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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Drinking & Driving

During the past 30 days, how many times have you driven when you've had
perhaps too much to drink?*

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  Total
Respond.^
One or more times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,767 85 2.6 1.9- 3.5 4,682 97.4 96.5-98.1
GENDER
Male 2,153 55 3.4 2.3- 4.9 2,098 96.6 95.1-97.7
Female 2,614 30 1.6 1.0- 2.5 2,584 98.4 97.5-99.0
RACE
White 3,943 66 2.6 1.8- 3.6 3,877 97.4 96.4-98.2
African American 565 12 2.8 1.3- 5.9 553 97.2 94.1-98.7
Asian 50 3 6.5 1.9-20.2 47 93.5 79.8-98.1
Native American 70 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0 69 99.1 94.0-99.9
Other Minorities 111 3 1.8 0.4- 8.2 108 98.2 91.8-99.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 131 1 2.7 0.4-16.5 130 97.3 83.5-99.6
-English Speaking 86 1 5.7 0.8-30.5 85 94.3 69.5-99.2
-Spanish Speaking 45 0 0.0 . - . 45 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 4,624 84 2.6 1.9- 3.5 4,540 97.4 96.5-98.1
AGE
18-24 145 3 2.0 0.6- 6.1 142 98.0 93.9-99.4
25-34 481 19 4.6 2.4- 8.4 462 95.4 91.6-97.6
35-44 875 25 3.3 2.0- 5.4 850 96.7 94.6-98.0
45-54 1,092 19 2.0 1.2- 3.5 1,073 98.0 96.5-98.8
55-64 1,072 13 1.1 0.6- 1.9 1,059 98.9 98.1-99.4
65-74 715 4 0.7 0.2- 2.1 711 99.3 97.9-99.8
75+ 347 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6 346 99.6 97.4-99.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 228 2 1.3 0.3- 5.4 226 98.7 94.6-99.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 960 12 1.5 0.7- 3.3 948 98.5 96.7-99.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,226 28 2.9 1.7- 4.8 1,198 97.1 95.2-98.3
College Graduate 2,347 43 3.2 2.1- 4.9 2,304 96.8 95.1-97.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 243 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7 241 99.6 98.3-99.9
$15,000- 24,999 495 7 1.8 0.7- 4.1 488 98.2 95.9-99.3
$25,000- 34,999 415 16 4.1 1.9- 8.5 399 95.9 91.5-98.1
$35,000- 49,999 624 15 3.5 1.7- 6.9 609 96.5 93.1-98.3
$50,000-74,999 778 13 3.5 1.5- 8.0 765 96.5 92.0-98.5
$75,000+ 1,666 28 2.7 1.7- 4.3 1,638 97.3 95.7-98.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,305 25 2.3 1.4- 3.8 1,280 97.7 96.2-98.6
No 3,314 55 2.6 1.7- 3.7 3,259 97.4 96.3-98.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 765 11 1.8 0.8- 4.4 754 98.2 95.6-99.2
Non-Veteran 4,001 74 2.7 2.0- 3.7 3,927 97.3 96.3-98.0

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*This question was asked only of those who had a least one drink in the past 30 days.

^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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