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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-MALES

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
-MALES 4,921 2,523 54.5 51.9-57.0 2,398 45.5 43.0-48.1
RACE
White 3,921 2,082 57.8 55.2-60.4 1,839 42.2 39.6-44.8
African American 604 255 47.6 41.4-53.9 349 52.4 46.1-58.6
Other Minorities 351 161 44.0 34.5-53.9 190 56.0 46.1-65.5
AGE
18-24 201 90 45.9 35.9-56.3 111 54.1 43.7-64.1
25-34 418 268 61.5 53.7-68.7 150 38.5 31.3-46.3
35-44 717 441 63.3 58.0-68.2 276 36.7 31.8-42.0
45-54 1,031 593 59.9 55.5-64.2 438 40.1 35.8-44.5
55-64 1,083 527 50.5 46.2-54.8 556 49.5 45.2-53.8
65+ 1,451 591 39.1 35.5-42.9 860 60.9 57.1-64.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 682 207 37.6 30.2-45.7 475 62.4 54.3-69.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,442 621 46.4 41.7-51.2 821 53.6 48.8-58.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,156 582 56.6 51.5-61.6 574 43.4 38.4-48.5
College Graduate 1,632 1,112 69.3 65.8-72.5 520 30.7 27.5-34.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 422 129 33.8 25.0-43.9 293 66.2 56.1-75.0
$15,000- 24,999 720 282 45.3 38.7-52.0 438 54.7 48.0-61.3
$25,000- 34,999 505 220 52.2 44.1-60.3 285 47.8 39.7-55.9
$35,000- 49,999 640 308 50.6 44.6-56.7 332 49.4 43.3-55.4
$50,000- 74,999 715 392 56.8 50.8-62.6 323 43.2 37.4-49.2
$75,000+ 1,327 934 70.6 66.5-74.4 393 29.4 25.6-33.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,640 683 48.2 43.7-52.7 957 51.8 47.3-56.3
No 2,989 1,680 57.5 54.3-60.6 1,309 42.5 39.4-45.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,529 743 52.2 48.0-56.5 786 47.8 43.5-52.0
Non-Veteran 2,994 1,558 54.5 51.3-57.7 1,436 45.5 42.3-48.7

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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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