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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-FEMALES

During the past 30 days, what is the largest number of drinks you had on any occasion?

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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 5,972 1,813 25.5 24.0-27.2 1,661 24.7 23.2-26.3 965 15.3 14.1-16.6 504 9.2 8.1-10.4 1,029 25.2 23.3-27.3
-FEMALES 3,153 1,218 35.4 33.0-37.8 1,006 31.4 29.1-33.8 406 11.6 10.2-13.1 266 10.2 8.5-12.2 257 11.4 9.5-13.7
RACE
White 2,666 1,014 35.5 32.8-38.2 852 30.8 28.3-33.3 349 12.2 10.6-14.0 235 10.4 8.5-12.7 216 11.2 9.1-13.6
African American 361 152 34.6 28.3-41.4 113 33.4 26.8-40.7 42 8.8 6.1-12.6 25 10.7 6.5-17.2 29 12.5 7.3-20.6
Other Minorities 118 48 36.1 25.3-48.5 38 36.1 24.0-50.2 14 8.9 4.7-16.5 6 5.2 1.4-18.2 12 13.6 6.6-26.0
AGE
18-24 92 22 22.3 12.7-36.3 22 20.6 12.4-32.2 12 9.3 4.5-18.3 9 15.3 7.1-29.9 27 32.6 20.9-46.9
25-34 364 105 26.5 21.3-32.5 107 31.7 25.9-38.1 45 10.7 7.5-15.1 36 10.5 7.0-15.6 71 20.5 15.8-26.2
35-44 626 209 36.4 31.8-41.3 199 31.6 27.2-36.3 89 12.7 10.1-16.0 67 11.3 8.3-15.3 62 7.9 5.9-10.5
45-54 770 274 36.4 32.3-40.8 254 34.9 30.7-39.3 95 11.2 8.9-14.0 83 11.2 8.6-14.4 64 6.3 4.7- 8.3
55-64 644 265 41.6 37.0-46.3 209 33.0 28.7-37.6 86 12.9 10.0-16.4 54 8.5 6.3-11.4 30 4.0 2.7- 6.0
65-74 401 203 51.8 46.0-57.6 126 29.8 24.9-35.2 54 13.4 10.0-17.8 16 4.3 2.5- 7.4 2 0.6 0.1- 2.9
75+ 237 132 54.2 46.5-61.7 85 37.9 30.7-45.7 19 7.5 4.5-12.2 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 106 51 40.0 27.2-54.3 19 19.2 10.4-32.6 12 8.2 4.2-15.3 7 11.9 3.7-31.9 17 20.8 11.1-35.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 611 255 35.9 30.0-42.3 185 28.0 23.0-33.6 63 9.6 6.5-14.1 48 10.2 6.8-14.8 60 16.3 10.5-24.5
Some Post-H.S. 947 359 32.7 28.9-36.8 312 33.9 29.7-38.5 117 11.0 8.8-13.6 84 10.5 7.7-14.1 75 11.9 8.8-15.9
College Graduate 1,486 550 36.4 33.0-39.9 490 32.4 29.2-35.8 214 13.1 11.1-15.5 127 9.9 7.4-13.1 105 8.2 6.4-10.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 136 49 39.0 22.4-58.5 33 24.5 14.9-37.5 17 7.4 3.9-13.5 12 7.0 3.5-13.5 25 22.2 12.5-36.3
$15,000- 24,999 319 126 33.4 26.0-41.7 84 26.6 19.6-35.1 39 10.0 6.5-15.1 27 11.3 6.5-18.8 43 18.7 12.4-27.3
$25,000- 34,999 278 132 38.3 30.9-46.1 78 30.4 22.4-39.8 23 7.1 4.4-11.2 24 12.3 7.4-19.9 21 11.9 6.7-20.4
$35,000- 49,999 502 185 34.5 28.8-40.6 178 34.5 28.5-41.0 59 11.5 8.2-15.9 39 9.9 5.8-16.5 41 9.6 6.7-13.7
$50,000-74,999 558 200 34.1 29.1-39.4 186 31.7 26.8-37.1 77 13.7 10.0-18.7 44 10.5 7.0-15.5 51 9.9 7.0-14.0
$75,000+ 1,016 365 34.0 30.1-38.2 335 32.4 28.6-36.5 152 13.1 10.8-15.9 100 10.4 7.4-14.5 64 10.0 6.7-14.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 833 362 39.6 34.9-44.4 236 27.1 22.9-31.7 102 10.2 8.0-13.0 62 8.9 6.5-12.0 71 14.3 9.6-20.8
No 2,266 839 34.5 31.7-37.4 749 32.4 29.7-35.2 302 12.3 10.6-14.2 196 10.3 8.3-12.8 180 10.5 8.5-12.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 92 45 43.3 31.2-56.3 20 23.5 14.2-36.3 9 13.1 6.5-24.7 5 2.2 0.9- 5.4 13 17.8 8.3-34.2
Non-Veteran 3,061 1,173 35.1 32.7-37.7 986 31.7 29.3-34.1 397 11.5 10.1-13.1 261 10.4 8.6-12.5 244 11.3 9.3-13.6

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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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