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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-WHITE MALES

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 MALES 4,748 2,474 54.7 52.6-56.8 2,274 45.3 43.2-47.4
AGE
18-24 121 57 44.6 34.3-55.4 64 55.4 44.6-65.7
25-34 384 255 65.6 59.5-71.2 129 34.4 28.8-40.5
35-44 705 430 60.5 56.1-64.7 275 39.5 35.3-43.9
45-54 939 521 56.7 52.8-60.6 418 43.3 39.4-47.2
55-64 1,130 583 53.3 49.8-56.9 547 46.7 43.1-50.2
65-74 861 410 47.6 43.7-51.6 451 52.4 48.4-56.3
75+ 592 210 36.7 32.2-41.5 382 63.3 58.5-67.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 566 166 37.2 30.9-43.9 400 62.8 56.1-69.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,358 546 42.4 38.3-46.5 812 57.6 53.5-61.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,122 588 52.7 48.1-57.3 534 47.3 42.7-51.9
College Graduate 1,696 1,169 71.4 68.6-74.1 527 28.6 25.9-31.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 332 93 32.9 25.6-41.3 239 67.1 58.7-74.4
$15,000- 24,999 619 219 36.7 31.1-42.7 400 63.3 57.3-68.9
$25,000- 34,999 480 196 44.9 37.8-52.3 284 55.1 47.7-62.2
$35,000- 49,999 720 341 48.7 43.7-53.8 379 51.3 46.2-56.3
$50,000-74,999 839 488 58.0 52.9-62.9 351 42.0 37.1-47.1
$75,000+ 1,341 958 71.1 67.6-74.4 383 28.9 25.6-32.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,724 720 44.8 41.4-48.3 1,004 55.2 51.7-58.6
No 2,911 1,691 59.4 56.7-62.0 1,220 40.6 38.0-43.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,843 950 55.7 52.6-58.9 893 44.3 41.1-47.4
Non-Veteran 2,901 1,522 54.3 51.6-57.0 1,379 45.7 43.0-48.4

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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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