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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-WHITE FEMALES

Considering all types of alcoholic beverages, how many times during the past 30 days did you have 5 or more drinks on an occasion?*

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  Total
Respond.^
None Once Twice 3-7 times 8-30 times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,076 4,729 70.1 68.1-72.1 506 11.9 10.6-13.5 284 5.6 4.7- 6.7 392 9.0 7.7-10.6 165 3.3 2.6- 4.1
-WHITE FEMALES 2,699 2,242 78.4 75.5-81.1 208 11.0 8.8-13.7 106 3.8 2.9- 4.9 119 5.7 4.4- 7.2 24 1.2 0.6- 2.2
AGE
18-24 56 32 46.6 31.0-62.8 14 35.7 20.5-54.6 1 1.0 0.1- 7.1 6 10.9 4.6-23.8 3 5.7 1.6-18.1
25-34 266 180 67.3 59.8-74.0 36 14.1 9.5-20.5 22 7.9 4.5-13.3 26 10.3 6.6-15.7 2 0.4 0.1- 1.9
35-44 502 388 80.7 76.5-84.3 57 10.3 7.7-13.8 32 4.1 2.7- 6.0 19 3.8 2.2- 6.4 6 1.1 0.5- 2.5
45-54 667 530 81.3 77.6-84.5 53 7.6 5.5-10.3 32 4.2 2.8- 6.0 41 5.8 4.0- 8.3 11 1.2 0.6- 2.5
55-64 579 505 87.9 84.4-90.7 34 5.8 4.0- 8.4 16 2.4 1.4- 4.3 22 3.5 2.1- 6.0 2 0.3 0.1- 1.3
65-74 384 367 95.0 91.7-97.1 9 2.6 1.2- 5.5 3 0.8 0.2- 2.5 5 1.6 0.6- 4.2 0 0.0 . - .
75+ 230 226 98.9 96.7-99.6 4 1.1 0.4- 3.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 66 49 65.8 45.9-81.3 5 5.3 1.9-14.0 2 1.8 0.4- 8.3 6 11.8 4.3-28.5 4 15.2 4.6-40.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 512 427 74.8 66.2-81.8 32 13.4 7.4-22.9 23 3.7 2.2- 5.9 24 6.5 3.6-11.6 6 1.7 0.5- 6.2
Some Post-H.S. 803 671 79.7 74.9-83.8 63 10.8 7.5-15.2 31 3.5 2.2- 5.6 32 5.4 3.4- 8.5 6 0.6 0.2- 1.5
College Graduate 1,316 1,093 79.9 76.0-83.3 108 10.4 7.6-14.1 50 4.1 2.7- 6.0 57 5.1 3.6- 7.2 8 0.5 0.2- 1.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 90 64 49.0 26.9-71.5 13 38.3 15.6-67.6 5 6.1 2.2-16.1 6 5.6 2.0-14.7 2 1.1 0.2- 4.8
$15,000- 24,999 226 177 69.4 57.5-79.1 22 12.1 5.8-23.5 12 4.5 2.1- 9.4 10 9.7 4.4-20.4 5 4.4 1.3-14.0
$25,000- 34,999 216 181 75.6 65.2-83.6 13 12.3 6.4-22.1 7 2.3 1.0- 5.3 15 9.8 4.8-19.0 0 0.0 . - .
$35,000- 49,999 429 360 80.5 74.0-85.7 26 7.2 3.8-13.3 22 5.3 3.1- 8.9 16 5.6 3.1- 9.9 5 1.3 0.5- 3.6
$50,000-74,999 486 394 77.5 71.3-82.7 47 11.8 8.3-16.5 18 4.4 2.0- 9.3 23 5.8 3.2-10.3 4 0.6 0.2- 1.5
$75,000+ 944 784 80.7 76.1-84.7 78 11.4 7.9-16.2 36 3.3 2.2- 4.8 40 4.1 2.7- 6.0 6 0.5 0.2- 1.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 721 604 77.9 72.7-82.3 48 9.2 6.4-13.0 25 3.7 2.3- 5.8 33 5.7 3.5- 9.3 11 3.5 1.5- 7.9
No 1,934 1,603 78.7 75.2-81.8 155 11.7 8.9-15.1 78 3.4 2.6- 4.5 85 5.7 4.3- 7.6 13 0.5 0.3- 0.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 60 48 86.0 74.2-92.9 4 2.9 1.0- 8.0 5 8.2 3.0-20.5 2 1.3 0.3- 5.3 1 1.6 0.2-10.5
Non-Veteran 2,639 2,194 78.3 75.3-80.9 204 11.1 8.9-13.9 101 3.7 2.8- 4.8 117 5.7 4.5- 7.3 23 1.2 0.6- 2.2

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*This question was 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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