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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-FEMALES

During the past 30 days, have you had at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage such as beer, wine, a malt beverage, or liquor?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,769 6,305 44.3 43.0-45.5 9,464 55.7 54.5-57.0
-FEMALES 9,801 3,315 36.7 35.3-38.2 6,486 63.3 61.8-64.7
RACE
White 7,496 2,784 41.1 39.4-42.9 4,712 58.9 57.1-60.6
African American 1,657 389 28.0 24.8-31.4 1,268 72.0 68.6-75.2
Other Minorities 609 134 20.5 16.2-25.5 475 79.5 74.5-83.8
AGE
18-24 270 97 37.6 30.2-45.7 173 62.4 54.3-69.8
25-34 943 377 40.1 36.2-44.1 566 59.9 55.9-63.8
35-44 1,494 647 42.3 39.2-45.5 847 57.7 54.5-60.8
45-54 1,874 811 43.9 41.0-46.8 1,063 56.1 53.2-59.0
55-64 2,010 674 33.7 31.2-36.3 1,336 66.3 63.7-68.8
65-74 1,737 435 25.2 22.8-27.8 1,302 74.8 72.2-77.2
75+ 1,393 251 19.8 17.3-22.6 1,142 80.2 77.4-82.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,361 121 11.8 9.1-15.1 1,240 88.2 84.9-90.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,869 664 27.1 24.4-30.1 2,205 72.9 69.9-75.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,732 998 38.2 35.6-41.0 1,734 61.8 59.0-64.4
College Graduate 2,815 1,528 55.2 52.6-57.8 1,287 44.8 42.2-47.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,250 155 15.5 11.7-20.3 1,095 84.5 79.7-88.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,624 349 25.3 21.9-29.0 1,275 74.7 71.0-78.1
$25,000- 34,999 1,031 296 29.3 25.4-33.5 735 70.7 66.5-74.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,299 526 38.9 35.1-42.8 773 61.1 57.2-64.9
$50,000-74,999 1,278 575 43.9 40.2-47.7 703 56.1 52.3-59.8
$75,000+ 1,728 1,036 59.4 56.1-62.7 692 40.6 37.3-43.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,708 886 27.0 24.8-29.3 2,822 73.0 70.7-75.2
No 5,846 2,352 41.4 39.6-43.3 3,494 58.6 56.7-60.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 210 96 48.2 39.2-57.4 114 51.8 42.6-60.8
Non-Veteran 9,591 3,219 36.5 35.0-37.9 6,372 63.5 62.1-65.0

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^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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