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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 2,503 954 36.0 33.1-39.0 860 32.9 30.1-35.7 308 13.6 11.4-16.2 200 8.6 7.2-10.3 181 9.0 7.2-11.1
RACE
White 2,066 792 35.2 32.1-38.4 707 32.8 29.7-36.0 266 14.4 11.9-17.4 157 8.3 6.8-10.1 144 9.4 7.3-11.9
African American 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
Other Minorities 90 39 45.5 30.8-61.0 25 27.5 17.0-41.3 7 5.3 2.3-12.1 7 13.3 5.3-29.8 12 8.4 3.1-20.4
AGE
18-24 57 17 33.5 19.3-51.5 15 25.7 12.9-44.6 3 11.3 2.6-37.7 10 9.6 4.5-19.2 12 19.9 9.8-36.1
25-34 273 85 31.7 25.2-39.0 83 31.3 24.9-38.6 39 15.9 10.8-22.9 22 8.0 4.8-13.0 44 13.1 9.0-18.5
35-44 481 129 29.0 23.8-34.9 175 34.5 29.5-39.9 75 15.2 11.7-19.6 47 10.8 7.7-14.9 55 10.5 7.6-14.3
45-54 569 203 37.0 31.9-42.3 196 34.4 29.7-39.5 73 13.1 9.9-17.0 56 8.9 6.5-12.1 41 6.6 4.3-10.2
55-64 561 234 41.6 36.5-46.9 190 32.9 28.3-37.9 72 14.4 10.9-18.7 41 8.1 5.5-11.7 24 3.0 1.9- 4.8
65+ 539 278 52.2 46.9-57.5 193 34.8 30.0-40.0 45 8.7 6.2-12.1 21 3.7 2.2- 6.0 2 0.6 0.1- 3.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 70 24 22.0 10.7-40.0 20 40.9 17.6-69.2 10 11.3 5.0-23.7 7 8.1 3.0-20.3 9 17.6 6.2-40.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 475 195 38.9 31.7-46.6 149 27.9 22.1-34.6 46 11.7 7.6-17.5 39 7.6 4.9-11.5 46 13.9 8.8-21.3
Some Post-H.S. 698 276 35.8 30.5-41.6 230 29.8 25.0-35.0 83 13.9 9.0-20.9 51 10.0 7.1-13.9 58 10.5 7.5-14.5
College Graduate 1,257 459 35.9 32.3-39.6 459 36.2 32.8-39.8 169 14.5 12.0-17.4 102 8.2 6.4-10.5 68 5.2 3.8- 7.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 128 50 33.4 23.0-45.7 36 28.0 17.8-41.2 17 18.3 9.6-32.1 13 9.9 5.2-18.2 12 10.4 5.0-20.3
$15,000- 24,999 265 105 38.1 28.7-48.5 79 25.4 17.8-34.9 25 6.8 4.1-11.1 27 9.3 5.4-15.6 29 20.4 11.6-33.3
$25,000- 34,999 217 94 42.8 32.5-53.9 72 34.6 25.2-45.4 19 8.4 3.7-17.7 14 6.3 3.5-11.3 18 7.8 4.1-14.4
$35,000- 49,999 342 129 34.6 28.0-41.9 116 31.4 25.0-38.5 47 14.5 9.5-21.7 24 10.0 5.8-16.6 26 9.5 5.6-15.7
$50,000- 74,999 410 157 35.6 29.7-42.0 135 32.9 27.2-39.2 45 11.2 7.4-16.6 32 8.8 5.5-13.7 41 11.4 7.7-16.8
$75,000+ 827 276 33.3 28.8-38.0 309 34.9 30.8-39.3 128 16.9 13.7-20.6 71 9.0 6.7-11.9 43 6.0 4.0- 8.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 664 298 38.3 32.6-44.4 194 30.9 24.6-37.9 75 11.4 8.1-15.8 50 8.3 5.7-11.9 47 11.1 6.8-17.6
No 1,761 626 35.0 31.7-38.4 640 33.6 30.6-36.8 226 14.5 11.8-17.8 140 8.4 6.8-10.3 129 8.5 6.7-10.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 80 29 32.6 20.5-47.6 23 31.1 18.2-47.9 14 11.4 6.0-20.7 4 10.0 3.5-25.3 10 14.8 7.3-27.5
Non-Veteran 2,423 925 36.1 33.2-39.1 837 32.9 30.1-35.8 294 13.7 11.4-16.3 196 8.5 7.1-10.2 171 8.8 7.0-10.9

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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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