9
Female 3,304 41 1.5 1.0- 2.3 3,263 98.5 97.7-99.0
RACE
White 5,234 101 2.6 1.9- 3.5 5,133 97.4 96.5-98.1
African American 686 13 4.3 2.0- 8.7 673 95.7 91.3-98.0
Asian 47 0 0.0 . - . 47 100 . - .
Native American 81 6 13.0 5.5-27.6 75 87.0 72.4-94.5
Other Minorities 208 7 4.9 1.9-11.9 201 95.1 88.1-98.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 189 6 4.2 1.4-11.8 183 95.8 88.2-98.6
-English Speaking 92 3 3.3 0.8-13.5 89 96.7 86.5-99.2
-Spanish Speaking 97 3 4.7 1.1-17.7 94 95.3 82.3-98.9
Non-Hispanic 6,074 121 3.0 2.3- 3.9 5,953 97.0 96.1-97.7
AGE
18-24 192 10 6.3 3.2-12.3 182 93.7 87.7-96.8
25-34 717 26 4.8 2.8- 8.0 691 95.2 92.0-97.2
35-44 1,195 28 2.6 1.6- 4.2 1,167 97.4 95.8-98.4
45-54 1,446 35 2.4 1.6- 3.7 1,411 97.6 96.3-98.4
55-64 1,339 21 1.6 0.9- 2.9 1,318 98.4 97.1-99.1
65-74 874 5 0.3 0.1- 0.8 869 99.7 99.2-99.9
75+ 471 2 0.5 0.1- 1.9 469 99.5 98.1-99.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 383 10 5.8 2.4-13.4 373 94.2 86.6-97.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,369 35 4.8 3.0- 7.6 1,334 95.2 92.4-97.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,690 30 2.2 1.3- 3.8 1,660 97.8 96.2-98.7
College Graduate 2,821 52 2.1 1.5- 2.9 2,769 97.9 97.1-98.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 304 7 2.4 0.8- 6.7 297 97.6 93.3-99.2
$15,000- 24,999 669 21 6.4 3.3-12.0 648 93.6 88.0-96.7
$25,000- 34,999 556 7 1.0 0.4- 2.1 549 99.0 97.9-99.6
$35,000- 49,999 936 20 3.1 1.5- 5.9 916 96.9 94.1-98.5
$50,000-74,999 1,124 26 3.4 2.1- 5.7 1,098 96.6 94.3-97.9
$75,000+ 2,086 41 2.6 1.7- 4.1 2,045 97.4 95.9-98.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,751 42 4.6 2.9- 7.1 1,709 95.4 92.9-97.1
No 4,392 83 2.7 1.9- 3.7 4,309 97.3 96.3-98.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,185 23 2.1 1.2- 3.7 1,162 97.9 96.3-98.8
Non-Veteran 5,086 104 3.3 2.5- 4.4 4,982 96.7 95.6-97.5

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*This question was asked only of those who had a least one drink in the past 30 days.

^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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