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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-MALES

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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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
-MALES 2,459 20 0.7 0.4- 1.3 571 26.2 23.4-29.2 704 30.7 27.6-34.0 843 32.5 29.5-35.7 321 9.9 8.2-11.9
RACE
White 2,038 11 0.4 0.2- 1.0 452 25.1 22.0-28.4 563 31.2 27.7-35.0 721 32.5 29.4-35.8 291 10.8 8.9-12.9
African American 242 5 1.0 0.4- 2.5 74 32.4 24.6-41.2 80 27.3 20.6-35.4 69 30.5 22.4-40.0 14 8.8 4.1-17.9
Other Minorities 157 4 2.7 0.8- 8.7 40 26.8 17.6-38.5 53 31.7 21.0-44.7 45 32.6 20.6-47.4 15 6.3 2.7-14.0
AGE
18-24 87 0 0.0 . - . 34 34.1 21.9-48.8 26 35.0 21.3-51.7 23 24.7 14.4-38.9 4 6.3 2.3-16.5
25-34 264 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 76 27.7 21.1-35.4 80 31.5 23.9-40.1 96 34.2 26.7-42.7 11 6.5 3.0-13.3
35-44 434 4 1.7 0.6- 4.8 122 27.9 22.6-34.0 146 34.1 28.0-40.7 146 31.0 24.8-37.8 16 5.3 2.5-10.9
45-54 573 2 0.2 0.0- 0.8 123 24.5 19.4-30.3 174 30.2 25.1-35.9 209 36.5 30.7-42.7 65 8.6 6.2-11.9
55-64 515 3 0.5 0.1- 1.6 105 22.3 17.2-28.3 149 27.5 22.7-33.0 193 36.0 30.3-42.0 65 13.7 10.1-18.3
65+ 575 9 1.6 0.7- 3.4 108 20.0 15.9-24.8 126 21.8 17.4-27.1 174 28.9 24.1-34.3 158 27.7 22.7-33.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 198 3 2.3 0.6- 8.3 49 32.0 20.6-46.2 62 26.5 16.8-39.2 51 19.2 10.6-32.2 33 20.0 11.5-32.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 597 6 0.5 0.2- 1.1 175 31.7 26.3-37.7 175 28.0 22.4-34.3 190 34.0 27.7-40.9 51 5.8 3.7- 9.2
Some Post-H.S. 567 7 0.7 0.3- 1.6 141 27.5 21.6-34.3 158 36.9 29.4-45.1 193 29.1 23.1-35.8 68 5.8 4.1- 8.3
College Graduate 1,097 4 0.5 0.1- 1.9 206 20.3 17.1-23.9 309 29.6 25.8-33.6 409 37.5 33.4-41.8 169 12.2 9.7-15.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 122 2 4.4 1.1-16.6 30 24.2 13.9-38.6 36 20.9 11.8-34.3 37 34.1 19.1-53.2 17 16.4 6.3-36.4
$15,000- 24,999 277 3 0.6 0.2- 1.9 72 28.7 20.9-38.0 86 25.7 17.9-35.4 80 31.8 22.1-43.4 36 13.3 7.5-22.4
$25,000- 34,999 216 4 0.8 0.2- 2.8 67 38.4 27.8-50.3 47 18.6 12.0-27.7 69 34.4 23.5-47.3 29 7.7 3.8-15.0
$35,000- 49,999 301 2 0.7 0.2- 2.8 83 34.5 25.9-44.4 101 34.7 27.0-43.2 88 23.2 17.5-30.0 27 7.0 3.9-12.0
$50,000- 74,999 386 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 86 22.0 16.8-28.2 108 35.6 28.0-44.1 133 31.1 25.0-37.9 58 11.2 7.7-16.1
$75,000+ 922 4 0.5 0.1- 2.0 168 19.8 16.1-24.1 251 33.5 28.0-39.4 383 38.2 33.5-43.1 116 8.1 6.1-10.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 655 7 0.4 0.2- 0.9 177 31.8 25.8-38.6 181 29.0 22.2-37.0 197 28.3 21.9-35.8 93 10.4 7.2-14.7
No 1,657 12 0.7 0.3- 1.4 352 22.7 19.7-26.0 484 32.2 28.6-36.1 598 35.2 31.6-38.9 211 9.3 7.4-11.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 721 6 0.8 0.3- 1.9 168 25.7 20.9-31.1 194 29.6 24.1-35.8 238 32.8 26.9-39.3 115 11.1 8.4-14.6
Non-Veteran 1,523 13 0.8 0.3- 1.7 357 26.5 23.1-30.3 437 30.8 26.9-34.9 542 33.2 29.5-37.1 174 8.8 6.9-11.3

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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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