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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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 5,091 1,475 23.2 21.5-25.0 1,542 27.0 25.1-28.9 856 17.0 15.3-18.8 394 9.4 8.0-10.9 824 23.5 21.2-25.9
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 496 143 25.4 20.3-31.3 138 25.4 20.4-31.2 81 13.9 10.1-18.7 45 11.9 8.1-17.2 89 23.4 17.4-30.6
GENDER
Male 213 46 20.9 14.7-28.9 52 22.4 15.7-31.0 39 14.2 8.8-22.0 18 11.8 6.5-20.6 58 30.7 22.2-40.7
Female 283 97 30.8 23.0-39.8 86 29.0 22.0-37.3 42 13.5 9.1-19.7 27 12.0 7.5-18.8 31 14.7 7.5-26.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 5 0 0.0 . - . 1 19.9 2.3-72.1 2 24.3 3.9-71.9 1 47.9 8.9-89.6 1 7.8 0.9-45.6
Non-Hispanic 491 143 25.9 20.7-31.9 137 25.6 20.5-31.4 79 13.7 9.9-18.6 44 11.2 7.5-16.2 88 23.7 17.6-31.0
AGE
18-24 39 6 14.9 5.9-32.7 10 22.5 10.4-41.9 3 6.2 1.7-19.9 9 22.9 10.8-42.3 11 33.5 16.6-56.1
25-34 85 19 22.3 12.8-35.9 28 31.1 20.1-44.8 15 18.3 9.0-33.7 8 9.5 4.2-20.1 15 18.7 9.9-32.4
35-44 105 27 27.6 16.3-42.7 37 31.0 20.6-43.6 14 12.2 5.7-24.2 6 9.9 3.7-23.9 21 19.4 10.8-32.2
45-54 131 38 22.8 14.6-33.8 23 18.1 10.6-29.1 26 16.8 10.1-26.4 13 7.2 3.7-13.5 31 35.2 21.8-51.5
55-64 90 37 43.6 29.8-58.4 24 21.0 12.3-33.4 15 13.6 7.5-23.4 7 14.6 4.7-37.2 7 7.2 2.8-17.5
65+ 44 14 37.2 21.3-56.5 16 33.7 18.9-52.6 8 20.0 9.1-38.7 2 3.8 0.9-14.3 4 5.3 1.8-14.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 52 15 29.4 14.5-50.5 13 13.0 6.0-25.9 6 18.7 6.0-45.1 8 21.6 7.9-46.8 10 17.4 7.2-36.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 163 36 19.8 12.7-29.6 41 22.4 14.2-33.5 33 12.4 8.0-18.8 16 12.8 6.8-22.7 37 32.6 21.5-46.1
Some Post-H.S. 132 45 25.1 16.5-36.1 37 31.1 20.8-43.8 16 12.3 5.9-23.7 11 12.6 6.2-23.8 23 19.0 8.5-37.0
College Graduate 148 47 30.8 21.1-42.7 47 30.1 21.2-40.8 26 14.9 9.4-22.8 10 5.5 2.7-10.7 18 18.6 10.7-30.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 68 18 24.5 11.8-44.0 14 12.4 5.7-24.9 14 22.9 9.3-46.3 8 9.2 3.7-21.0 14 31.0 12.7-58.2
$15,000- 24,999 80 25 23.0 13.4-36.4 23 28.9 17.3-44.3 10 13.1 5.4-28.6 5 7.1 2.7-17.5 17 27.8 15.5-44.9
$25,000- 34,999 63 12 7.2 3.1-15.9 17 35.9 19.3-56.6 13 14.1 6.8-27.1 6 16.9 5.5-41.9 15 25.8 9.9-52.6
$35,000-49,999 62 24 39.3 24.3-56.7 17 31.0 17.6-48.4 12 15.9 8.0-29.2 3 3.2 0.8-12.0 6 10.6 3.0-31.2
$50,000- 74,999 87 26 34.2 22.3-48.4 23 16.7 10.3-26.0 15 13.8 7.2-24.8 5 8.2 2.6-22.7 18 27.1 16.2-41.8
$75,000+ 90 26 25.8 14.5-41.8 30 31.4 20.2-45.3 11 9.7 5.0-18.2 10 13.9 6.7-26.9 13 19.1 9.8-33.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 144 50 26.0 16.8-37.9 32 20.6 12.9-31.3 22 12.0 6.3-21.6 10 6.3 2.8-13.4 30 35.1 21.2-52.2
No 315 80 23.3 17.3-30.7 94 27.6 21.2-35.1 52 13.5 9.5-18.8 32 14.7 9.4-22.4 57 20.9 15.1-28.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 72 12 15.5 7.8-28.5 21 32.0 19.4-47.8 18 23.1 12.0-39.7 4 2.9 0.9- 9.0 17 26.5 14.9-42.7
Non-Veteran 380 114 25.8 19.9-32.6 109 25.4 19.7-32.1 48 10.1 7.0-14.4 39 14.1 9.4-20.6 70 24.6 17.6-33.3

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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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