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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-MALES

During the past 30 days, how many days per week or per month did you have at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage?*

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Respond.^
No drinks 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,173 84 1.1 0.8- 1.6 1,703 28.9 27.2-30.7 1,900 32.5 30.7-34.4 1,856 30.0 28.3-31.8 630 7.4 6.7- 8.3
-MALES 2,931 32 1.0 0.6- 1.8 630 22.8 20.6-25.2 890 33.9 31.2-36.8 1,020 33.9 31.4-36.4 359 8.4 7.3- 9.6
RACE
White 2,428 19 0.5 0.3- 0.9 490 20.4 18.2-22.7 708 31.7 29.1-34.5 890 37.7 35.0-40.4 321 9.7 8.4-11.3
African American 294 5 1.3 0.4- 3.6 77 26.0 19.1-34.2 109 36.4 28.3-45.3 84 30.6 23.4-38.8 19 5.8 3.3- 9.9
Other Minorities 202 8 3.5 1.2-10.1 61 33.1 24.3-43.1 72 44.1 33.2-55.5 44 15.9 10.7-22.9 17 3.4 2.0- 5.9
AGE
18-24 93 1 1.9 0.3-12.1 27 24.8 15.8-36.9 41 48.8 35.5-62.2 21 21.0 12.6-32.7 3 3.5 1.0-12.2
25-34 343 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2 89 28.6 23.0-34.9 127 35.5 29.6-41.9 104 30.5 24.8-36.9 21 5.1 3.1- 8.3
35-44 549 4 1.0 0.4- 2.6 124 21.6 17.7-26.1 176 34.2 29.3-39.4 223 39.8 34.9-44.9 22 3.4 2.1- 5.5
45-54 630 10 1.2 0.6- 2.5 126 19.7 15.9-24.2 196 31.8 27.4-36.6 233 38.7 34.0-43.7 65 8.5 6.4-11.2
55-64 654 7 1.2 0.4- 3.2 139 22.4 18.6-26.7 171 26.5 22.5-31.0 229 35.1 30.8-39.7 108 14.7 11.8-18.2
65-74 439 3 0.4 0.1- 1.3 86 16.5 12.7-21.1 115 25.6 21.1-30.7 147 36.0 30.8-41.5 88 21.5 17.3-26.5
75+ 214 4 1.5 0.4- 5.5 38 20.3 14.3-27.9 60 27.7 21.0-35.4 62 25.4 19.5-32.4 50 25.1 18.7-32.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 254 9 4.4 1.6-11.4 67 26.7 19.2-35.9 84 42.4 32.7-52.7 53 15.3 10.3-22.3 41 11.2 6.7-18.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 707 11 1.2 0.5- 2.5 165 25.5 20.5-31.3 210 33.4 27.1-40.3 224 31.3 26.1-36.9 97 8.7 6.6-11.4
Some Post-H.S. 682 6 0.4 0.2- 1.2 170 26.8 22.2-32.0 216 31.2 26.4-36.4 224 36.1 30.8-41.6 66 5.5 4.1- 7.4
College Graduate 1,283 6 0.3 0.1- 0.8 227 17.8 15.2-20.7 378 33.4 29.9-37.1 518 39.6 36.1-43.1 154 8.9 7.3-10.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 147 6 2.6 0.9- 7.1 34 30.7 20.2-43.6 51 37.6 26.6-50.0 36 22.7 13.8-35.1 20 6.5 3.6-11.5
$15,000- 24,999 323 7 3.2 1.0-10.0 78 28.4 20.0-38.6 109 39.0 28.2-50.9 83 20.3 14.0-28.5 46 9.1 5.8-14.0
$25,000- 34,999 260 3 0.6 0.2- 2.3 49 19.6 13.2-28.0 89 42.5 32.8-52.9 86 29.1 22.1-37.4 33 8.1 5.1-12.7
$35,000- 49,999 406 4 0.9 0.3- 3.0 107 27.2 21.5-33.9 120 31.5 25.4-38.3 123 32.0 25.9-38.8 52 8.4 6.0-11.5
$50,000-74,999 547 6 0.8 0.2- 2.5 133 27.7 22.8-33.2 157 28.5 23.7-33.9 185 34.8 29.6-40.4 66 8.3 6.2-10.9
$75,000+ 1,049 3 0.3 0.1- 0.8 183 16.7 13.9-19.9 298 32.8 28.9-36.8 446 41.9 37.9-46.0 119 8.4 6.5-10.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 849 14 1.2 0.6- 2.4 204 27.5 23.2-32.4 266 33.5 28.6-38.7 243 26.6 22.7-30.8 122 11.2 8.5-14.6
No 2,003 18 1.0 0.5- 2.0 410 21.4 18.8-24.2 603 33.9 30.6-37.4 749 36.4 33.3-39.6 223 7.3 6.2- 8.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,082 12 0.9 0.4- 1.7 208 20.5 17.2-24.1 320 32.1 27.8-36.7 372 34.1 30.2-38.2 170 12.5 10.4-15.0
Non-Veteran 1,847 20 1.1 0.6- 2.2 422 23.8 21.0-26.8 569 34.6 31.2-38.2 647 33.7 30.7-36.9 189 6.8 5.6- 8.3

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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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