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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Considering all types of alcoholic beverages, how many times during the past 30 days did you have
'5 or more drinks' [for men] OR '4 or more drinks' [for women] 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 4,633 3,693 74.3 72.1-76.4 358 9.7 8.3-11.4 193 5.3 4.3- 6.5 281 8.2 6.9- 9.7 108 2.5 1.9- 3.3
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 533 432 79.4 73.8-84.1 39 5.4 3.6- 8.1 22 6.0 3.2-10.7 29 6.4 4.1- 9.8 11 2.8 1.2- 6.6
GENDER
Male 197 153 75.0 65.2-82.9 16 6.0 3.2-10.9 10 8.4 3.7-18.1 14 7.1 3.9-12.6 4 3.5 0.9-12.4
Female 336 279 83.6 77.6-88.2 23 4.9 3.0- 8.0 12 3.7 1.8- 7.3 15 5.6 2.9-10.7 7 2.2 0.9- 5.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 4 3 44.8 7.1-89.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 55.2 10.3-92.9 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 529 429 79.5 73.9-84.2 39 5.4 3.6- 8.1 22 6.0 3.3-10.8 28 6.2 3.9- 9.6 11 2.8 1.2- 6.6
AGE
18-24 26 15 67.6 45.1-84.1 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8 4 12.0 4.1-30.4 3 8.4 2.4-25.1 3 11.6 3.2-34.4
25-34 85 67 77.1 61.0-87.9 6 7.3 2.8-17.7 7 11.8 3.9-31.0 4 3.2 1.0- 9.8 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7
35-44 105 83 83.2 73.4-89.9 8 5.0 2.3-10.5 3 1.9 0.6- 6.4 8 8.1 3.4-17.9 3 1.8 0.5- 6.3
45-54 133 104 81.0 71.9-87.6 12 6.2 3.1-12.3 6 3.8 1.4- 9.8 9 7.9 3.9-15.3 2 1.1 0.2- 5.9
55-64 106 94 87.6 75.5-94.2 7 6.5 2.5-16.0 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0 3 4.4 0.8-19.6 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0
65+ 71 63 82.3 66.4-91.6 5 9.0 3.0-23.8 1 3.0 0.4-18.1 1 2.9 0.4-17.9 1 2.8 0.4-17.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 51 38 72.6 53.3-86.0 5 6.9 2.1-20.0 2 7.5 1.9-26.1 5 12.7 4.7-29.8 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 140 102 72.6 60.8-82.0 15 6.1 3.0-12.0 7 6.4 2.6-14.9 11 9.1 4.4-17.6 5 5.8 1.7-17.6
Some Post-H.S. 154 128 84.2 75.8-90.1 11 6.8 3.3-13.4 6 2.4 1.0- 6.1 6 4.9 1.8-12.3 3 1.7 0.5- 5.4
College Graduate 187 163 84.5 72.6-91.9 8 3.0 1.2- 7.1 7 8.3 2.6-23.4 7 2.9 1.2- 6.6 2 1.3 0.3- 5.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 73 54 74.3 58.9-85.3 8 5.7 2.6-12.2 2 2.9 0.7-11.6 6 9.9 3.8-23.5 3 7.3 1.9-23.9
$15,000- 24,999 103 76 69.7 55.5-80.9 9 8.8 3.7-19.8 7 10.8 4.4-24.2 8 9.2 3.7-21.0 3 1.4 0.4- 5.3
$25,000- 34,999 61 45 73.5 54.4-86.6 6 7.3 2.9-17.4 5 6.0 2.1-16.1 2 2.5 0.5-11.5 3 10.7 2.3-37.7
$35,000-49,999 76 63 86.2 74.3-93.1 7 5.6 2.5-12.3 2 0.9 0.2- 3.8 4 7.3 2.3-20.5 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000- 74,999 82 74 79.8 55.8-92.5 2 2.5 0.5-11.7 2 12.9 2.7-44.2 2 1.7 0.4- 6.9 2 3.0 0.7-11.6
$75,000+ 97 85 88.0 77.8-93.9 7 5.7 2.2-13.7 2 3.3 0.7-14.0 3 3.1 0.9- 9.7 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 171 135 72.8 61.7-81.6 17 7.7 4.0-14.5 5 6.4 2.2-17.0 12 11.6 6.0-21.4 2 1.5 0.2- 9.1
No 339 280 82.2 75.2-87.6 20 4.4 2.5- 7.4 16 6.3 2.9-12.9 15 4.0 2.2- 7.3 8 3.1 1.0- 8.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 91 73 80.9 69.2-88.9 11 10.1 4.8-20.2 1 1.8 0.3-11.7 3 4.8 1.5-14.4 3 2.4 0.7- 8.1
Non-Veteran 442 359 79.1 72.7-84.4 28 4.5 2.8- 7.2 21 6.8 3.6-12.5 26 6.7 4.1-10.6 8 2.9 1.1- 7.6

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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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