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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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 5,215 4,119 71.2 68.8-73.5 398 10.4 8.9-12.0 257 6.6 5.2- 8.2 309 8.6 7.0-10.5 132 3.3 2.5- 4.2
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 521 390 68.9 61.8-75.2 49 10.3 7.1-14.7 28 7.7 4.2-14.0 38 9.4 5.6-15.4 16 3.7 1.7- 7.8
GENDER
Male 233 161 64.6 54.8-73.3 24 9.8 5.9-15.8 14 9.3 4.0-20.2 25 11.4 6.8-18.3 9 5.0 1.9-12.6
Female 288 229 74.3 63.6-82.8 25 10.9 6.2-18.5 14 5.8 2.7-12.2 13 6.9 2.0-21.6 7 2.1 0.9- 4.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 5 3 44.3 8.8-86.7 1 7.8 0.9-45.6 1 47.9 8.9-89.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 516 387 69.4 62.2-75.7 48 10.3 7.1-14.8 27 7.0 3.6-13.1 38 9.6 5.7-15.7 16 3.8 1.8- 8.0
AGE
18-24 42 25 56.9 37.1-74.6 8 15.8 6.6-33.5 2 4.6 0.9-20.3 5 19.4 6.5-45.4 2 3.3 0.8-13.1
25-34 88 66 76.7 63.3-86.3 10 9.8 4.6-19.7 6 8.3 2.8-22.1 3 3.9 1.0-14.4 3 1.3 0.4- 4.6
35-44 111 81 71.2 56.6-82.4 13 12.7 6.4-23.9 5 2.7 1.0- 7.0 9 7.0 2.4-18.5 3 6.4 1.3-27.1
45-54 133 95 61.6 46.0-75.1 12 7.8 3.5-16.4 7 13.6 3.8-38.9 12 10.6 5.1-20.7 7 6.4 2.4-15.9
55-64 93 79 78.4 59.4-90.0 4 5.1 1.6-14.9 4 11.5 2.9-36.2 6 5.0 1.5-14.8 0 0.0 . - .
65+ 52 42 77.0 52.5-91.0 2 1.9 0.4- 8.0 4 7.0 2.1-21.1 3 13.1 2.6-46.0 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 62 43 62.4 41.9-79.3 5 5.4 2.0-14.1 5 8.2 1.9-29.2 7 13.6 4.7-33.6 2 10.3 2.2-36.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 172 119 62.0 49.4-73.1 19 14.0 7.5-24.6 9 10.7 3.5-28.1 20 11.7 6.7-19.6 5 1.7 0.6- 4.9
Some Post-H.S. 134 105 74.3 57.7-85.9 11 10.6 5.0-21.3 6 2.0 0.7- 5.2 6 9.9 2.2-35.4 6 3.2 1.2- 8.0
College Graduate 152 122 76.1 65.1-84.5 14 8.1 4.3-14.6 8 9.2 3.9-20.0 5 3.6 1.0-12.0 3 3.0 0.7-11.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 72 51 63.8 39.1-82.9 6 4.2 1.5-10.8 4 2.7 0.8- 8.7 10 29.0 11.1-57.3 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9
$15,000- 24,999 88 64 64.0 47.4-77.8 9 16.3 7.2-32.7 5 4.5 1.7-10.9 6 8.0 2.8-20.9 4 7.3 1.3-32.3
$25,000- 34,999 65 44 62.3 39.7-80.6 7 8.1 3.1-19.5 5 21.8 6.6-52.5 7 5.8 2.5-13.1 2 2.0 0.4- 8.6
$35,000-49,999 62 52 85.2 66.8-94.3 4 4.0 1.3-11.8 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 3 8.9 2.0-32.2 2 1.6 0.4- 6.5
$50,000- 74,999 86 66 71.3 56.6-82.6 7 7.4 3.3-15.6 3 8.3 2.4-25.0 6 4.6 1.6-12.7 4 8.4 2.8-22.7
$75,000+ 93 71 71.6 57.1-82.7 9 14.5 6.7-28.7 7 8.1 2.7-21.8 4 3.4 1.2- 9.5 2 2.3 0.6- 9.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 156 117 62.9 47.0-76.4 9 6.3 2.4-15.2 7 10.8 3.1-31.9 16 16.4 7.0-33.9 7 3.6 1.1-11.2
No 324 238 68.4 60.3-75.5 36 12.8 8.4-19.0 19 7.0 3.7-13.0 22 7.5 4.2-13.1 9 4.3 1.6-10.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 76 54 69.4 53.7-81.6 6 9.1 3.1-23.8 3 2.7 0.8- 9.1 10 13.3 6.1-26.7 3 5.5 1.1-22.8
Non-Veteran 399 297 67.1 58.8-74.5 41 11.0 7.3-16.3 22 8.7 4.4-16.5 28 9.6 5.2-17.1 11 3.6 1.4- 8.7

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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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