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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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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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 5,270 48 0.9 0.6- 1.4 1,544 29.6 27.6-31.7 1,542 31.4 29.3-33.7 1,610 29.9 27.9-32.0 526 8.2 7.1- 9.4
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 537 10 1.4 0.5- 3.8 209 36.6 30.7-42.9 171 31.1 25.5-37.4 126 24.5 19.2-30.8 21 6.3 3.3-11.8
GENDER
Male 242 5 1.0 0.4- 2.5 74 32.4 24.6-41.2 80 27.3 20.6-35.4 69 30.5 22.4-40.0 14 8.8 4.1-17.9
Female 295 5 2.0 0.5- 8.5 135 41.9 33.4-50.9 91 35.9 27.2-45.6 57 17.0 11.7-24.1 7 3.2 1.0- 9.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 5 0 0.0 . - . 2 67.8 22.7-93.8 3 32.2 6.2-77.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 532 10 1.5 0.5- 3.9 207 36.0 30.1-42.3 168 31.1 25.4-37.4 126 25.0 19.6-31.3 21 6.4 3.4-12.0
AGE
18-24 43 0 0.0 . - . 14 28.7 15.3-47.3 15 35.7 19.4-56.0 12 28.1 14.7-47.1 2 7.5 1.9-25.7
25-34 92 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7 30 29.4 18.7-43.0 34 39.2 27.2-52.6 24 23.8 14.7-36.2 3 6.8 1.4-27.7
35-44 112 0 0.0 . - . 48 46.2 33.2-59.7 38 28.6 18.4-41.5 24 19.8 11.3-32.4 2 5.4 0.8-28.2
45-54 142 5 4.3 1.0-16.2 56 34.9 24.4-47.1 36 22.3 14.4-32.7 38 33.3 20.8-48.7 7 5.3 1.9-14.2
55-64 95 2 1.1 0.2- 5.2 37 45.4 31.1-60.5 33 32.3 21.1-46.1 18 16.6 9.5-27.5 5 4.6 1.4-14.4
65+ 51 2 6.0 1.4-22.3 22 40.4 24.5-58.6 15 27.4 15.2-44.4 10 13.1 5.9-26.5 2 13.1 2.5-46.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 64 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4 25 38.8 21.9-58.9 19 18.6 10.0-32.1 13 13.2 5.3-29.1 6 29.1 13.1-52.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 178 5 2.8 0.7-10.9 66 32.4 23.4-42.9 52 26.0 18.0-36.0 48 36.8 25.8-49.5 7 2.0 0.8- 5.2
Some Post-H.S. 140 4 1.8 0.6- 5.2 61 36.9 26.2-49.0 43 42.4 29.5-56.4 27 16.5 10.1-25.8 5 2.4 0.9- 6.4
College Graduate 154 0 0.0 . - . 57 40.6 30.1-52.0 56 34.0 24.9-44.5 38 22.9 15.3-32.7 3 2.5 0.5-12.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 72 0 0.0 . - . 28 29.2 15.2-48.7 22 36.8 17.6-61.2 19 22.7 11.0-41.2 3 11.3 2.2-42.5
$15,000- 24,999 89 2 1.0 0.2- 4.0 31 29.4 18.3-43.7 31 35.5 23.0-50.4 22 24.4 13.9-39.2 3 9.7 2.5-31.6
$25,000- 34,999 67 2 1.5 0.3- 7.0 23 40.0 22.4-60.7 16 15.9 7.9-29.5 21 39.5 20.8-61.8 5 3.1 1.2- 7.9
$35,000-49,999 68 4 3.9 1.2-11.4 36 52.7 36.6-68.2 16 23.5 12.1-40.7 11 19.5 9.0-37.5 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8
$50,000- 74,999 88 0 0.0 . - . 31 37.7 25.8-51.4 32 29.3 18.6-42.8 20 24.6 14.6-38.4 5 8.4 2.8-22.4
$75,000+ 95 0 0.0 . - . 36 39.1 26.1-53.9 37 38.9 26.8-52.6 21 21.8 12.6-35.1 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 156 4 3.1 0.7-13.3 61 31.7 21.7-43.7 48 39.3 26.5-53.7 35 19.7 10.0-35.1 8 6.2 2.5-14.8
No 336 6 0.9 0.4- 2.2 130 38.8 31.4-46.6 109 28.6 22.6-35.5 80 26.5 20.2-34.0 11 5.2 2.1-12.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 79 3 3.1 1.0- 9.7 24 28.0 17.3-41.9 24 32.7 19.8-48.9 22 26.6 16.2-40.7 6 9.5 3.0-26.3
Non-Veteran 412 6 0.5 0.2- 1.1 167 38.0 31.2-45.4 132 31.8 25.3-39.0 94 24.9 18.7-32.4 13 4.8 2.1-10.5

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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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