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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-MALES

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
-MALES 5,968 2,990 52.3 50.3-54.3 2,978 47.7 45.7-49.7
RACE
White 4,748 2,474 54.7 52.6-56.8 2,274 45.3 43.2-47.4
African American 724 302 46.3 41.0-51.7 422 53.7 48.3-59.0
Other Minorities 472 205 47.5 40.6-54.5 267 52.5 45.5-59.4
AGE
18-24 201 94 48.8 40.0-57.7 107 51.2 42.3-60.0
25-34 564 346 58.9 53.7-63.9 218 41.1 36.1-46.3
35-44 954 553 57.7 53.7-61.6 401 42.3 38.4-46.3
45-54 1,198 648 54.6 50.9-58.1 550 45.4 41.9-49.1
55-64 1,361 671 49.7 46.4-53.1 690 50.3 46.9-53.6
65-74 990 446 44.3 40.6-48.0 544 55.7 52.0-59.4
75+ 674 221 31.2 27.1-35.6 453 68.8 64.4-72.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 895 265 35.7 30.5-41.2 630 64.3 58.8-69.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,767 721 45.7 41.8-49.6 1,046 54.3 50.4-58.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,362 694 51.0 46.9-55.0 668 49.0 45.0-53.1
College Graduate 1,930 1,304 69.1 66.3-71.8 626 30.9 28.2-33.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 528 152 34.0 27.6-41.0 376 66.0 59.0-72.4
$15,000- 24,999 900 328 42.9 36.8-49.3 572 57.1 50.7-63.2
$25,000- 34,999 646 267 46.1 40.0-52.4 379 53.9 47.6-60.0
$35,000- 49,999 890 412 47.9 43.3-52.4 478 52.1 47.6-56.7
$50,000-74,999 960 552 56.7 52.1-61.3 408 43.3 38.7-47.9
$75,000+ 1,501 1,060 70.5 67.2-73.6 441 29.5 26.4-32.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,168 869 42.9 39.7-46.1 1,299 57.1 53.9-60.3
No 3,623 2,029 56.7 54.1-59.1 1,594 43.3 40.9-45.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,170 1,100 54.6 51.5-57.6 1,070 45.4 42.4-48.5
Non-Veteran 3,791 1,888 51.5 49.1-53.9 1,903 48.5 46.1-50.9

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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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