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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-FEMALES

During the past 30 days, how many days per week or per month did you have at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage?*

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  Total
Respond.^
No drinks 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,708 50 0.7 0.4- 1.1 1,286 28.9 26.8-31.0 1,394 31.4 29.2-33.7 1,484 31.1 29.0-33.3 494 7.9 6.9- 9.0
-FEMALES 2,567 33 0.8 0.5- 1.2 828 35.3 32.4-38.3 787 31.7 29.0-34.6 711 26.1 23.6-28.8 208 6.0 4.9- 7.5
RACE
White 2,124 30 0.8 0.6- 1.3 641 32.3 29.3-35.5 645 31.6 28.5-34.8 629 28.9 25.9-32.0 179 6.4 5.1- 8.0
African American 334 2 0.6 0.1- 2.2 142 50.0 41.9-58.0 106 28.6 22.4-35.6 61 15.5 11.3-20.8 23 5.4 2.8-10.4
Other Minorities 97 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6 43 37.1 24.3-51.9 31 43.7 28.0-60.7 18 17.5 9.1-31.2 4 1.3 0.4- 4.6
AGE
18-24 62 0 0.0 . - . 27 43.3 27.6-60.5 20 28.9 15.9-46.6 13 21.9 10.3-40.6 2 5.9 1.5-21.2
25-34 281 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4 111 39.2 32.2-46.7 96 35.9 29.1-43.4 68 23.6 17.9-30.5 4 0.9 0.3- 2.5
35-44 489 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 180 37.5 32.1-43.1 167 34.8 29.5-40.5 125 25.0 20.5-30.0 16 2.6 1.5- 4.6
45-54 584 5 0.8 0.3- 1.9 182 33.6 28.7-38.8 184 31.1 26.5-36.0 183 28.6 24.2-33.3 30 6.0 3.9- 9.3
55-64 573 9 1.1 0.5- 2.3 182 31.0 26.3-36.1 153 27.4 23.0-32.4 178 32.9 28.1-38.1 51 7.6 5.4-10.6
65+ 554 15 2.9 1.5- 5.2 139 25.1 20.8-29.9 161 27.8 23.4-32.6 137 24.0 19.9-28.7 102 20.3 16.2-25.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 76 3 2.7 0.7- 9.8 40 42.0 23.3-63.4 18 42.4 20.0-68.4 11 11.2 4.7-24.7 4 1.7 0.5- 5.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 493 10 1.1 0.5- 2.2 190 45.5 38.0-53.2 146 30.9 24.5-38.1 103 16.6 12.7-21.5 44 5.9 3.6- 9.6
Some Post-H.S. 711 8 0.5 0.3- 1.1 248 36.9 31.6-42.7 227 30.4 25.7-35.6 180 26.9 21.2-33.4 48 5.2 3.0- 8.9
College Graduate 1,284 12 0.6 0.3- 1.2 349 29.0 25.7-32.6 395 32.0 28.6-35.6 417 31.4 28.1-34.9 111 6.9 5.5- 8.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 129 2 0.8 0.2- 3.8 57 42.2 30.6-54.9 32 28.2 18.5-40.5 30 26.6 16.0-40.7 8 2.2 1.0- 4.9
$15,000- 24,999 276 4 1.1 0.4- 3.3 113 45.4 35.2-55.9 86 35.0 26.0-45.3 48 13.0 8.7-18.9 25 5.5 3.3- 9.0
$25,000- 34,999 223 3 0.4 0.1- 1.3 92 50.7 40.1-61.2 60 22.8 15.9-31.7 47 17.2 11.5-24.9 21 8.9 3.3-21.7
$35,000- 49,999 345 3 0.3 0.1- 1.0 105 33.4 26.5-41.0 120 38.3 30.3-46.9 89 22.1 16.2-29.3 28 6.0 3.7- 9.4
$50,000- 74,999 416 3 0.4 0.1- 1.2 125 27.7 22.5-33.5 129 35.2 29.0-41.9 132 30.3 24.7-36.6 27 6.5 3.9-10.6
$75,000+ 848 6 0.5 0.2- 1.2 230 31.9 27.5-36.6 272 31.9 27.9-36.2 270 29.7 25.8-33.9 70 6.0 4.3- 8.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 683 17 1.5 0.8- 2.6 251 40.5 34.4-47.0 207 34.3 28.0-41.2 143 16.8 13.3-21.0 65 6.9 4.9- 9.7
No 1,799 16 0.6 0.3- 1.0 545 33.0 29.8-36.4 551 31.0 27.9-34.2 550 29.5 26.4-32.9 137 5.9 4.5- 7.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 81 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 33 50.1 35.5-64.7 19 23.2 13.8-36.3 22 21.7 12.5-34.9 6 4.8 1.6-13.6
Non-Veteran 2,486 32 0.8 0.5- 1.2 795 34.8 31.9-37.9 768 32.0 29.2-35.0 689 26.3 23.7-29.0 202 6.1 4.9- 7.5

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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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