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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Drinking & Driving-WHITES

During the past 30 days, how many times have you driven when you've had
perhaps too much to drink?*

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  Total
Respond.^
One or more times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,273 127 3.1 2.4- 4.0 6,146 96.9 96.0-97.6
-WHITES 5,234 101 2.6 1.9- 3.5 5,133 97.4 96.5-98.1
GENDER
Males 2,458 67 3.7 2.6- 5.2 2,391 96.3 94.8-97.4
Females 2,776 34 1.3 0.7- 2.1 2,742 98.7 97.9-99.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 45 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9 44 99.3 95.1-99.9
Non-Hispanic 5,185 100 2.6 1.9- 3.5 5,085 97.4 96.5-98.1
AGE
18-24 119 4 4.8 1.6-13.3 115 95.2 86.7-98.4
25-34 522 19 4.3 2.5- 7.2 503 95.7 92.8-97.5
35-44 940 24 2.8 1.7- 4.6 916 97.2 95.4-98.3
45-54 1,195 30 2.4 1.5- 3.7 1,165 97.6 96.3-98.5
55-64 1,175 17 1.0 0.6- 1.7 1,158 99.0 98.3-99.4
65-74 812 5 0.4 0.1- 0.9 807 99.6 99.1-99.9
75+ 445 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1 443 99.5 97.9-99.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 235 5 6.7 1.9-20.9 230 93.3 79.1-98.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,071 23 3.9 2.2- 6.8 1,048 96.1 93.2-97.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,425 24 1.2 0.8- 2.1 1,401 98.8 97.9-99.2
College Graduate 2,495 49 2.3 1.6- 3.3 2,446 97.7 96.7-98.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 190 4 1.0 0.3- 3.0 186 99.0 97.0-99.7
$15,000- 24,999 456 9 2.5 1.1- 5.9 447 97.5 94.1-98.9
$25,000- 34,999 417 5 1.0 0.4- 2.5 412 99.0 97.5-99.6
$35,000- 49,999 782 18 3.1 1.5- 6.5 764 96.9 93.5-98.5
$50,000-74,999 978 21 2.7 1.5- 4.6 957 97.3 95.4-98.5
$75,000+ 1,907 39 2.7 1.7- 4.3 1,868 97.3 95.7-98.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,463 33 4.4 2.5- 7.4 1,430 95.6 92.6-97.5
No 3,678 66 2.0 1.4- 2.8 3,612 98.0 97.2-98.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,003 18 1.5 0.8- 3.0 985 98.5 97.0-99.2
Non-Veteran 4,229 83 2.8 2.0- 3.9 4,146 97.2 96.1-98.0

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*This qustion was asked only of those who've had a least one drink in the past 30 days.

^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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