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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-WHITES

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
-WHITES 4,406 3,522 72.0 69.4-74.5 323 10.4 8.8-12.3 210 6.4 4.9- 8.3 244 7.8 6.3- 9.6 107 3.4 2.6- 4.4
GENDER
Male 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
Female 2,384 2,026 79.6 76.7-82.3 151 9.6 7.5-12.2 90 4.2 3.2- 5.6 87 4.4 3.3- 5.8 30 2.2 1.3- 3.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 59 43 55.7 35.4-74.2 8 29.7 13.0-54.5 3 3.8 1.0-13.2 2 1.5 0.3- 7.0 3 9.4 2.6-28.4
Non-Hispanic 4,341 3,474 72.4 69.8-74.9 314 9.9 8.4-11.7 207 6.5 4.9- 8.4 242 8.0 6.4- 9.8 104 3.3 2.5- 4.3
AGE
18-24 108 53 41.3 28.9-55.0 21 20.2 11.7-32.6 14 16.9 7.4-34.0 14 15.9 7.9-29.6 6 5.6 2.4-12.6
25-34 444 290 59.3 52.3-66.0 62 16.3 11.3-22.8 35 8.5 5.4-13.1 49 14.0 9.4-20.3 8 1.9 0.8- 4.3
35-44 818 585 69.0 64.3-73.4 90 11.3 8.7-14.6 62 6.9 4.7- 9.8 55 7.8 5.5-11.1 26 4.9 2.9- 8.3
45-54 984 748 76.5 72.6-79.9 87 9.6 7.3-12.7 41 3.5 2.4- 5.1 64 5.7 4.1- 7.8 44 4.8 3.2- 7.1
55-64 965 823 84.7 81.3-87.5 48 5.1 3.5- 7.3 40 4.8 3.2- 7.1 41 3.8 2.6- 5.5 13 1.7 0.8- 3.4
65+ 1,058 996 94.9 93.2-96.2 14 1.2 0.6- 2.2 18 1.6 0.9- 2.7 21 1.5 0.9- 2.5 9 0.9 0.4- 1.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 175 114 58.3 41.6-73.3 15 7.7 3.6-15.7 14 6.4 3.1-12.9 16 16.9 6.5-37.4 16 10.7 4.4-23.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 899 695 68.9 63.4-73.9 65 10.9 7.7-15.4 49 8.4 5.4-12.8 55 6.2 4.2- 8.9 35 5.6 3.6- 8.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,135 903 69.6 63.6-75.1 89 10.4 7.4-14.4 54 8.6 4.7-15.2 59 7.7 5.0-11.7 30 3.7 2.3- 5.8
College Graduate 2,197 1,810 76.2 73.0-79.2 154 10.5 8.2-13.3 93 4.3 3.3- 5.5 114 7.5 5.7- 9.8 26 1.5 0.9- 2.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 158 113 56.5 42.4-69.7 14 10.6 4.3-24.0 6 5.5 1.9-15.3 17 15.5 7.6-29.2 8 11.9 4.2-29.4
$15,000- 24,999 399 316 68.0 57.6-76.9 26 11.6 6.0-21.3 20 5.7 3.0-10.6 16 8.2 2.8-21.9 21 6.4 3.6-11.0
$25,000- 34,999 366 298 73.2 63.9-80.9 29 11.7 6.9-19.1 15 6.1 2.3-15.4 12 3.7 1.8- 7.7 12 5.2 2.4-10.8
$35,000-49,999 595 472 70.3 63.4-76.4 45 13.2 8.3-20.4 32 7.2 4.3-11.8 35 6.7 4.5- 9.9 11 2.6 1.2- 5.6
$50,000- 74,999 757 606 70.7 64.6-76.2 50 10.8 7.4-15.4 32 5.1 3.0- 8.4 47 9.7 5.9-15.5 22 3.7 2.0- 6.6
$75,000+ 1,657 1,324 74.3 69.9-78.2 127 8.8 6.9-11.2 88 7.4 4.7-11.6 96 7.7 5.4-10.8 22 1.8 1.1- 3.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,076 896 73.1 66.3-79.0 56 7.0 4.9-10.0 39 9.1 4.5-17.5 52 6.6 4.1-10.5 33 4.1 2.5- 6.8
No 3,132 2,468 71.1 68.2-73.9 254 11.8 9.7-14.2 161 5.5 4.4- 6.8 179 8.3 6.5-10.6 70 3.3 2.4- 4.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 684 570 79.6 74.3-84.0 46 10.5 7.1-15.4 24 3.0 1.8- 5.0 31 4.2 2.5- 6.9 13 2.7 1.2- 5.7
Non-Veteran 3,339 2,641 70.9 67.8-73.8 249 10.6 8.7-12.8 164 6.7 5.0- 9.1 196 8.1 6.4-10.2 89 3.6 2.7- 4.9

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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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