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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-WHITE 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
-WHITE FEMALES 7,496 2,784 41.1 39.4-42.9 4,712 58.9 57.1-60.6
AGE
18-24 147 60 43.3 33.2-54.0 87 56.7 46.0-66.8
25-34 599 271 46.1 41.2-51.1 328 53.9 48.9-58.8
35-44 1,052 512 47.9 44.3-51.7 540 52.1 48.3-55.7
45-54 1,409 683 48.8 45.6-52.1 726 51.2 47.9-54.4
55-64 1,628 598 37.5 34.7-40.5 1,030 62.5 59.5-65.3
65-74 1,428 408 29.3 26.5-32.2 1,020 70.7 67.8-73.5
75+ 1,179 236 23.2 20.2-26.5 943 76.8 73.5-79.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 827 70 13.1 9.4-18.0 757 86.9 82.0-90.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,158 536 30.1 26.6-33.7 1,622 69.9 66.3-73.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,175 838 39.7 36.7-42.8 1,337 60.3 57.2-63.3
College Graduate 2,319 1,337 59.3 56.5-62.0 982 40.7 38.0-43.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 794 98 18.5 12.4-26.6 696 81.5 73.4-87.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,093 242 28.7 24.1-33.7 851 71.3 66.3-75.9
$25,000- 34,999 750 224 29.9 25.6-34.5 526 70.1 65.5-74.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,043 445 42.0 37.6-46.5 598 58.0 53.5-62.4
$50,000-74,999 1,059 492 45.4 41.3-49.5 567 54.6 50.5-58.7
$75,000+ 1,535 957 61.9 58.4-65.3 578 38.1 34.7-41.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,829 749 31.0 28.2-33.8 2,080 69.0 66.2-71.8
No 4,518 1,977 45.9 43.8-48.1 2,541 54.1 51.9-56.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 142 63 43.9 34.1-54.3 79 56.1 45.7-65.9
Non-Veteran 7,354 2,721 41.1 39.4-42.8 4,633 58.9 57.2-60.6

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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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