SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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?

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,085 4,823 44.1 42.6-45.5 7,262 55.9 54.5-57.4
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,871 572 34.3 30.8-38.0 1,299 65.7 62.0-69.2
GENDER
Male 551 220 40.3 34.1-46.8 331 59.7 53.2-65.9
Female 1,320 352 29.7 25.9-33.8 968 70.3 66.2-74.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 18 4 16.3 4.6-44.2 14 83.7 55.8-95.4
Non-Hispanic 1,850 568 34.5 31.0-38.2 1,282 65.5 61.8-69.0
AGE
18-24 77 27 32.5 21.1-46.6 50 67.5 53.4-78.9
25-34 203 90 40.8 32.1-50.2 113 59.2 49.8-67.9
35-44 251 108 44.3 36.0-52.9 143 55.7 47.1-64.0
45-54 419 143 41.3 33.8-49.2 276 58.7 50.8-66.2
55-64 439 115 26.3 21.1-32.2 324 73.7 67.8-78.9
65+ 458 82 15.7 11.9-20.3 376 84.3 79.7-88.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 309 60 22.0 14.6-31.7 249 78.0 68.3-85.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 607 156 33.1 26.9-40.1 451 66.9 59.9-73.1
Some Post-H.S. 488 165 37.3 31.1-43.9 323 62.7 56.1-68.9
College Graduate 464 190 42.1 35.4-49.2 274 57.9 50.8-64.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 351 77 23.3 17.5-30.4 274 76.7 69.6-82.5
$15,000- 24,999 379 110 34.2 26.5-42.8 269 65.8 57.2-73.5
$25,000- 34,999 232 69 37.8 28.3-48.3 163 62.2 51.7-71.7
$35,000-49,999 223 81 43.6 33.9-53.8 142 56.4 46.2-66.1
$50,000- 74,999 193 84 41.2 31.1-52.1 109 58.8 47.9-68.9
$75,000+ 196 100 55.9 46.9-64.6 96 44.1 35.4-53.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 787 182 26.5 22.0-31.6 605 73.5 68.4-78.0
No 991 360 37.6 32.9-42.6 631 62.4 57.4-67.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 234 101 45.9 36.7-55.4 133 54.1 44.6-63.3
Non-Veteran 1,637 471 32.6 28.8-36.5 1,166 67.4 63.5-71.2

Back to Alcohol Consumption.

^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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 26MAY11.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook