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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-WHITE MALES

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 MALES 2,401 1,736 64.2 61.3-67.0 216 13.7 11.6-16.1 137 6.7 5.5- 8.1 202 11.0 9.1-13.3 110 4.4 3.4- 5.7
AGE
18-24 55 24 41.3 27.1-57.1 9 20.1 10.3-35.6 7 7.5 3.3-16.4 12 26.2 14.5-42.7 3 4.9 1.3-16.5
25-34 246 126 50.5 43.1-57.9 65 26.6 20.4-33.8 14 5.5 3.1- 9.7 30 12.7 8.4-18.8 11 4.7 2.2- 9.6
35-44 424 248 57.5 51.7-63.0 56 14.6 10.9-19.2 44 11.0 7.9-15.2 48 11.5 8.2-15.7 28 5.5 3.7- 8.3
45-54 503 336 65.7 60.2-70.7 49 11.9 8.5-16.3 38 7.6 5.3-10.8 51 10.9 7.7-15.0 29 4.0 2.5- 6.5
55-64 569 455 80.0 75.6-83.8 26 5.2 3.1- 8.7 22 4.3 2.7- 6.9 38 5.2 3.6- 7.4 28 5.2 3.4- 8.1
65-74 397 348 88.5 84.5-91.5 8 1.6 0.8- 3.4 11 3.0 1.5- 6.0 19 4.8 2.9- 7.8 11 2.1 1.1- 3.9
75+ 200 192 95.9 90.9-98.2 3 1.0 0.3- 3.6 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1 4 2.5 0.7- 7.8 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 151 96 55.6 42.9-67.7 12 7.0 3.5-13.3 5 5.5 2.1-13.6 22 21.0 11.6-35.1 16 10.9 4.8-23.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 517 311 51.3 44.9-57.6 50 17.1 12.0-23.9 41 8.9 6.1-12.7 69 13.5 10.1-17.9 46 9.2 6.2-13.5
Some Post-H.S. 576 413 63.8 57.2-69.9 56 12.7 9.0-17.7 32 5.8 3.8- 8.8 47 14.6 9.6-21.4 28 3.1 2.0- 4.8
College Graduate 1,152 912 71.7 67.9-75.3 97 13.5 10.8-16.9 59 6.3 4.6- 8.5 64 6.6 4.8- 9.0 20 1.9 1.1- 3.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 86 47 43.2 29.0-58.6 12 21.4 10.6-38.4 6 14.1 5.2-32.8 13 16.3 7.3-32.4 8 5.0 2.2-10.8
$15,000- 24,999 206 145 63.1 52.7-72.4 15 10.5 5.0-20.9 12 6.0 3.0-11.4 17 11.0 6.0-19.5 17 9.4 5.2-16.2
$25,000- 34,999 190 138 65.0 52.9-75.4 12 10.8 5.0-22.0 13 6.0 3.1-11.5 17 15.6 7.7-29.1 10 2.5 1.2- 5.1
$35,000- 49,999 333 239 64.3 56.2-71.7 30 13.3 8.3-20.5 16 5.4 3.1- 9.3 30 10.8 6.5-17.5 18 6.2 3.0-12.3
$50,000-74,999 479 354 68.1 61.9-73.6 41 12.2 8.6-17.0 26 4.6 2.9- 7.1 37 10.9 7.1-16.3 21 4.3 2.6- 7.2
$75,000+ 946 688 64.2 59.6-68.5 95 15.1 11.8-19.1 57 8.1 6.1-10.8 75 8.6 6.2-11.8 31 3.9 2.4- 6.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 687 523 67.9 62.2-73.2 47 11.4 7.8-16.3 27 5.0 3.1- 7.8 49 10.0 6.6-14.9 41 5.7 3.9- 8.4
No 1,664 1,182 63.2 59.8-66.6 163 14.5 12.0-17.4 106 6.9 5.5- 8.6 146 11.3 9.0-14.1 67 4.0 2.8- 5.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 920 736 74.5 70.0-78.5 56 8.8 6.3-12.3 41 5.2 3.6- 7.5 58 8.5 5.9-12.2 29 2.9 1.8- 4.5
Non-Veteran 1,479 999 59.9 56.2-63.4 159 15.7 13.0-18.9 96 7.3 5.7- 9.2 144 12.0 9.6-15.0 81 5.0 3.7- 6.8

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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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