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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-FEMALES

Considering all types of alcoholic beverages, how many times during the past 30 days did you have
'5 or more drinks' [for men] OR '4 or more drinks' [for women] on an occasion?*

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  Total
Respond.^
None Once Twice 3-7 times 8-30 times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,633 3,693 74.3 72.1-76.4 358 9.7 8.3-11.4 193 5.3 4.3- 6.5 281 8.2 6.9- 9.7 108 2.5 1.9- 3.3
-FEMALES 2,529 2,145 82.5 80.0-84.7 159 7.2 5.9- 8.9 93 4.0 2.8- 5.7 101 5.0 3.8- 6.4 31 1.3 0.8- 2.1
RACE
White 2,089 1,784 82.4 79.6-84.9 129 7.5 5.9- 9.3 73 4.0 2.6- 6.0 80 4.9 3.7- 6.6 23 1.2 0.7- 2.1
African American 336 279 83.6 77.6-88.2 23 4.9 3.0- 8.0 12 3.7 1.8- 7.3 15 5.6 2.9-10.7 7 2.2 0.9- 5.2
Other Minorities 92 72 77.7 61.9-88.2 7 13.5 5.3-30.1 8 5.6 1.7-17.4 5 3.1 0.9-10.1 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-24 60 38 71.8 56.0-83.6 11 11.1 5.5-21.1 3 7.2 1.6-27.1 6 7.0 3.0-15.6 2 3.0 0.7-11.8
25-34 271 207 79.2 72.6-84.5 25 10.3 6.5-16.0 17 3.4 2.0- 5.8 18 6.6 3.6-11.6 4 0.5 0.2- 1.5
35-44 485 383 78.3 73.2-82.6 36 7.5 5.1-11.1 25 5.5 3.4- 8.7 29 6.1 3.8- 9.8 12 2.6 1.3- 4.9
45-54 578 475 84.1 79.9-87.5 43 6.3 4.4- 9.1 27 4.2 2.4- 7.3 27 4.7 3.0- 7.4 6 0.8 0.3- 1.9
55-64 562 498 89.0 85.3-91.9 30 5.6 3.6- 8.8 14 1.8 0.9- 3.5 14 2.8 1.6- 5.0 6 0.7 0.3- 1.7
65+ 549 524 95.5 92.9-97.2 14 2.0 1.1- 3.6 6 1.2 0.5- 3.3 4 0.7 0.2- 2.6 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 74 57 75.3 53.3-89.1 6 9.2 3.1-24.2 3 2.0 0.6- 6.5 6 12.5 3.4-36.7 2 1.0 0.2- 5.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 479 392 79.1 71.9-84.8 35 6.5 4.1-10.2 15 7.0 3.1-15.0 29 6.2 3.8- 9.9 8 1.2 0.5- 3.2
Some Post-H.S. 703 595 80.3 75.4-84.4 43 7.5 5.1-11.1 28 3.6 2.2- 5.9 26 6.3 4.0- 9.9 11 2.2 1.0- 4.9
College Graduate 1,271 1,099 85.8 83.0-88.2 75 7.3 5.4- 9.8 47 2.9 2.0- 4.2 40 3.1 2.1- 4.5 10 0.9 0.4- 1.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 130 106 81.4 70.9-88.8 9 5.1 2.3-10.8 4 3.4 1.1- 9.9 9 7.1 3.2-15.0 2 3.0 0.5-16.3
$15,000- 24,999 266 211 72.5 60.6-81.9 21 7.3 4.1-12.7 15 10.3 3.8-25.0 16 9.3 4.4-18.4 3 0.6 0.2- 2.0
$25,000- 34,999 219 187 86.7 79.5-91.7 12 3.9 1.8- 8.2 6 1.4 0.6- 3.5 8 5.5 2.3-12.6 6 2.4 1.0- 5.5
$35,000- 49,999 343 297 81.7 74.2-87.4 20 8.2 4.7-13.9 8 3.0 1.0- 8.8 15 5.3 2.8-10.0 3 1.8 0.3- 9.5
$50,000- 74,999 414 341 79.6 73.4-84.7 31 10.2 6.4-16.0 19 4.1 2.4- 6.7 14 3.8 1.8- 8.1 9 2.2 1.0- 4.7
$75,000+ 836 713 83.3 79.6-86.6 55 8.1 5.8-11.2 31 3.7 2.3- 5.9 30 3.8 2.5- 5.8 7 1.0 0.4- 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 667 572 80.9 74.4-86.0 34 6.1 3.8- 9.6 24 5.6 2.4-12.8 30 6.9 4.4-10.7 7 0.5 0.2- 1.2
No 1,781 1,506 83.0 80.3-85.4 119 7.5 5.9- 9.5 67 3.5 2.6- 4.9 68 4.5 3.3- 6.2 21 1.5 0.8- 2.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 80 65 74.5 59.6-85.3 5 7.6 2.8-18.9 2 1.7 0.4- 6.7 6 10.6 4.3-23.7 2 5.6 1.3-21.0
Non-Veteran 2,449 2,080 82.7 80.2-85.0 154 7.2 5.9- 8.9 91 4.0 2.8- 5.8 95 4.8 3.7- 6.3 29 1.2 0.7- 2.0

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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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