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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-MALES

Considering all types of alcoholic beverages, how many times during the past 30 days did you have 5 or more drinks on an occasion?*

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  Total
Respond.^
None Once Twice 3-7 times 8-30 times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,215 4,119 71.2 68.8-73.5 398 10.4 8.9-12.0 257 6.6 5.2- 8.2 309 8.6 7.0-10.5 132 3.3 2.5- 4.2
-MALES 2,428 1,774 65.8 62.2-69.2 212 10.7 8.7-13.1 149 8.1 6.0-10.9 200 11.3 8.9-14.2 93 4.2 3.1- 5.6
RACE
White 2,022 1,496 66.0 62.1-69.8 172 11.0 8.7-13.8 120 8.1 5.7-11.4 157 10.5 8.0-13.5 77 4.4 3.2- 6.0
African American 233 161 64.6 54.8-73.3 24 9.8 5.9-15.8 14 9.3 4.0-20.2 25 11.4 6.8-18.3 9 5.0 1.9-12.6
Other Minorities 149 96 61.2 46.3-74.3 14 10.4 4.3-22.9 14 7.9 3.9-15.5 18 18.7 8.0-37.7 7 1.8 0.8- 4.5
AGE
18-24 87 43 44.0 30.3-58.7 14 13.3 6.5-25.0 12 16.6 6.6-35.8 15 23.8 12.7-40.2 3 2.3 0.7- 7.6
25-34 261 154 57.9 49.2-66.1 39 16.5 10.6-24.9 23 9.2 5.5-15.1 36 14.0 8.9-21.2 9 2.4 1.1- 5.1
35-44 427 268 60.9 53.6-67.6 55 11.1 7.8-15.4 37 8.0 5.1-12.3 43 12.8 7.7-20.5 24 7.3 4.1-12.8
45-54 567 377 67.6 61.3-73.3 65 11.3 8.2-15.4 29 6.4 2.9-13.6 58 8.6 6.1-11.9 38 6.2 3.9- 9.5
55-64 509 407 80.9 75.5-85.4 31 5.5 3.5- 8.6 32 6.9 3.9-11.9 29 4.5 2.8- 7.0 10 2.2 1.0- 4.8
65+ 566 516 91.8 87.9-94.5 7 1.1 0.5- 2.5 16 2.2 1.2- 4.0 19 3.4 1.6- 7.3 8 1.5 0.7- 3.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 189 117 54.4 40.4-67.6 18 6.7 3.5-12.5 14 5.9 2.4-13.8 23 22.2 11.3-38.8 17 10.9 4.9-22.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 592 418 65.6 58.7-71.9 51 12.1 7.9-18.1 32 9.1 5.0-15.8 59 9.0 6.3-12.6 32 4.3 2.8- 6.5
Some Post-H.S. 560 393 61.6 53.4-69.3 58 11.0 7.3-16.2 41 11.4 6.0-20.4 45 12.5 7.4-20.3 23 3.6 2.0- 6.2
College Graduate 1,087 846 71.6 67.0-75.7 85 10.7 7.8-14.4 62 6.1 4.3- 8.4 73 9.0 6.4-12.6 21 2.7 1.6- 4.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 118 81 53.3 35.6-70.1 8 4.0 1.7- 9.0 4 3.6 0.9-13.3 18 30.3 14.9-51.9 7 8.8 2.5-27.2
$15,000- 24,999 271 185 62.2 50.6-72.6 24 8.3 4.9-14.0 19 6.7 3.8-11.5 18 14.1 5.9-30.0 25 8.6 4.3-16.6
$25,000- 34,999 207 146 61.9 49.1-73.3 18 10.9 5.8-19.7 14 15.3 6.5-32.0 17 5.9 3.2-10.6 12 6.0 2.8-12.5
$35,000- 49,999 295 217 67.5 57.7-76.0 25 11.9 5.8-22.8 20 8.7 4.5-16.1 25 9.1 5.4-14.8 8 2.8 1.2- 6.5
$50,000- 74,999 383 270 61.0 52.9-68.6 36 12.1 7.7-18.4 22 8.1 4.5-13.9 35 13.0 7.7-21.0 20 5.9 3.2-10.6
$75,000+ 921 693 68.9 62.9-74.3 83 11.3 8.2-15.3 62 9.2 5.4-15.4 69 8.9 5.8-13.2 14 1.7 0.9- 3.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 654 504 64.9 56.3-72.5 40 8.0 5.2-12.1 31 11.3 5.4-22.0 50 11.8 7.2-18.8 29 4.0 2.4- 6.7
No 1,633 1,163 64.5 60.4-68.4 158 12.1 9.5-15.3 108 7.0 5.3- 9.1 143 11.9 9.0-15.6 61 4.5 3.1- 6.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 718 580 73.2 65.8-79.5 53 12.3 8.0-18.4 28 2.9 1.8- 4.6 40 8.2 4.0-16.3 17 3.3 1.7- 6.4
Non-Veteran 1,497 1,040 63.5 59.1-67.7 137 10.2 7.9-13.2 102 9.4 6.6-13.3 147 12.3 9.4-15.8 71 4.6 3.2- 6.5

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* This question was 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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