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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-MALES

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
-MALES 2,099 799 33.0 30.0-36.1 695 33.9 30.7-37.3 280 12.2 10.3-14.3 124 7.1 5.5- 9.3 201 13.8 11.3-16.9
RACE
White 1,756 657 31.3 28.2-34.5 598 35.6 32.2-39.2 242 12.5 10.6-14.6 99 6.8 5.0- 9.2 160 13.8 10.9-17.4
African American 200 78 33.0 24.6-42.5 62 30.4 22.4-39.8 22 14.3 7.6-25.2 19 11.9 6.3-21.2 19 10.4 5.5-18.9
Other Minorities 130 62 46.7 33.1-60.7 28 24.2 12.1-42.4 15 7.6 3.8-14.5 5 3.6 1.2-10.4 20 18.0 9.7-30.8
AGE
18-24 75 18 18.4 10.3-30.8 16 21.8 11.2-38.1 11 13.0 6.0-26.2 5 6.9 1.9-21.9 25 39.9 25.8-55.9
25-34 197 48 26.4 18.9-35.6 68 38.7 29.7-48.6 31 10.5 7.0-15.6 18 8.3 4.5-14.9 32 16.0 10.5-23.6
35-44 380 95 27.3 21.8-33.5 148 38.2 32.2-44.7 57 13.9 10.3-18.5 33 10.1 6.7-15.0 47 10.4 7.3-14.7
45-54 497 177 36.0 30.6-41.6 156 32.4 27.3-38.0 85 14.5 11.2-18.6 31 6.5 4.0-10.5 48 10.6 7.1-15.7
55-64 476 209 44.4 38.5-50.5 160 34.0 28.6-39.9 49 9.8 6.8-14.1 23 4.0 2.6- 6.4 35 7.7 4.8-12.0
65+ 466 249 56.0 50.1-61.7 143 29.7 24.6-35.4 47 8.8 6.2-12.3 14 3.2 1.6- 6.3 13 2.4 1.1- 4.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 133 34 22.5 13.7-34.8 36 25.5 15.6-38.8 27 21.4 12.9-33.6 10 4.1 2.0- 8.4 26 26.4 16.5-39.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 433 143 32.0 25.2-39.5 116 26.2 19.5-34.2 63 11.1 7.4-16.4 37 9.2 5.4-15.3 74 21.5 15.0-29.8
Some Post-H.S. 489 172 29.7 24.0-36.0 158 34.3 27.7-41.5 77 12.5 9.3-16.6 30 6.9 4.3-10.9 52 16.6 11.3-23.8
College Graduate 1,043 449 37.3 33.2-41.5 385 39.8 35.5-44.3 113 10.9 8.7-13.7 47 6.5 4.3- 9.9 49 5.5 3.7- 8.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 102 37 43.5 29.3-58.9 25 18.4 10.6-30.2 14 9.1 4.3-18.3 10 12.2 5.2-26.0 16 16.8 8.9-29.3
$15,000- 24,999 206 63 25.9 17.8-36.1 58 35.8 23.9-49.7 35 12.3 7.6-19.4 16 5.5 3.0- 9.6 34 20.5 13.5-30.0
$25,000- 34,999 182 74 43.6 32.0-55.9 46 17.2 11.4-25.3 21 10.1 5.8-17.0 18 12.3 5.1-26.9 23 16.8 9.7-27.5
$35,000- 49,999 272 99 35.2 27.1-44.2 80 35.6 26.7-45.7 46 14.0 9.6-20.0 14 5.5 2.7-10.7 33 9.8 6.2-15.1
$50,000- 74,999 361 149 36.7 30.1-43.8 126 31.3 25.1-38.2 35 10.4 7.0-15.2 27 13.5 8.1-21.7 24 8.1 4.7-13.6
$75,000+ 811 306 29.9 25.8-34.3 311 43.4 38.2-48.7 110 12.2 9.6-15.4 35 4.9 3.1- 7.7 49 9.7 6.6-14.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 579 218 31.9 26.5-37.8 184 32.1 26.2-38.7 83 12.6 9.4-16.7 37 6.6 4.2-10.1 57 16.8 11.1-24.7
No 1,431 545 33.2 29.6-37.0 482 34.2 30.4-38.2 188 12.2 9.9-14.8 82 7.4 5.3-10.3 134 13.0 10.2-16.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 660 277 36.7 31.6-42.2 209 34.4 29.0-40.2 90 13.5 10.3-17.5 32 6.6 4.1-10.6 52 8.8 6.0-12.7
Non-Veteran 1,439 522 31.8 28.3-35.6 486 33.8 29.9-37.8 190 11.7 9.6-14.3 92 7.3 5.3- 9.9 149 15.4 12.2-19.2

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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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