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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-WHITES

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
-WHITES 3,780 1,142 25.5 23.5-27.6 1,133 27.3 25.1-29.6 598 15.9 14.1-17.8 308 8.8 7.5-10.2 599 22.6 20.2-25.1
GENDER
Male 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
Female 2,066 792 35.2 32.1-38.4 707 32.8 29.7-36.0 266 14.4 11.9-17.4 157 8.3 6.8-10.1 144 9.4 7.3-11.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 73 20 23.7 13.0-39.3 19 25.3 14.2-40.9 15 25.7 12.9-44.6 4 2.7 0.9- 7.8 15 22.6 12.0-38.3
Non-Hispanic 3,706 1,121 25.5 23.5-27.7 1,114 27.4 25.2-29.7 583 15.6 13.8-17.5 304 9.0 7.7-10.4 584 22.6 20.2-25.1
AGE
18-24 92 22 21.1 12.7-33.0 20 23.8 13.5-38.5 4 6.2 1.3-24.5 7 4.3 1.9- 9.7 39 44.5 30.9-59.0
25-34 330 69 18.0 13.3-23.8 79 24.0 18.6-30.3 52 17.9 12.8-24.4 32 9.4 6.0-14.4 98 30.8 24.6-37.7
35-44 682 129 18.4 14.9-22.7 199 28.1 23.8-32.8 121 15.4 12.5-18.8 73 11.4 8.7-15.0 160 26.6 22.3-31.4
45-54 873 237 27.8 24.1-31.9 256 26.6 23.2-30.3 138 17.3 14.2-20.9 81 9.4 7.2-12.2 161 18.9 15.7-22.4
55-64 894 296 31.7 27.8-36.0 263 28.7 25.0-32.8 163 19.5 16.3-23.2 68 7.8 5.8-10.4 104 12.2 9.5-15.6
65+ 892 381 41.5 37.4-45.8 310 33.0 29.2-37.0 119 14.8 11.9-18.2 46 6.4 4.4- 9.2 36 4.3 2.9- 6.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 126 35 24.6 14.8-38.0 25 20.1 8.5-40.7 18 18.6 8.9-34.8 5 4.5 1.5-12.8 43 32.2 21.0-45.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 689 210 25.4 20.7-30.8 182 22.4 17.7-27.9 87 11.1 8.3-14.6 46 6.4 4.3- 9.5 164 34.7 28.4-41.7
Some Post-H.S. 977 311 24.1 20.5-28.2 288 27.8 23.3-32.8 139 14.4 10.7-19.0 72 8.6 6.4-11.5 167 25.0 20.2-30.6
College Graduate 1,986 586 26.4 23.7-29.3 637 29.7 27.0-32.4 353 18.4 16.1-20.9 185 10.2 8.4-12.4 225 15.3 13.0-18.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 133 46 30.1 20.6-41.8 29 19.2 11.0-31.6 17 16.1 8.2-29.1 8 6.3 2.2-16.8 33 28.3 18.5-40.6
$15,000- 24,999 319 103 27.0 20.3-34.8 75 18.6 13.6-24.9 48 15.5 10.5-22.3 29 8.1 4.8-13.4 64 30.8 22.1-41.1
$25,000- 34,999 312 114 30.6 22.9-39.5 92 31.6 22.6-42.2 37 7.8 5.0-11.9 17 4.7 2.7- 8.2 52 25.2 18.0-34.2
$35,000-49,999 492 149 25.8 20.8-31.5 155 28.4 22.9-34.7 70 14.5 10.4-19.7 32 8.1 5.0-12.9 86 23.2 17.8-29.7
$50,000- 74,999 652 195 25.9 21.7-30.5 204 29.5 24.9-34.6 98 15.1 11.4-19.8 49 9.4 6.4-13.5 106 20.1 15.8-25.3
$75,000+ 1,463 365 22.2 19.2-25.4 442 26.3 23.4-29.5 290 19.1 16.5-22.1 149 10.4 8.4-12.9 217 21.9 18.4-25.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 989 351 27.9 24.0-32.3 262 24.9 20.4-30.1 137 12.6 9.9-15.8 83 11.2 8.2-15.1 156 23.3 18.3-29.3
No 2,668 753 24.7 22.4-27.2 835 27.7 25.2-30.3 445 17.1 15.0-19.6 210 7.8 6.5- 9.2 425 22.7 20.0-25.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 593 154 22.0 17.7-27.1 167 27.4 22.2-33.3 120 18.4 14.6-22.8 42 10.5 6.8-15.9 110 21.7 17.0-27.2
Non-Veteran 3,187 988 26.1 23.9-28.4 966 27.3 24.9-29.8 478 15.5 13.5-17.6 266 8.5 7.2- 9.9 489 22.7 20.1-25.5

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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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