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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-FEMALES

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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  Total
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
-FEMALES 2,811 28 1.2 0.7- 2.1 973 34.2 31.5-36.9 838 32.5 29.6-35.5 767 26.3 24.0-28.8 205 5.8 4.7- 7.2
RACE
White 2,397 20 0.9 0.5- 1.6 796 32.3 29.6-35.2 702 31.7 28.7-34.9 684 28.4 25.8-31.2 195 6.7 5.4- 8.2
African American 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
Other Minorities 109 2 2.9 0.5-14.6 39 39.3 27.9-52.1 41 32.2 21.9-44.5 24 24.5 15.2-36.9 3 1.1 0.3- 3.5
AGE
18-24 83 0 0.0 . - . 33 29.8 19.0-43.5 24 37.1 23.0-53.8 23 27.5 16.9-41.3 3 5.7 1.7-17.4
25-34 336 3 0.7 0.2- 2.1 139 38.5 31.7-45.7 117 39.8 32.9-47.2 71 19.8 15.1-25.5 6 1.2 0.5- 2.9
35-44 588 1 0.4 0.1- 3.1 237 41.3 35.9-46.9 193 30.8 26.1-35.9 149 25.9 21.4-31.0 8 1.5 0.7- 3.3
45-54 620 5 1.8 0.5- 6.7 188 26.1 21.9-30.8 188 32.9 27.8-38.4 210 33.7 28.8-38.9 29 5.5 3.3- 9.0
55-64 591 6 0.4 0.2- 1.0 203 35.7 30.6-41.2 166 29.4 24.6-34.8 159 25.1 21.0-29.9 57 9.3 6.5-13.0
65+ 569 13 5.0 2.3-10.4 164 28.0 23.5-33.0 142 22.4 18.3-27.1 148 24.8 20.3-30.0 102 19.8 15.1-25.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 91 4 2.2 0.5- 8.9 42 41.6 24.1-61.6 24 35.9 17.5-59.7 17 8.4 4.3-15.6 4 11.8 3.4-33.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 564 10 2.8 1.0- 7.6 229 36.2 30.6-42.3 181 32.2 26.7-38.3 110 23.5 18.0-30.1 34 5.3 3.0- 9.3
Some Post-H.S. 786 8 0.9 0.3- 2.3 313 40.6 35.2-46.2 219 29.4 24.0-35.6 185 23.1 18.9-28.0 61 6.0 4.1- 8.7
College Graduate 1,369 6 0.7 0.2- 1.9 389 28.7 25.3-32.3 413 34.1 30.4-38.0 455 31.2 27.9-34.7 106 5.4 4.2- 6.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 145 6 1.7 0.5- 6.2 56 35.2 22.8-50.0 46 33.9 19.3-52.3 29 21.7 12.1-35.8 8 7.5 2.8-18.4
$15,000- 24,999 280 4 0.8 0.3- 2.6 117 36.2 27.9-45.5 89 40.4 30.3-51.3 54 18.7 11.5-28.8 16 3.9 1.9- 7.5
$25,000- 34,999 262 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0 93 32.8 24.6-42.1 82 40.0 28.7-52.6 63 22.1 15.4-30.6 23 4.5 2.6- 7.7
$35,000- 49,999 387 4 1.5 0.3- 6.5 159 40.8 34.1-47.9 112 29.6 23.1-37.1 84 22.4 17.0-29.0 28 5.7 3.3- 9.5
$50,000- 74,999 499 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8 185 39.5 33.2-46.2 148 31.1 25.4-37.3 132 23.4 18.8-28.8 32 5.6 3.5- 8.8
$75,000+ 896 2 0.2 0.0- 1.1 245 28.6 24.4-33.2 267 32.8 28.5-37.4 318 34.0 29.8-38.4 64 4.4 3.3- 6.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 650 14 3.6 1.6- 8.0 232 34.6 29.3-40.5 190 33.2 26.6-40.5 154 20.4 16.4-25.2 60 8.1 5.3-12.3
No 2,039 13 0.6 0.3- 1.3 698 33.9 30.8-37.2 608 32.2 29.0-35.6 584 27.8 25.0-30.8 136 5.4 4.2- 7.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 79 0 0.0 . - . 30 41.0 27.5-55.9 24 22.6 13.8-34.8 18 26.7 13.7-45.6 7 9.7 3.7-22.9
Non-Veteran 2,483 24 0.8 0.4- 1.5 839 33.0 30.2-36.0 740 33.2 30.1-36.5 695 27.0 24.5-29.7 185 5.9 4.7- 7.4

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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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