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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-WHITE MALES

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 MALES 2,428 19 0.5 0.3- 0.9 490 20.4 18.2-22.7 708 31.7 29.1-34.5 890 37.7 35.0-40.4 321 9.7 8.4-11.3
AGE
18-24 56 0 0.0 . - . 16 26.5 15.6-41.2 23 40.4 26.6-56.0 14 26.5 14.8-42.8 3 6.6 1.8-21.4
25-34 252 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 60 24.7 18.8-31.7 95 36.2 29.5-43.5 79 33.2 26.6-40.6 17 5.6 3.3- 9.4
35-44 427 2 0.7 0.2- 2.6 88 17.7 14.1-21.9 129 32.5 27.3-38.2 189 45.4 39.8-51.1 19 3.8 2.3- 6.3
45-54 511 6 0.8 0.3- 1.8 97 18.7 14.8-23.2 157 31.3 26.4-36.6 197 40.9 35.7-46.4 54 8.4 6.2-11.2
55-64 568 3 0.5 0.2- 1.5 118 20.8 17.0-25.3 142 25.6 21.3-30.3 211 38.3 33.5-43.3 94 14.8 11.6-18.7
65-74 404 3 0.5 0.2- 1.5 74 13.5 10.4-17.4 104 25.2 20.6-30.5 138 37.5 32.0-43.2 85 23.3 18.7-28.7
75+ 203 4 1.6 0.4- 5.8 36 20.7 14.5-28.7 55 26.5 19.9-34.5 61 26.6 20.4-33.9 47 24.5 18.0-32.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 156 3 1.6 0.5- 5.1 37 19.8 12.7-29.6 44 35.1 24.4-47.7 38 22.6 14.5-33.4 34 20.8 12.1-33.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 536 6 0.7 0.2- 2.1 115 22.1 17.3-27.7 161 33.7 28.0-40.0 171 33.5 27.8-39.6 83 10.0 7.6-13.1
Some Post-H.S. 579 5 0.5 0.2- 1.6 148 27.0 22.0-32.6 176 31.9 26.4-37.9 189 34.4 28.8-40.4 61 6.3 4.6- 8.6
College Graduate 1,153 5 0.3 0.1- 0.8 189 16.2 13.6-19.3 325 30.1 26.7-33.7 491 43.7 39.9-47.4 143 9.7 7.9-11.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 89 2 0.5 0.1- 2.4 15 14.7 8.0-25.5 30 44.5 29.6-60.5 24 28.7 16.4-45.2 18 11.5 6.3-20.1
$15,000- 24,999 214 5 2.1 0.8- 5.3 48 25.5 17.4-35.7 68 31.7 22.9-42.0 57 25.7 18.7-34.2 36 15.1 9.8-22.5
$25,000- 34,999 191 2 0.5 0.1- 2.5 33 20.6 12.8-31.4 65 42.0 31.3-53.6 65 27.8 20.2-37.0 26 9.1 5.4-14.9
$35,000- 49,999 336 3 0.9 0.2- 3.9 86 23.8 18.3-30.4 92 30.6 23.7-38.6 109 35.5 28.4-43.2 46 9.1 6.4-12.8
$50,000-74,999 483 3 0.3 0.1- 0.9 113 26.6 21.6-32.3 138 28.6 23.7-34.0 167 35.4 30.0-41.3 62 9.1 6.9-12.1
$75,000+ 951 2 0.2 0.0- 0.8 156 15.1 12.4-18.4 263 31.1 27.2-35.3 416 44.3 40.0-48.7 114 9.2 7.1-12.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 704 12 1.2 0.6- 2.3 163 25.9 21.2-31.1 206 31.1 26.3-36.3 212 29.0 24.7-33.6 111 12.9 9.7-17.0
No 1,669 7 0.3 0.1- 0.8 317 18.7 16.3-21.4 487 31.7 28.6-34.9 657 40.7 37.4-44.0 201 8.6 7.2-10.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 938 10 0.9 0.4- 1.9 171 18.4 15.3-21.9 274 31.6 27.7-35.9 328 35.3 31.3-39.6 155 13.8 11.4-16.5
Non-Veteran 1,488 9 0.4 0.2- 0.8 319 21.2 18.5-24.3 433 31.7 28.5-35.2 561 38.6 35.2-42.1 166 8.0 6.5- 9.9

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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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