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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption

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?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 12,085 4,823 44.1 42.6-45.5 7,262 55.9 54.5-57.4
GENDER
Male 4,468 2,198 51.3 48.9-53.7 2,270 48.7 46.3-51.1
Female 7,617 2,625 37.2 35.5-39.0 4,992 62.8 61.0-64.5
RACE
White 9,423 3,988 47.4 45.7-49.0 5,435 52.6 51.0-54.3
African American 1,871 572 34.3 30.8-38.0 1,299 65.7 62.0-69.2
Asian 105 49 40.6 28.5-54.0 56 59.4 46.0-71.5
Native American 266 73 29.9 21.6-39.8 193 70.1 60.2-78.4
Other Minorities 350 114 40.2 32.0-49.0 236 59.8 51.0-68.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 418 138 38.5 31.2-46.5 280 61.5 53.5-68.8
-English Speaking 239 89 36.7 27.5-47.1 150 63.3 52.9-72.5
-Spanish Speaking 179 49 40.2 29.3-52.2 130 59.8 47.8-70.7
Non-Hispanic 11,636 4,673 44.5 43.0-46.0 6,963 55.5 54.0-57.0
AGE
18-24 350 145 41.5 34.7-48.6 205 58.5 51.4-65.3
25-34 974 486 51.5 47.2-55.9 488 48.5 44.1-52.8
35-44 1,706 889 52.0 48.9-55.1 817 48.0 44.9-51.1
45-54 2,280 1,109 49.9 47.1-52.7 1,171 50.1 47.3-52.9
55-64 2,682 1,083 39.1 36.6-41.6 1,599 60.9 58.4-63.4
65-74 2,254 720 32.9 30.3-35.5 1,534 67.1 64.5-69.7
75+ 1,719 353 21.1 18.6-23.8 1,366 78.9 76.2-81.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,540 234 23.0 19.0-27.5 1,306 77.0 72.5-81.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,485 979 35.1 32.1-38.1 2,506 64.9 61.9-67.9
Some Post-H.S. 3,019 1,239 46.2 43.3-49.1 1,780 53.8 50.9-56.7
College Graduate 4,023 2,367 59.2 56.9-61.4 1,656 40.8 38.6-43.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,328 251 24.9 21.0-29.3 1,077 75.1 70.7-79.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,905 502 30.5 26.7-34.5 1,403 69.5 65.5-73.3
$25,000- 34,999 1,293 425 39.2 34.7-44.0 868 60.8 56.0-65.3
$35,000- 49,999 1,506 633 43.1 39.2-47.1 873 56.9 52.9-60.8
$50,000-74,999 1,589 789 49.9 46.2-53.5 800 50.1 46.5-53.8
$75,000+ 2,526 1,679 67.1 64.4-69.7 847 32.9 30.3-35.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,551 1,315 33.9 31.5-36.3 3,236 66.1 63.7-68.5
No 7,049 3,309 48.9 47.0-50.8 3,740 51.1 49.2-53.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,673 775 50.8 47.2-54.3 898 49.2 45.7-52.8
Non-Veteran 10,408 4,047 43.1 41.5-44.7 6,361 56.9 55.3-58.5

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^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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