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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-WHITES

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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  Total
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
-WHITES 4,435 31 0.6 0.4- 1.0 1,248 28.3 26.1-30.5 1,265 31.4 29.0-34.0 1,405 30.7 28.6-32.9 486 9.0 7.8-10.3
GENDER
Male 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
Female 2,397 20 0.9 0.5- 1.6 796 32.3 29.6-35.2 702 31.7 28.7-34.9 684 28.4 25.8-31.2 195 6.7 5.4- 8.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 56 1 0.2 0.0- 1.8 17 46.5 27.1-67.0 16 22.7 11.2-40.7 16 19.6 9.6-35.9 6 10.9 3.6-28.4
Non-Hispanic 4,373 30 0.6 0.4- 1.0 1,229 27.9 25.8-30.1 1,248 31.6 29.2-34.2 1,387 31.0 28.8-33.2 479 8.9 7.7-10.3
AGE
18-24 107 0 0.0 . - . 45 34.0 22.7-47.6 32 39.8 26.3-55.1 27 22.4 14.3-33.4 3 3.7 1.1-11.9
25-34 445 2 0.2 0.1- 0.9 164 31.6 26.0-37.8 143 34.0 27.8-40.9 124 29.5 23.6-36.3 12 4.6 2.2- 9.4
35-44 819 2 0.7 0.2- 2.8 283 32.5 28.3-37.0 264 33.1 28.7-37.8 250 30.0 26.0-34.3 20 3.7 2.0- 7.1
45-54 992 2 0.2 0.0- 1.0 241 23.4 19.6-27.6 306 32.9 28.8-37.3 363 35.7 31.7-39.9 80 7.8 5.8-10.3
55-64 973 6 0.3 0.1- 0.9 261 26.3 22.6-30.3 265 26.9 23.2-30.9 326 33.7 29.6-38.1 115 12.8 10.1-16.1
65+ 1,070 18 2.4 1.2- 4.6 246 22.5 19.4-26.0 246 21.9 18.6-25.6 306 27.7 24.2-31.5 254 25.5 21.9-29.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 182 3 0.9 0.2- 4.4 50 31.5 18.1-48.9 55 37.8 23.0-55.3 43 10.7 6.3-17.8 31 19.1 10.4-32.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 903 7 0.3 0.1- 0.8 316 34.5 29.9-39.5 276 30.2 25.5-35.2 232 28.4 23.6-33.7 72 6.6 4.5- 9.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,142 11 0.6 0.3- 1.5 369 33.6 29.0-38.6 311 31.9 26.6-37.7 332 27.1 23.3-31.3 119 6.8 5.1- 8.9
College Graduate 2,208 10 0.7 0.3- 1.5 513 22.3 20.0-24.8 623 31.0 28.1-34.0 798 36.0 33.1-39.1 264 10.0 8.3-11.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 163 6 1.7 0.5- 5.9 47 35.7 24.1-49.2 52 22.4 13.9-34.2 37 23.4 14.0-36.3 21 16.8 7.9-32.1
$15,000- 24,999 405 4 0.4 0.1- 1.4 137 30.9 24.4-38.2 123 35.5 26.8-45.3 97 22.5 16.8-29.5 44 10.6 6.5-16.8
$25,000- 34,999 375 2 0.2 0.0- 0.8 126 33.7 26.2-42.0 102 31.3 22.5-41.8 100 26.5 19.2-35.3 45 8.3 4.7-14.4
$35,000-49,999 596 2 0.7 0.1- 4.3 200 36.0 29.8-42.6 187 33.2 27.5-39.4 153 22.6 18.4-27.6 54 7.5 5.1-11.0
$50,000- 74,999 757 3 0.3 0.1- 1.1 231 30.1 25.4-35.3 207 32.2 26.9-38.0 232 27.8 23.6-32.4 84 9.5 7.0-12.8
$75,000+ 1,661 6 0.4 0.1- 1.4 364 22.0 19.1-25.2 457 32.1 28.1-36.3 663 38.3 34.8-41.9 171 7.2 5.8- 9.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,081 15 1.1 0.5- 2.2 319 32.1 27.5-37.2 308 30.3 24.6-36.6 297 25.6 21.4-30.4 142 10.9 8.1-14.5
No 3,153 15 0.5 0.2- 1.1 870 26.2 23.9-28.6 898 32.1 29.4-34.9 1,049 32.9 30.4-35.4 321 8.4 7.1- 9.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 685 3 0.4 0.1- 1.2 165 27.8 22.9-33.3 180 27.6 22.7-33.1 226 32.4 27.4-37.8 111 11.9 9.3-15.1
Non-Veteran 3,364 25 0.6 0.3- 1.1 963 27.8 25.4-30.4 964 32.0 29.2-35.0 1,079 31.3 28.9-33.8 333 8.3 6.9- 9.8

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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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