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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-WHITES

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
-WHITES 10,392 4,520 48.7 47.0-50.4 5,872 51.3 49.6-53.0
GENDER
Male 3,921 2,082 57.8 55.2-60.4 1,839 42.2 39.6-44.8
Female 6,471 2,438 40.5 38.6-42.6 4,033 59.5 57.4-61.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 129 60 56.7 42.5-69.9 69 43.3 30.1-57.5
Non-Hispanic 10,245 4,454 48.5 46.8-50.2 5,791 51.5 49.8-53.2
AGE
18-24 258 111 43.7 35.0-52.8 147 56.3 47.2-65.0
25-34 848 450 55.8 50.9-60.6 398 44.2 39.4-49.1
35-44 1,469 828 59.9 56.2-63.5 641 40.1 36.5-43.8
45-54 1,967 1,011 52.8 49.6-55.9 956 47.2 44.1-50.4
55-64 2,224 991 47.4 44.4-50.4 1,233 52.6 49.6-55.6
65+ 3,544 1,098 32.4 30.2-34.6 2,446 67.6 65.4-69.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,150 188 26.3 20.2-33.5 962 73.7 66.5-79.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,024 928 35.2 32.2-38.2 2,096 64.8 61.8-67.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,675 1,168 48.6 45.1-52.2 1,507 51.4 47.8-54.9
College Graduate 3,533 2,235 65.9 63.5-68.2 1,298 34.1 31.8-36.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 923 171 29.0 23.3-35.4 752 71.0 64.6-76.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,481 412 31.1 26.9-35.6 1,069 68.9 64.4-73.1
$25,000- 34,999 1,053 379 41.3 35.7-47.2 674 58.7 52.8-64.3
$35,000-49,999 1,397 604 45.1 40.5-49.8 793 54.9 50.2-59.5
$50,000- 74,999 1,507 769 51.6 47.7-55.6 738 48.4 44.4-52.3
$75,000+ 2,462 1,676 68.4 65.4-71.2 786 31.6 28.8-34.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,565 1,112 37.3 34.3-40.4 2,453 62.7 59.6-65.7
No 6,355 3,193 53.8 51.8-55.9 3,162 46.2 44.1-48.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,399 699 51.5 47.5-55.4 700 48.5 44.6-52.5
Non-Veteran 8,125 3,428 48.1 46.1-50.0 4,697 51.9 50.0-53.9

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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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