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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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 13,127 5,382 45.5 44.0-47.1 7,745 54.5 52.9-56.0
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,834 556 37.7 34.0-41.6 1,278 62.3 58.4-66.0
GENDER
Male 604 255 47.6 41.4-53.9 349 52.4 46.1-58.6
Female 1,230 301 29.8 25.5-34.6 929 70.2 65.4-74.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 5 60.2 27.8-85.6 11 39.8 14.4-72.2
Non-Hispanic 1,817 551 37.5 33.7-41.4 1,266 62.5 58.6-66.3
AGE
18-24 88 43 41.0 28.3-55.1 45 59.0 44.9-71.7
25-34 204 93 50.3 40.7-60.0 111 49.7 40.0-59.3
35-44 283 113 43.8 35.5-52.5 170 56.2 47.5-64.5
45-54 398 147 42.7 35.1-50.6 251 57.3 49.4-64.9
55-64 404 101 29.9 23.6-37.2 303 70.1 62.8-76.4
65+ 440 57 12.5 8.8-17.4 383 87.5 82.6-91.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 313 70 40.1 30.3-50.8 243 59.9 49.2-69.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 654 186 34.4 28.2-41.2 468 65.6 58.8-71.8
Some Post-H.S. 451 142 37.5 30.3-45.3 309 62.5 54.7-69.7
College Graduate 412 157 41.9 35.1-49.0 255 58.1 51.0-64.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 355 76 30.5 21.8-41.0 279 69.5 59.0-78.2
$15,000- 24,999 386 93 33.8 26.4-42.1 293 66.2 57.9-73.6
$25,000- 34,999 203 70 52.1 40.2-63.8 133 47.9 36.2-59.8
$35,000-49,999 216 71 31.9 22.7-42.7 145 68.1 57.3-77.3
$50,000- 74,999 202 89 39.1 30.1-49.0 113 60.9 51.0-69.9
$75,000+ 194 96 51.8 41.8-61.6 98 48.2 38.4-58.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 715 166 32.8 26.6-39.8 549 67.2 60.2-73.4
No 979 344 41.2 36.3-46.3 635 58.8 53.7-63.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 223 85 47.5 37.6-57.6 138 52.5 42.4-62.4
Non-Veteran 1,459 423 36.5 32.4-40.9 1,036 63.5 59.1-67.6

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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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