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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 2,747 991 31.5 29.0-34.1 954 33.4 30.7-36.1 376 14.4 12.3-16.7 200 9.0 7.4-11.0 226 11.7 9.5-14.4
RACE
White 2,356 859 32.0 29.4-34.8 830 33.9 31.1-36.8 321 14.6 12.2-17.2 162 8.3 6.6-10.4 184 11.2 9.1-13.7
African American 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
Other Minorities 99 31 24.6 15.9-35.9 34 37.6 26.0-50.9 13 15.2 7.6-28.1 10 11.1 4.5-24.7 11 11.5 5.7-22.0
AGE
18-24 80 20 14.8 8.6-24.3 15 18.0 9.4-31.7 12 18.6 8.5-35.9 10 12.7 6.0-24.9 23 36.0 22.3-52.4
25-34 330 99 30.0 23.7-37.1 92 29.8 23.4-37.1 48 12.5 8.8-17.3 37 12.2 8.0-18.1 54 15.6 11.1-21.4
35-44 577 186 30.0 25.0-35.5 182 33.8 28.8-39.2 89 15.4 11.8-19.8 50 9.7 6.8-13.6 70 11.2 8.3-15.0
45-54 598 171 28.4 23.6-33.7 222 37.9 32.7-43.4 101 17.5 13.8-21.9 53 8.2 5.8-11.5 51 8.0 5.7-11.2
55-64 582 231 39.5 34.3-45.1 230 37.8 32.7-43.2 68 12.1 8.9-16.2 33 7.2 4.4-11.5 20 3.3 2.0- 5.6
65+ 556 274 47.9 42.3-53.6 203 39.4 33.9-45.2 54 8.7 6.4-11.7 17 2.9 1.6- 5.0 8 1.2 0.6- 2.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 78 26 21.4 10.6-38.5 21 28.6 12.9-51.8 10 27.6 8.8-59.9 8 11.4 4.5-26.0 13 11.0 5.3-21.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 546 216 34.5 28.9-40.6 173 27.8 22.7-33.6 56 9.7 6.9-13.4 46 11.0 7.2-16.5 55 16.9 11.9-23.5
Some Post-H.S. 775 293 32.2 27.5-37.3 274 34.6 29.5-40.1 90 11.9 8.8-16.0 53 9.0 6.0-13.3 65 12.2 7.7-18.7
College Graduate 1,347 456 30.7 27.3-34.4 486 35.2 31.7-38.9 220 16.6 14.1-19.5 93 8.0 6.1-10.5 92 9.4 6.9-12.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 135 44 29.4 17.8-44.4 33 15.7 9.0-26.0 18 11.7 5.6-22.8 14 7.8 3.8-15.3 26 35.4 19.9-54.7
$15,000- 24,999 273 123 32.3 24.7-40.9 82 33.3 24.6-43.3 30 7.7 4.9-11.9 13 8.7 4.3-16.7 25 18.0 8.9-33.2
$25,000- 34,999 253 104 32.2 24.2-41.6 77 29.9 21.2-40.3 35 24.4 13.3-40.6 17 4.5 2.5- 7.8 20 8.9 5.2-15.0
$35,000- 49,999 383 135 34.2 27.7-41.3 146 31.6 25.7-38.3 36 10.2 6.4-15.9 34 13.2 8.1-20.8 32 10.8 7.0-16.3
$50,000- 74,999 496 181 32.3 26.8-38.3 176 36.1 29.9-42.8 69 14.7 10.9-19.6 29 6.3 3.9- 9.8 41 10.7 6.9-16.1
$75,000+ 884 266 29.8 25.6-34.4 329 34.8 30.7-39.2 151 16.4 13.4-20.0 71 10.3 7.4-14.1 67 8.7 6.3-11.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 627 258 36.4 30.8-42.4 208 32.2 26.8-38.1 79 11.8 8.8-15.7 37 5.5 3.7- 8.2 45 14.1 8.2-23.3
No 2,011 698 30.2 27.3-33.3 702 33.6 30.6-36.7 284 15.0 12.5-17.8 152 9.7 7.8-12.2 175 11.5 9.2-14.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 77 25 30.7 19.2-45.3 29 30.6 19.7-44.3 11 25.7 12.2-46.2 4 2.5 0.8- 7.4 8 10.4 4.7-21.5
Non-Veteran 2,426 857 30.7 28.1-33.5 859 34.0 31.2-37.0 325 13.8 11.7-16.3 184 9.5 7.7-11.6 201 12.0 9.6-14.8

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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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