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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 8,206 2,859 37.1 35.4-38.9 5,347 62.9 61.1-64.6
RACE
White 6,471 2,438 40.5 38.6-42.6 4,033 59.5 57.4-61.4
African American 1,230 301 29.8 25.5-34.6 929 70.2 65.4-74.5
Other Minorities 467 109 24.2 19.1-30.1 358 75.8 69.9-80.9
AGE
18-24 203 85 35.5 26.9-45.2 118 64.5 54.8-73.1
25-34 794 339 41.3 36.7-46.0 455 58.7 54.0-63.3
35-44 1,249 593 47.5 43.5-51.6 656 52.5 48.4-56.5
45-54 1,507 625 40.7 37.2-44.3 882 59.3 55.7-62.8
55-64 1,674 604 37.2 34.0-40.5 1,070 62.8 59.5-66.0
65+ 2,686 589 21.5 19.4-23.8 2,097 78.5 76.2-80.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,035 95 15.5 10.8-21.7 940 84.5 78.3-89.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,465 574 24.7 21.9-27.7 1,891 75.3 72.3-78.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,161 802 39.5 35.9-43.2 1,359 60.5 56.8-64.1
College Graduate 2,535 1,387 54.7 51.8-57.6 1,148 45.3 42.4-48.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,018 151 23.2 17.8-29.6 867 76.8 70.4-82.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,355 286 21.7 18.0-25.8 1,069 78.3 74.2-82.0
$25,000- 34,999 848 265 34.9 29.3-41.0 583 65.1 59.0-70.7
$35,000- 49,999 1,050 391 36.5 31.5-41.9 659 63.5 58.1-68.5
$50,000- 74,999 1,085 506 43.1 38.7-47.5 579 56.9 52.5-61.3
$75,000+ 1,448 903 60.4 56.6-64.1 545 39.6 35.9-43.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,948 665 25.6 22.9-28.5 2,283 74.4 71.5-77.1
No 4,864 2,068 43.6 41.3-45.9 2,796 56.4 54.1-58.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 182 79 37.8 28.3-48.4 103 62.2 51.6-71.7
Non-Veteran 7,327 2,527 37.1 35.2-39.0 4,800 62.9 61.0-64.8

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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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