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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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 4,541 1,386 26.3 24.4-28.3 1,373 27.2 25.2-29.2 698 15.6 13.9-17.4 375 8.8 7.6-10.2 709 22.1 20.0-24.5
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 524 161 27.8 22.4-33.8 185 32.6 27.1-38.6 65 16.3 11.4-22.7 51 9.0 6.1-12.9 62 14.4 10.6-19.3
GENDER
Male 188 42 16.1 10.9-23.2 59 30.1 21.9-39.9 32 21.8 13.4-33.5 17 9.2 4.8-17.0 38 22.8 15.6-31.9
Female 336 119 37.7 29.9-46.2 126 34.8 27.8-42.4 33 11.5 7.2-18.1 34 8.8 5.7-13.2 24 7.3 4.5-11.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 4 1 15.4 1.6-67.1 2 29.4 3.8-81.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 55.2 10.3-92.9 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 520 160 27.8 22.5-33.9 183 32.6 27.1-38.6 65 16.3 11.4-22.8 50 8.8 6.0-12.8 62 14.5 10.7-19.3
AGE
18-24 22 6 27.2 9.4-57.4 6 23.0 8.4-49.3 3 29.8 10.1-61.5 2 4.4 0.8-21.4 5 15.6 5.7-36.1
25-34 88 28 31.6 20.7-45.0 26 27.9 17.6-41.2 13 17.2 8.6-31.5 5 4.4 1.7-11.1 16 18.8 10.5-31.2
35-44 102 32 30.5 20.4-42.9 36 36.9 25.8-49.6 11 15.1 7.9-27.0 10 7.8 3.9-14.9 13 9.7 5.3-17.1
45-54 129 29 17.4 10.9-26.5 53 40.7 29.7-52.7 18 10.2 5.8-17.3 13 14.3 6.5-28.7 16 17.5 9.2-30.7
55-64 106 39 32.1 22.0-44.2 37 29.5 19.9-41.5 10 12.7 5.9-25.1 13 15.5 8.3-27.0 7 10.3 3.8-24.8
65+ 70 25 34.7 21.6-50.5 24 28.4 17.4-42.9 9 17.3 8.2-32.9 7 6.6 2.8-14.9 5 13.0 5.1-29.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 46 13 27.0 12.7-48.6 12 17.8 8.2-34.3 10 26.2 12.4-47.2 7 14.0 5.7-30.4 4 15.0 5.4-35.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 141 41 24.2 14.7-37.1 44 29.9 19.8-42.4 16 17.7 8.6-33.0 15 8.6 3.9-17.7 25 19.7 12.0-30.6
Some Post-H.S. 152 44 28.1 19.3-39.0 54 31.0 22.3-41.2 19 15.4 7.8-28.0 15 12.0 6.4-21.3 20 13.6 7.9-22.4
College Graduate 184 63 32.0 23.4-42.0 74 40.7 31.2-50.9 20 13.0 7.4-21.9 14 5.2 2.8- 9.5 13 9.1 4.6-17.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 71 22 33.6 20.5-49.7 20 17.9 10.3-29.4 8 11.8 5.3-24.2 12 21.7 9.5-42.2 9 15.0 6.7-30.4
$15,000- 24,999 100 27 29.9 18.4-44.5 38 38.3 25.3-53.2 9 3.8 1.8- 8.1 13 9.1 4.4-17.7 13 19.0 10.1-32.8
$25,000- 34,999 60 20 28.4 15.9-45.5 14 22.6 11.4-39.9 7 19.6 7.8-41.3 5 6.6 2.0-20.1 14 22.7 12.5-37.8
$35,000-49,999 79 24 22.9 12.9-37.2 23 35.7 22.5-51.4 15 19.4 10.5-32.9 5 7.3 2.6-19.0 12 14.8 7.0-28.7
$50,000- 74,999 82 33 33.6 22.0-47.6 29 29.5 19.1-42.6 6 9.6 3.4-24.1 7 10.9 3.9-26.9 7 16.4 6.6-35.1
$75,000+ 93 27 24.5 15.0-37.4 42 47.7 34.2-61.4 12 16.6 7.9-31.6 7 6.2 2.5-14.3 5 5.0 1.6-14.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 168 50 19.5 13.3-27.6 56 34.9 25.4-45.7 21 16.0 9.2-26.3 21 10.0 5.7-16.9 20 19.7 11.9-30.7
No 336 104 29.0 22.7-36.2 122 32.5 25.8-40.0 43 17.5 11.1-26.3 29 9.1 5.6-14.6 38 11.9 7.9-17.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 92 27 25.2 15.6-38.2 28 27.5 16.9-41.3 10 10.1 4.5-21.3 8 11.3 4.8-24.3 19 25.9 15.1-40.7
Non-Veteran 432 134 28.4 22.3-35.3 157 33.8 27.7-40.6 55 17.7 12.0-25.3 43 8.4 5.5-12.6 43 11.7 8.1-16.5

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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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