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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-FEMALES

One drink is equivalent to a 12 ounce beer, a 5 ounce glass of wine, or a drink with one shot of liquor.
During the past 30 days, on the days when you drank, about how many drinks did you drink on the average?*

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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 4,629 2,326 43.1 40.9-45.4 1,403 31.9 29.7-34.1 441 10.2 8.8-11.7 185 5.3 4.2- 6.5 274 9.6 8.0-11.5
-FEMALES 2,530 1,527 56.0 52.9-59.0 708 29.3 26.8-32.0 161 7.6 5.7-10.1 61 2.9 2.1- 4.0 73 4.2 2.9- 6.0
RACE
White 2,091 1,290 56.8 53.4-60.2 578 28.8 26.0-31.7 127 7.5 5.3-10.4 43 3.0 2.0- 4.3 53 3.9 2.4- 6.2
African American 334 177 52.1 44.0-60.1 101 30.3 23.5-38.1 27 9.6 5.6-15.9 14 2.9 1.6- 5.4 15 5.1 2.7- 9.3
Other Minorities 93 54 55.4 40.6-69.3 24 33.6 21.4-48.6 7 3.8 1.3-10.6 3 0.8 0.2- 4.0 5 6.4 1.9-19.2
AGE
18-24 61 22 44.2 28.0-61.7 21 21.3 11.9-35.1 6 15.1 5.1-37.0 5 6.6 2.6-15.9 7 12.9 5.1-29.0
25-34 273 139 53.0 45.5-60.3 82 29.9 23.6-37.1 25 8.5 4.9-14.4 13 3.6 1.9- 6.7 14 5.0 2.5- 9.9
35-44 484 236 47.7 42.1-53.5 168 35.5 30.3-41.1 45 9.5 6.5-13.5 18 3.5 2.0- 5.8 17 3.8 2.0- 7.2
45-54 575 343 59.7 54.5-64.8 159 28.6 24.2-33.5 40 6.4 4.1- 9.8 17 2.6 1.5- 4.4 16 2.7 1.5- 5.0
55-64 564 352 61.2 55.8-66.2 166 32.6 27.7-37.9 29 3.5 2.2- 5.5 5 0.8 0.3- 2.4 12 2.0 1.0- 3.7
65+ 548 419 75.6 70.7-79.9 107 20.0 16.0-24.7 14 3.2 1.7- 5.7 2 0.2 0.0- 0.9 6 1.0 0.4- 2.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 73 32 47.7 24.2-72.2 19 25.1 12.2-44.5 12 9.7 4.3-20.3 2 1.0 0.2- 4.9 8 16.6 5.6-39.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 482 282 54.1 46.5-61.4 121 24.8 19.2-31.4 39 9.7 6.0-15.3 15 3.2 1.6- 6.1 25 8.3 4.2-15.6
Some Post-H.S. 703 402 49.2 43.3-55.2 204 29.6 24.7-34.9 52 11.7 6.8-19.3 22 4.5 2.7- 7.5 23 5.0 3.0- 8.3
College Graduate 1,269 810 61.5 57.9-65.1 362 31.5 28.1-35.0 58 4.2 2.9- 5.9 22 1.9 1.1- 3.2 17 0.9 0.5- 1.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 132 69 43.4 31.9-55.7 35 31.1 20.4-44.4 16 13.5 6.5-26.2 5 4.6 1.7-11.9 7 7.3 2.9-17.2
$15,000- 24,999 266 147 47.1 37.0-57.4 65 25.4 17.5-35.3 23 5.6 3.3- 9.2 11 5.1 2.3-10.9 20 16.9 8.6-30.4
$25,000- 34,999 220 135 60.1 49.5-69.9 60 29.6 20.9-40.1 10 3.0 1.5- 6.1 7 3.4 1.4- 8.1 8 3.8 1.3-10.5
$35,000- 49,999 343 211 54.8 47.0-62.4 81 24.1 18.2-31.0 29 13.0 7.7-21.1 10 3.9 1.6- 9.5 12 4.2 2.0- 8.6
$50,000- 74,999 412 252 57.3 50.7-63.7 117 30.0 24.4-36.3 23 6.9 3.8-12.0 9 2.2 0.9- 5.4 11 3.6 1.6- 7.8
$75,000+ 836 496 56.7 52.1-61.3 279 34.5 30.3-38.9 40 5.9 3.7- 9.0 12 2.0 1.0- 3.7 9 1.0 0.4- 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 671 411 54.2 47.6-60.6 162 27.2 22.2-32.9 54 7.3 4.8-11.0 23 3.8 2.2- 6.6 21 7.5 3.7-14.4
No 1,777 1,065 56.4 52.9-59.9 523 30.0 27.1-33.1 103 7.9 5.5-11.1 36 2.5 1.7- 3.8 50 3.2 2.1- 4.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 78 40 41.7 28.2-56.6 21 35.1 21.2-52.0 9 8.6 3.9-18.2 1 3.9 0.5-22.6 7 10.7 4.6-23.2
Non-Veteran 2,452 1,487 56.4 53.3-59.5 687 29.1 26.5-31.8 152 7.6 5.7-10.1 60 2.8 2.1- 3.9 66 4.0 2.7- 5.9

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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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