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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-WHITE FEMALES

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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  Total
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
-WHITE FEMALES 2,730 40 1.3 0.9- 1.9 822 34.0 31.3-36.8 872 31.4 29.0-33.9 745 26.4 23.9-29.1 251 6.9 5.9- 8.0
AGE
18-24 59 2 1.2 0.3- 5.3 26 43.1 27.8-60.0 22 32.5 20.1-47.9 8 22.5 9.8-43.8 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7
25-34 270 3 0.4 0.1- 1.4 120 47.4 40.0-54.9 83 27.8 21.9-34.6 56 21.2 15.6-28.2 8 3.1 1.4- 6.8
35-44 507 3 0.6 0.2- 1.9 185 36.9 31.9-42.2 170 34.4 29.5-39.6 132 24.7 20.6-29.4 17 3.5 2.0- 5.9
45-54 675 7 1.6 0.6- 4.0 193 28.8 24.8-33.2 227 31.5 27.5-35.9 200 31.1 27.0-35.6 48 7.0 5.0- 9.7
55-64 586 9 1.8 0.8- 3.7 166 28.2 23.9-32.9 172 30.2 25.8-35.1 175 29.6 25.3-34.3 64 10.2 7.8-13.3
65-74 397 14 3.9 2.1- 7.0 91 21.8 17.3-27.0 120 30.7 25.5-36.4 108 27.4 22.5-32.9 64 16.3 12.5-21.0
75+ 222 2 0.9 0.2- 4.3 39 18.8 13.2-25.9 74 33.5 26.5-41.4 59 25.2 19.0-32.7 48 21.6 15.9-28.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 66 2 3.6 0.9-14.2 25 31.5 18.5-48.2 23 35.4 19.8-54.8 9 20.1 7.6-43.6 7 9.4 3.9-20.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 523 15 1.9 1.0- 3.4 185 40.8 33.6-48.5 162 29.9 24.1-36.4 110 20.6 14.5-28.4 51 6.8 4.8- 9.6
Some Post-H.S. 818 17 2.1 1.1- 4.0 288 40.3 35.6-45.2 240 29.4 25.3-34.0 191 19.8 16.4-23.6 82 8.4 6.4-11.0
College Graduate 1,321 6 0.4 0.2- 1.0 323 27.5 24.1-31.3 447 33.0 29.6-36.5 435 33.2 29.5-37.1 110 5.9 4.7- 7.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 96 5 3.5 1.2- 9.8 29 53.7 32.6-73.6 34 23.0 12.7-37.9 21 14.5 7.1-27.5 7 5.3 2.0-13.6
$15,000- 24,999 233 7 1.4 0.6- 3.2 88 46.1 35.8-56.8 69 32.0 22.8-42.8 48 15.5 9.8-23.7 21 5.0 2.8- 8.9
$25,000- 34,999 218 4 2.0 0.7- 6.1 75 33.9 26.3-42.5 74 31.8 23.8-41.0 42 23.3 16.3-32.1 23 9.0 5.2-15.1
$35,000- 49,999 441 9 3.1 1.3- 6.8 133 33.4 26.7-40.8 140 34.9 28.5-41.8 120 21.7 17.2-26.9 39 7.0 4.9-10.1
$50,000-74,999 485 4 0.6 0.2- 1.7 152 36.6 30.9-42.7 153 31.1 25.9-36.9 140 25.9 21.0-31.6 36 5.8 4.0- 8.2
$75,000+ 950 3 0.2 0.1- 0.9 256 30.2 26.1-34.7 311 30.3 26.6-34.4 292 32.0 27.3-37.0 88 7.2 5.5- 9.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 732 13 1.3 0.7- 2.4 236 35.6 30.5-41.1 227 30.0 25.6-34.9 169 24.9 19.4-31.3 87 8.2 6.4-10.6
No 1,946 25 1.3 0.8- 2.1 568 33.5 30.3-36.8 632 32.1 29.2-35.2 561 26.6 23.8-29.5 160 6.5 5.4- 7.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 61 1 1.5 0.2-10.0 23 39.3 25.5-55.1 19 32.5 20.2-47.7 15 23.2 13.3-37.4 3 3.5 1.0-11.7
Non-Veteran 2,669 39 1.3 0.9- 1.9 799 33.9 31.2-36.8 853 31.4 28.9-33.9 730 26.5 23.9-29.2 248 7.0 6.0- 8.1

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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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