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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-WHITES

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
-WHITES 4,326 1,269 23.3 21.5-25.1 1,335 27.8 25.7-29.9 721 16.5 14.8-18.3 323 8.9 7.5-10.6 678 23.6 21.1-26.2
GENDER
Male 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
Female 2,356 859 32.0 29.4-34.8 830 33.9 31.1-36.8 321 14.6 12.2-17.2 162 8.3 6.6-10.4 184 11.2 9.1-13.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 56 16 15.7 8.0-28.5 13 22.1 10.7-40.4 13 19.9 8.7-39.4 4 6.2 2.0-17.6 10 36.1 17.5-60.0
Non-Hispanic 4,264 1,249 23.4 21.6-25.3 1,322 27.9 25.9-30.1 707 16.4 14.7-18.1 319 9.0 7.6-10.7 667 23.3 20.8-25.9
AGE
18-24 104 18 9.7 5.5-16.4 12 8.8 4.2-17.7 15 12.7 6.0-24.9 14 16.0 7.9-29.8 45 52.8 38.8-66.3
25-34 431 103 20.2 15.7-25.7 89 19.7 14.7-26.0 79 16.5 12.6-21.3 41 8.6 5.8-12.6 119 35.0 28.3-42.3
35-44 806 195 20.4 17.0-24.2 224 28.1 24.2-32.5 135 15.6 12.6-19.1 71 9.7 7.2-12.9 181 26.2 21.9-31.0
45-54 971 220 21.6 18.2-25.5 305 33.0 28.7-37.5 170 17.4 14.4-20.9 88 8.5 6.6-11.0 188 19.5 16.3-23.1
55-64 953 290 28.2 24.4-32.3 344 33.7 29.7-38.0 157 19.1 15.6-23.2 62 8.0 5.8-10.9 100 11.0 8.6-13.9
65+ 1,033 434 39.5 35.4-43.7 348 35.6 31.6-39.8 162 16.1 13.1-19.5 46 4.5 3.1- 6.6 43 4.4 3.0- 6.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 159 36 10.1 5.5-17.6 33 20.2 10.4-35.7 25 17.4 6.8-37.6 16 16.0 5.1-40.4 49 36.4 21.3-54.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 886 280 26.0 21.9-30.5 263 27.4 23.0-32.3 116 11.9 9.2-15.3 60 7.4 5.1-10.7 167 27.3 22.4-32.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,111 354 23.6 20.2-27.5 355 28.4 24.2-32.9 159 14.5 11.5-18.1 68 7.4 5.2-10.5 175 26.1 20.6-32.5
College Graduate 2,170 599 23.3 20.9-25.8 684 28.3 25.8-31.0 421 19.4 17.2-21.8 179 9.7 8.1-11.6 287 19.3 16.5-22.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 148 44 24.5 15.5-36.4 40 27.5 17.2-41.0 14 5.8 2.7-12.0 13 4.8 2.2-10.0 37 37.4 24.9-51.8
$15,000- 24,999 387 144 25.8 20.1-32.5 96 25.6 19.4-33.0 64 14.5 10.4-19.9 18 5.1 2.5- 9.9 65 29.0 19.9-40.2
$25,000- 34,999 362 130 24.3 18.7-31.0 107 30.3 22.5-39.3 51 18.0 10.0-30.1 24 4.1 2.5- 6.9 50 23.3 15.9-32.9
$35,000-49,999 595 167 23.8 19.0-29.4 206 27.3 22.8-32.4 81 16.1 12.0-21.3 42 10.1 6.6-15.1 99 22.6 17.1-29.4
$50,000- 74,999 742 225 23.6 19.9-27.8 240 31.2 26.4-36.5 116 13.6 10.8-17.0 48 7.1 4.9-10.1 113 24.5 19.2-30.7
$75,000+ 1,636 377 21.1 18.3-24.1 514 26.5 23.5-29.6 337 19.8 17.2-22.7 149 10.7 8.7-13.2 259 21.9 18.0-26.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,046 342 27.6 23.4-32.2 332 29.1 24.5-34.1 173 14.4 11.7-17.6 62 5.7 4.1- 7.7 137 23.3 17.4-30.4
No 3,095 873 21.6 19.7-23.6 938 27.5 25.2-29.9 526 17.6 15.6-19.8 246 9.2 7.7-10.9 512 24.1 21.4-27.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 669 187 25.0 20.5-30.1 200 27.1 22.5-32.2 141 23.3 18.7-28.6 38 4.8 3.2- 7.3 103 19.8 15.3-25.1
Non-Veteran 3,280 956 22.9 20.9-25.1 1,031 27.9 25.6-30.3 514 15.4 13.6-17.5 266 10.1 8.4-12.1 513 23.7 20.8-26.8

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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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