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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-AFRICAN AMERICANS

One drink is equivalent to a 12 ounce beer, a 5 ounce glass of wine, or a drink with one shot of liquor.
During the past 30 days, on the days when you drank, about how many drinks did you drink on the average?*

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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 4,629 2,326 43.1 40.9-45.4 1,403 31.9 29.7-34.1 441 10.2 8.8-11.7 185 5.3 4.2- 6.5 274 9.6 8.0-11.5
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 534 255 42.7 36.5-49.1 163 30.4 25.0-36.3 49 11.9 7.8-17.9 33 7.4 4.4-12.2 34 7.7 4.8-12.2
GENDER
Male 200 78 33.0 24.6-42.5 62 30.4 22.4-39.8 22 14.3 7.6-25.2 19 11.9 6.3-21.2 19 10.4 5.5-18.9
Female 334 177 52.1 44.0-60.1 101 30.3 23.5-38.1 27 9.6 5.6-15.9 14 2.9 1.6- 5.4 15 5.1 2.7- 9.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 4 3 44.8 7.1-89.7 1 55.2 10.3-92.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 530 252 42.6 36.5-49.1 162 30.3 24.9-36.3 49 11.9 7.8-17.9 33 7.4 4.4-12.2 34 7.8 4.8-12.2
AGE
18-24 25 9 34.7 15.4-60.8 6 19.8 7.2-44.1 6 33.0 13.7-60.4 0 0.0 . - . 4 12.5 4.4-31.1
25-34 88 44 51.7 37.8-65.3 23 26.9 16.7-40.3 9 7.0 3.1-15.4 5 9.6 2.6-29.6 7 4.8 2.0-11.1
35-44 104 45 36.2 25.6-48.4 37 41.7 30.1-54.3 11 13.8 7.0-25.2 8 6.0 2.8-12.2 3 2.4 0.8- 7.2
45-54 132 56 37.8 26.7-50.3 43 30.5 20.8-42.3 13 7.0 3.5-13.4 10 12.6 5.5-26.6 10 12.1 4.4-28.9
55-64 107 53 46.3 34.3-58.7 38 34.5 23.7-47.3 5 4.2 1.5-11.2 6 5.5 2.3-12.8 5 9.5 3.3-24.5
65+ 71 42 57.7 42.4-71.7 16 19.5 10.8-32.6 4 5.7 1.8-16.7 4 7.4 1.8-25.4 5 9.7 3.4-24.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 52 17 22.3 10.4-41.6 15 33.3 18.0-53.2 10 25.2 9.5-51.8 4 5.2 1.5-16.7 6 14.0 5.4-31.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 145 70 47.8 35.4-60.5 40 22.5 14.2-33.8 12 11.5 4.5-26.4 10 6.1 2.4-14.4 13 12.2 5.8-23.9
Some Post-H.S. 151 67 42.1 32.0-53.0 52 34.7 25.3-45.5 14 9.1 4.8-16.6 9 8.4 3.8-17.5 9 5.6 2.7-11.4
College Graduate 185 100 42.8 33.1-53.0 56 35.3 25.7-46.2 13 10.9 5.5-20.4 10 8.7 2.9-23.2 6 2.3 1.0- 5.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 71 31 40.6 26.3-56.8 21 24.5 13.4-40.5 7 7.0 3.0-15.1 7 17.4 6.5-39.0 5 10.5 3.8-26.0
$15,000- 24,999 104 44 42.6 29.7-56.7 35 40.1 27.0-54.8 8 3.6 1.4- 9.1 9 5.7 2.7-11.6 8 8.0 3.4-17.8
$25,000- 34,999 62 33 57.0 39.8-72.6 15 26.2 14.1-43.4 5 4.6 1.5-13.6 5 6.3 2.2-16.4 4 6.0 1.7-18.8
$35,000-49,999 78 41 42.9 29.1-57.8 21 36.1 23.1-51.6 9 15.8 7.4-30.5 2 1.5 0.3- 5.9 5 3.7 1.3- 9.9
$50,000- 74,999 80 48 50.1 33.8-66.4 15 13.9 7.4-24.7 4 4.8 1.7-12.7 6 21.6 8.0-46.6 7 9.6 4.2-20.5
$75,000+ 96 42 35.1 24.3-47.6 41 43.3 30.5-57.0 11 19.7 9.9-35.3 2 2.0 0.4- 9.8 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 174 73 36.2 26.6-46.9 57 37.4 27.7-48.3 15 7.9 3.9-15.4 16 7.7 4.2-13.6 13 10.9 5.6-20.0
No 338 169 44.4 36.8-52.3 102 28.9 22.4-36.4 33 14.7 8.9-23.4 15 7.3 3.4-15.0 19 4.6 2.7- 7.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 91 37 35.8 23.8-49.9 27 35.0 22.9-49.5 11 11.5 5.3-23.2 5 7.4 2.4-20.7 11 10.3 5.2-19.3
Non-Veteran 443 218 44.2 37.2-51.4 136 29.3 23.5-35.9 38 12.0 7.3-19.1 28 7.4 4.1-12.9 23 7.2 4.0-12.6

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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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