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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-MALES

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
-MALES 2,038 432 18.5 16.2-21.1 513 22.6 20.0-25.5 390 17.2 14.8-19.8 175 9.0 7.2-11.1 528 32.8 29.3-36.4
RACE
White 1,714 350 17.5 15.0-20.2 426 22.8 19.8-26.0 332 17.1 14.8-19.7 151 9.2 7.4-11.3 455 33.5 29.8-37.4
African American 188 42 16.1 10.9-23.2 59 30.1 21.9-39.9 32 21.8 13.4-33.5 17 9.2 4.8-17.0 38 22.8 15.6-31.9
Other Minorities 125 38 28.3 18.2-41.1 28 14.8 8.7-24.0 21 12.3 6.0-23.6 7 7.8 2.3-23.5 31 36.9 23.4-52.8
AGE
18-24 70 13 12.7 6.5-23.6 13 18.5 9.2-33.9 6 10.4 3.8-25.5 2 5.8 1.2-24.2 36 52.4 36.7-67.7
25-34 191 28 14.7 9.2-22.6 31 16.0 10.7-23.4 28 16.5 10.5-25.1 19 7.6 4.2-13.4 85 45.1 35.7-54.8
35-44 365 50 16.2 11.7-22.0 79 25.0 19.4-31.5 68 14.8 11.3-19.3 40 10.7 7.3-15.4 128 33.2 27.5-39.6
45-54 485 86 18.3 14.3-23.1 122 23.2 18.8-28.2 92 19.0 15.0-23.8 40 10.2 6.8-15.1 145 29.2 24.3-34.7
55-64 469 113 23.1 18.3-28.8 117 25.0 20.0-30.6 106 22.6 18.0-28.0 40 9.0 6.2-13.0 93 20.3 15.7-25.8
65+ 451 140 32.1 26.8-37.9 150 30.8 25.7-36.5 88 19.8 15.4-25.0 33 8.6 5.6-13.0 40 8.7 6.0-12.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 122 33 33.5 21.9-47.6 19 9.4 4.8-17.7 20 19.7 10.5-34.1 6 4.6 1.7-11.8 44 32.8 22.4-45.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 419 73 15.0 10.7-20.7 94 19.3 14.0-26.0 69 14.0 9.3-20.6 26 7.2 3.6-13.7 157 44.5 36.2-53.1
Some Post-H.S. 477 96 15.2 11.6-19.6 119 25.4 19.4-32.4 81 14.6 10.7-19.6 39 8.3 5.5-12.4 142 36.5 29.5-44.1
College Graduate 1,019 230 19.7 16.5-23.5 281 25.2 21.8-29.0 219 19.9 16.8-23.5 104 11.1 8.6-14.4 185 24.0 20.0-28.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 98 24 27.4 16.3-42.1 15 7.9 3.8-15.8 15 23.0 11.0-42.0 7 9.5 3.2-24.8 37 32.2 20.9-46.0
$15,000- 24,999 196 41 18.3 11.4-28.1 41 20.6 13.4-30.4 38 14.3 8.9-22.1 17 5.5 2.9-10.0 59 41.3 28.9-55.0
$25,000- 34,999 173 43 21.4 13.1-33.0 42 25.0 15.0-38.7 26 10.2 5.7-17.6 9 3.5 1.4- 8.5 53 39.8 28.6-52.2
$35,000- 49,999 263 55 16.9 11.5-24.3 66 25.7 18.4-34.8 45 15.9 11.0-22.4 20 12.1 5.6-24.2 77 29.3 21.9-38.1
$50,000- 74,999 361 84 20.7 15.9-26.5 110 26.6 21.0-33.1 61 15.8 11.1-21.9 25 9.9 6.1-15.8 81 26.9 20.7-34.2
$75,000+ 789 141 15.4 12.2-19.3 191 22.2 18.3-26.6 185 20.2 16.6-24.3 87 11.0 8.2-14.5 185 31.3 26.2-36.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 562 130 19.7 15.4-24.9 138 20.9 16.4-26.3 93 13.8 10.5-17.9 59 14.5 9.7-21.1 142 31.1 24.8-38.3
No 1,397 280 17.9 15.1-21.0 354 22.7 19.6-26.2 287 19.0 16.0-22.4 109 7.2 5.6- 9.2 367 33.2 29.3-37.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 645 163 22.3 18.0-27.2 181 26.8 22.0-32.3 125 17.2 13.7-21.3 49 10.5 7.0-15.3 127 23.3 18.6-28.7
Non-Veteran 1,393 269 17.3 14.6-20.4 332 21.3 18.2-24.7 265 17.2 14.4-20.4 126 8.5 6.5-11.0 401 35.8 31.6-40.2

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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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