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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-MALES

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
-MALES 2,344 484 17.0 14.9-19.3 588 22.2 19.8-24.9 480 18.9 16.4-21.6 194 9.6 7.7-11.9 598 32.3 28.9-35.9
RACE
White 1,970 410 16.3 14.1-18.8 505 22.9 20.2-25.8 400 18.0 15.8-20.5 161 9.4 7.3-12.0 494 33.4 29.6-37.4
African American 213 46 20.9 14.7-28.9 52 22.4 15.7-31.0 39 14.2 8.8-22.0 18 11.8 6.5-20.6 58 30.7 22.2-40.7
Other Minorities 138 24 17.1 10.1-27.5 26 16.7 10.0-26.6 35 28.7 16.9-44.4 11 7.5 3.3-16.3 42 29.9 18.3-44.8
AGE
18-24 82 7 7.9 3.5-16.9 11 9.7 4.6-19.1 9 7.3 3.2-15.9 14 19.4 9.9-34.6 41 55.7 40.6-69.8
25-34 245 33 13.3 8.7-19.9 43 17.2 11.6-24.8 56 22.0 15.5-30.2 19 6.6 3.9-11.2 94 40.8 32.4-49.8
35-44 417 59 15.4 11.3-20.8 94 21.5 16.8-27.0 81 18.4 12.8-25.6 34 9.8 6.4-14.7 149 34.9 28.7-41.7
45-54 555 94 16.3 12.5-21.0 119 24.7 19.5-30.7 103 17.7 13.8-22.5 55 8.7 6.3-11.8 184 32.6 26.8-39.1
55-64 496 108 22.2 17.4-27.8 152 28.8 23.6-34.5 110 23.8 18.9-29.6 38 9.6 6.1-14.9 88 15.7 12.1-20.1
65+ 539 181 32.2 26.9-37.9 165 32.9 27.6-38.7 120 22.5 17.9-27.8 33 5.7 3.6- 8.9 40 6.7 4.5- 9.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 165 31 16.1 9.0-26.9 30 12.2 6.7-21.2 27 13.7 7.0-25.0 18 18.6 8.1-36.9 59 39.6 25.8-55.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 572 114 17.5 13.4-22.6 146 24.8 19.6-31.0 106 15.9 11.7-21.2 37 6.8 4.2-10.6 169 35.0 28.5-42.0
Some Post-H.S. 539 124 15.4 11.7-19.9 135 21.9 16.9-27.9 99 20.2 14.3-27.7 33 7.0 4.3-11.0 148 35.6 28.0-44.0
College Graduate 1,068 215 17.9 14.9-21.4 277 23.0 19.8-26.6 248 21.1 18.1-24.5 106 11.0 8.7-13.8 222 26.9 22.8-31.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 107 23 12.9 6.7-23.4 27 25.8 14.6-41.4 16 15.2 5.8-34.6 8 4.8 1.8-12.4 33 41.3 24.2-60.8
$15,000- 24,999 243 55 15.6 10.5-22.6 50 19.9 13.5-28.2 52 28.3 17.6-42.2 16 5.8 2.7-11.8 70 30.4 21.4-41.3
$25,000- 34,999 203 47 13.4 8.5-20.4 50 31.6 21.5-43.8 37 12.2 7.0-20.2 15 9.0 3.5-21.2 54 33.8 22.7-47.1
$35,000- 49,999 298 63 18.7 12.5-27.0 83 22.9 17.3-29.8 60 22.0 15.8-29.6 13 4.9 2.5- 9.5 79 31.5 23.1-41.2
$50,000- 74,999 373 80 17.7 13.3-23.3 94 22.2 16.9-28.5 70 15.3 10.2-22.3 27 7.8 4.8-12.4 102 37.1 29.5-45.3
$75,000+ 902 152 15.9 12.6-19.7 232 21.1 17.6-25.2 212 20.6 17.2-24.4 94 11.8 9.1-15.2 212 30.6 25.1-36.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 621 148 20.5 15.8-26.3 170 23.7 18.5-29.8 124 14.4 11.0-18.6 45 7.0 4.7-10.4 134 34.3 26.4-43.2
No 1,592 303 14.6 12.4-17.1 379 21.6 18.8-24.7 335 21.0 17.9-24.5 141 9.9 7.8-12.4 434 33.0 29.2-37.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 700 181 21.7 17.5-26.5 198 26.7 22.0-32.0 156 24.8 18.9-31.7 41 4.5 3.0- 6.6 124 22.4 17.3-28.5
Non-Veteran 1,437 261 15.8 13.3-18.6 334 20.4 17.5-23.6 277 16.5 13.9-19.3 142 12.0 9.4-15.2 423 35.4 31.1-39.9

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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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