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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-WHITE 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
-WHITE FEMALES 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
AGE
18-24 56 14 26.6 13.9-44.7 9 12.7 5.7-25.9 10 11.6 5.1-24.1 6 17.0 6.7-36.7 17 32.2 18.4-49.9
25-34 265 74 25.0 19.3-31.7 73 30.2 23.6-37.7 31 11.4 7.5-16.9 31 12.3 7.8-18.7 56 21.1 15.7-27.8
35-44 499 161 36.2 31.0-41.6 147 29.2 24.6-34.3 77 14.5 11.3-18.4 58 11.0 8.1-14.7 56 9.2 6.8-12.3
45-54 658 222 35.2 30.8-39.8 228 36.5 32.1-41.2 78 10.5 8.2-13.5 74 11.3 8.8-14.5 56 6.4 4.7- 8.7
55-64 574 223 38.9 34.2-43.9 195 35.5 30.8-40.5 79 13.0 10.0-16.8 49 8.2 6.0-11.2 28 4.3 2.8- 6.5
65-74 376 191 51.9 45.9-57.8 115 28.9 23.9-34.5 52 13.9 10.3-18.6 16 4.6 2.6- 7.9 2 0.7 0.1- 3.1
75+ 225 124 53.7 45.8-61.4 82 38.3 30.8-46.3 18 7.6 4.5-12.6 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 63 27 39.8 23.2-59.1 13 22.6 10.9-41.1 8 10.8 4.9-22.4 2 1.6 0.4- 6.7 13 25.2 13.4-42.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 500 209 35.8 29.0-43.2 154 29.3 23.4-35.9 51 9.2 5.6-14.5 41 11.0 7.1-16.6 45 14.8 8.6-24.3
Some Post-H.S. 797 308 35.6 31.2-40.2 259 32.1 27.8-36.7 97 11.7 9.1-14.9 73 9.7 6.9-13.5 60 10.9 7.8-15.2
College Graduate 1,304 468 35.0 31.4-38.7 426 31.1 27.8-34.6 193 13.8 11.6-16.4 119 11.0 8.1-14.7 98 9.1 7.0-11.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 91 30 38.3 16.4-66.3 22 23.1 11.5-40.9 12 8.4 3.7-17.8 8 6.3 2.6-14.8 19 23.9 11.1-44.0
$15,000- 24,999 224 91 32.4 23.9-42.3 59 27.3 18.6-38.1 26 9.5 5.4-16.3 21 11.1 5.6-20.7 27 19.7 11.5-31.6
$25,000- 34,999 213 104 41.1 32.9-49.9 55 23.8 17.0-32.4 19 8.6 5.0-14.2 18 11.7 6.8-19.5 17 14.7 7.9-25.9
$35,000- 49,999 427 153 33.6 27.4-40.4 157 36.6 29.9-43.8 48 10.3 7.0-15.1 34 9.2 5.4-15.3 35 10.3 7.0-15.0
$50,000-74,999 477 165 33.2 27.8-39.1 156 29.1 24.1-34.7 68 15.2 10.8-21.0 40 11.1 7.1-16.8 48 11.4 7.9-16.2
$75,000+ 939 331 33.7 29.6-38.1 305 31.4 27.6-35.5 144 13.6 11.1-16.6 98 11.5 8.2-16.0 61 9.7 6.3-14.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 708 300 38.2 33.2-43.5 208 28.4 23.7-33.5 88 10.5 8.1-13.5 53 8.3 6.0-11.3 59 14.7 9.3-22.3
No 1,918 700 34.9 31.8-38.2 628 31.1 28.3-34.0 261 13.0 11.1-15.3 175 10.7 8.4-13.5 154 10.2 8.3-12.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 60 32 56.2 41.1-70.3 12 17.9 9.3-31.6 4 11.3 4.3-26.5 4 3.3 1.2- 8.8 8 11.3 5.0-23.4
Non-Veteran 2,606 982 35.1 32.4-37.8 840 31.0 28.5-33.6 345 12.2 10.6-14.0 231 10.5 8.6-12.8 208 11.2 9.1-13.7

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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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