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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-WHITE MALES

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 MALES 2,353 499 17.4 15.4-19.5 541 19.3 17.3-21.4 488 19.8 17.7-22.1 196 8.6 7.2-10.3 629 35.0 32.1-37.9
AGE
18-24 56 5 12.3 4.7-28.3 6 11.3 4.2-27.2 7 10.2 4.2-22.6 6 7.4 2.9-17.4 32 58.9 43.2-73.0
25-34 247 28 10.9 7.2-16.2 35 12.3 8.5-17.5 42 19.0 13.7-25.8 25 9.2 5.7-14.4 117 48.6 41.2-56.0
35-44 416 58 13.2 9.9-17.3 80 18.4 14.4-23.3 80 19.1 15.0-24.1 28 7.6 4.9-11.4 170 41.7 36.2-47.5
45-54 491 90 18.3 14.4-23.1 91 16.9 13.4-21.2 109 22.3 18.1-27.3 44 9.2 6.4-12.9 157 33.2 28.1-38.7
55-64 553 117 19.1 15.6-23.2 154 28.3 24.0-33.1 122 22.8 18.7-27.5 58 11.7 8.5-15.8 102 18.1 14.4-22.5
65-74 386 117 27.7 22.8-33.2 105 29.0 23.9-34.8 90 24.5 19.8-29.9 31 7.9 5.3-11.7 43 10.8 7.8-14.9
75+ 197 79 46.7 38.6-55.1 69 32.6 25.5-40.5 38 16.2 11.4-22.4 4 1.7 0.6- 4.6 7 2.8 1.3- 6.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 142 40 28.4 18.5-40.9 25 10.5 5.9-18.1 20 12.0 6.1-22.4 11 6.6 2.8-14.7 46 42.5 30.2-55.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 512 107 15.5 11.3-20.8 84 12.4 9.3-16.3 80 14.9 11.3-19.4 40 9.1 5.9-13.8 201 48.1 41.8-54.5
Some Post-H.S. 557 112 16.0 12.6-20.2 130 21.6 16.8-27.3 121 20.5 15.9-25.9 44 6.6 4.5- 9.6 150 35.3 29.1-42.0
College Graduate 1,137 236 17.3 14.8-20.2 302 22.6 19.8-25.7 267 22.9 19.9-26.2 100 9.6 7.5-12.2 232 27.6 24.0-31.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 82 15 7.9 4.3-14.0 11 7.5 3.6-15.0 12 15.2 6.9-30.5 8 12.9 5.2-28.6 36 56.4 40.8-70.9
$15,000- 24,999 201 55 31.1 21.9-42.1 42 15.1 9.7-22.7 30 9.6 6.1-14.7 16 8.8 4.9-15.3 58 35.4 26.4-45.7
$25,000- 34,999 183 42 15.7 10.4-22.9 41 23.0 15.4-33.0 40 18.5 12.0-27.4 14 8.8 3.9-18.8 46 34.0 23.4-46.4
$35,000- 49,999 327 93 23.6 18.1-30.1 61 16.1 11.5-22.0 52 14.4 10.3-19.9 32 11.3 7.0-17.8 89 34.6 27.2-42.8
$50,000-74,999 470 97 18.9 14.7-24.0 110 20.6 15.7-26.7 109 21.9 17.5-27.1 38 8.2 5.4-12.3 116 30.4 24.8-36.6
$75,000+ 933 151 13.3 10.6-16.5 232 20.3 17.4-23.6 224 23.2 19.8-27.0 74 7.5 5.6- 9.9 252 35.7 31.3-40.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 667 177 20.6 17.0-24.7 156 21.0 17.3-25.3 133 18.5 14.7-23.1 52 9.4 6.5-13.3 149 30.4 25.2-36.3
No 1,636 310 16.4 14.1-19.0 376 18.8 16.5-21.4 349 20.2 17.7-22.9 139 8.3 6.7-10.3 462 36.2 32.8-39.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 903 229 22.4 19.1-26.0 242 25.2 21.3-29.5 178 17.8 14.9-21.2 83 10.3 7.8-13.6 171 24.3 20.3-28.8
Non-Veteran 1,448 270 15.3 13.0-18.0 298 16.7 14.5-19.2 310 20.6 17.9-23.6 112 7.8 6.2- 9.9 458 39.5 35.9-43.2

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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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