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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-MALES

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
-MALES 2,104 1,548 67.8 64.4-71.0 199 11.7 9.4-14.5 100 6.3 4.8- 8.3 180 10.8 8.7-13.2 77 3.4 2.4- 4.7
RACE
White 1,761 1,279 66.4 62.8-69.9 167 11.6 9.3-14.4 86 6.5 4.9- 8.7 159 11.9 9.5-14.7 70 3.6 2.6- 4.9
African American 197 153 75.0 65.2-82.9 16 6.0 3.2-10.9 10 8.4 3.7-18.1 14 7.1 3.9-12.6 4 3.5 0.9-12.4
Other Minorities 133 107 70.0 54.0-82.2 15 17.7 8.0-34.6 3 2.8 0.8- 9.7 5 7.2 2.1-22.2 3 2.4 0.4-12.8
AGE
18-24 76 40 53.6 39.0-67.6 11 13.9 6.0-28.9 9 12.9 6.1-25.2 13 15.6 8.2-27.8 3 4.0 1.1-13.7
25-34 195 110 55.1 45.5-64.5 30 16.2 9.6-26.2 15 7.4 3.9-13.8 29 16.6 10.4-25.3 11 4.6 2.1- 9.8
35-44 379 248 67.5 61.4-73.1 48 12.5 8.8-17.3 20 5.2 3.2- 8.4 47 11.5 8.0-16.1 16 3.3 1.7- 6.2
45-54 496 344 70.4 65.1-75.1 52 11.5 8.3-15.8 36 6.3 4.3- 9.2 48 9.2 6.6-12.8 16 2.6 1.5- 4.6
55-64 480 382 80.0 74.6-84.4 39 7.7 5.4-11.0 12 4.5 2.0- 9.8 25 4.1 2.4- 6.9 22 3.7 2.3- 6.1
65+ 468 417 89.2 85.3-92.2 19 4.1 2.4- 6.9 8 2.0 0.8- 5.0 16 3.3 1.8- 5.7 8 1.4 0.6- 3.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 132 88 69.2 57.3-79.0 13 8.6 4.3-16.6 10 8.2 3.8-16.7 10 7.3 3.4-15.1 11 6.7 2.5-16.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 433 272 58.8 50.8-66.3 48 14.3 8.6-22.7 26 6.7 4.0-11.0 59 14.4 10.3-20.0 28 5.8 3.4- 9.6
Some Post-H.S. 492 345 64.4 56.9-71.2 54 13.1 8.3-19.9 26 5.9 3.2-10.8 47 13.3 8.8-19.6 20 3.3 1.7- 6.3
College Graduate 1,046 842 74.6 70.1-78.6 84 10.1 7.8-12.9 38 6.0 3.9- 9.1 64 7.9 5.3-11.7 18 1.4 0.7- 3.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 101 65 67.0 53.3-78.3 14 13.2 6.8-24.0 3 2.7 0.6-12.4 11 11.5 5.4-22.7 8 5.6 2.1-14.0
$15,000- 24,999 208 142 57.9 45.0-69.8 23 17.9 7.7-36.2 9 10.2 4.9-20.1 17 7.2 3.9-12.7 17 6.8 3.8-12.0
$25,000- 34,999 181 127 62.4 49.9-73.3 21 14.6 7.4-26.7 9 4.3 2.0- 9.2 14 11.7 5.9-22.0 10 7.0 2.7-17.0
$35,000- 49,999 268 190 71.9 63.5-79.0 19 7.6 3.9-14.2 17 6.0 3.2-10.9 28 10.5 6.5-16.4 14 4.1 1.8- 9.0
$50,000- 74,999 361 281 73.5 65.8-80.0 35 10.6 7.0-15.8 14 5.7 2.4-12.6 26 8.8 4.8-15.4 5 1.4 0.6- 3.6
$75,000+ 811 612 67.3 61.8-72.4 73 12.1 8.5-16.9 42 8.0 5.3-11.9 68 10.7 7.7-14.6 16 2.0 0.9- 4.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 579 431 71.2 65.6-76.3 54 8.8 6.3-12.3 28 6.1 3.8- 9.7 38 8.8 5.9-12.9 28 5.0 2.9- 8.6
No 1,438 1,052 66.8 62.6-70.6 139 12.1 9.5-15.3 68 6.6 4.7- 9.1 134 11.7 9.1-15.0 45 2.8 1.8- 4.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 668 532 77.3 72.1-81.9 48 8.5 5.7-12.7 18 3.5 2.0- 6.0 48 8.4 5.6-12.7 22 2.2 1.3- 3.6
Non-Veteran 1,436 1,016 64.8 60.7-68.8 151 12.7 9.9-16.2 82 7.2 5.3- 9.7 132 11.5 9.0-14.5 55 3.8 2.6- 5.5

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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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