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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Drinking & Driving-MALES

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%)
North Carolina 6,273 127 3.1 2.4- 4.0 6,146 96.9 96.0-97.6
-MALES 2,969 86 4.3 3.1- 5.8 2,883 95.7 94.2-96.9
RACE
White 2,458 67 3.7 2.6- 5.2 2,391 96.3 94.8-97.4
African American 299 9 6.3 2.7-14.0 290 93.7 86.0-97.3
Other Minorities 204 10 5.2 2.3-11.4 194 94.8 88.6-97.7
AGE
18-24 95 7 8.1 3.5-17.7 88 91.9 82.3-96.5
25-34 345 16 6.6 3.5-11.9 329 93.4 88.1-96.5
35-44 549 22 3.9 2.4- 6.5 527 96.1 93.5-97.6
45-54 638 19 3.1 1.8- 5.2 619 96.9 94.8-98.2
55-64 669 16 2.3 1.2- 4.4 653 97.7 95.6-98.8
65-74 440 4 0.5 0.2- 1.3 436 99.5 98.7-99.8
75+ 219 2 1.0 0.3- 4.0 217 99.0 96.0-99.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 262 9 6.1 2.3-15.5 253 93.9 84.5-97.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 709 26 6.7 3.9-11.2 683 93.3 88.8-96.1
Some Post-H.S. 692 19 3.2 1.6- 6.2 673 96.8 93.8-98.4
College Graduate 1,300 32 2.8 1.8- 4.2 1,268 97.2 95.8-98.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 148 5 3.2 1.0-10.3 143 96.8 89.7-99.0
$15,000- 24,999 325 11 7.7 3.3-16.9 314 92.3 83.1-96.7
$25,000- 34,999 262 5 1.1 0.4- 3.0 257 98.9 97.0-99.6
$35,000- 49,999 412 10 3.9 1.6- 9.6 402 96.1 90.4-98.4
$50,000-74,999 550 18 4.9 2.7- 8.6 532 95.1 91.4-97.3
$75,000+ 1,055 34 4.2 2.6- 6.7 1,021 95.8 93.3-97.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 861 27 5.6 3.2- 9.7 834 94.4 90.3-96.8
No 2,033 57 3.9 2.7- 5.7 1,976 96.1 94.3-97.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,089 20 1.9 1.0- 3.6 1,069 98.1 96.4-99.0
Non-Veteran 1,878 66 5.2 3.7- 7.3 1,812 94.8 92.7-96.3

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*This qustion was asked only of those who've 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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