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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-WHITES

During the past 30 days, how many days per week or per month did you have at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage?*

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  Total
Respond.^
No drinks 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,708 50 0.7 0.4- 1.1 1,286 28.9 26.8-31.0 1,394 31.4 29.2-33.7 1,484 31.1 29.0-33.3 494 7.9 6.9- 9.0
-WHITES 3,908 39 0.5 0.4- 0.7 996 26.8 24.7-29.1 1,141 30.4 28.1-32.8 1,306 33.8 31.5-36.3 426 8.4 7.3- 9.7
GENDER
Male 1,784 9 0.2 0.1- 0.5 355 22.3 19.5-25.5 496 29.4 26.2-33.0 677 37.9 34.4-41.5 247 10.1 8.4-12.0
Female 2,124 30 0.8 0.6- 1.3 641 32.3 29.3-35.5 645 31.6 28.5-34.8 629 28.9 25.9-32.0 179 6.4 5.1- 8.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 74 0 0.0 . - . 25 33.3 20.1-49.7 19 31.4 18.2-48.5 23 28.2 15.9-45.0 7 7.1 2.9-16.2
Non-Hispanic 3,832 39 0.5 0.4- 0.8 969 26.6 24.5-28.9 1,122 30.4 28.0-32.8 1,283 34.0 31.6-36.5 419 8.5 7.4- 9.7
AGE
18-24 99 0 0.0 . - . 35 31.4 21.1-43.9 35 35.9 23.9-49.9 27 30.4 18.5-45.6 2 2.4 0.4-12.0
25-34 339 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 109 28.2 22.5-34.6 108 31.8 25.6-38.7 109 35.9 29.4-43.0 12 4.0 1.9- 8.0
35-44 699 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 191 27.4 23.1-32.1 236 33.2 28.8-37.9 239 34.8 30.3-39.5 32 4.5 2.9- 7.1
45-54 900 5 0.4 0.1- 0.9 232 27.3 23.7-31.3 262 29.0 25.4-32.9 333 35.0 31.2-39.0 68 8.3 6.3-10.9
55-64 922 11 0.8 0.4- 1.5 237 26.2 22.5-30.3 239 24.6 21.2-28.3 328 36.3 32.3-40.4 107 12.1 9.3-15.7
65+ 929 20 2.0 1.2- 3.4 186 19.5 16.4-23.1 258 28.2 24.7-32.1 262 26.6 23.2-30.4 203 23.6 20.2-27.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 136 3 1.2 0.3- 4.3 51 33.7 22.4-47.2 31 37.9 23.4-55.1 32 19.2 11.7-30.0 19 8.0 4.0-15.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 731 12 0.7 0.3- 1.3 218 32.0 26.6-37.9 222 30.3 25.1-36.2 187 28.0 22.3-34.4 92 9.0 6.6-12.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,005 10 0.4 0.2- 0.7 288 30.0 25.6-34.8 303 31.8 27.1-36.9 301 30.7 25.7-36.2 103 7.1 5.2- 9.6
College Graduate 2,034 14 0.4 0.2- 0.8 437 22.1 19.6-24.8 585 28.9 26.2-31.7 786 39.6 36.6-42.6 212 9.0 7.5-10.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 142 3 1.0 0.3- 3.4 46 32.8 22.8-44.7 34 26.7 17.6-38.4 35 26.2 16.4-39.1 24 13.3 7.0-23.7
$15,000- 24,999 332 3 0.7 0.2- 2.5 111 38.7 30.2-47.9 98 32.4 24.8-40.9 76 17.4 13.0-22.8 44 10.9 7.3-15.9
$25,000- 34,999 323 4 0.4 0.1- 1.1 98 29.0 21.9-37.3 86 30.2 21.5-40.5 96 31.7 23.9-40.6 39 8.7 4.5-16.1
$35,000-49,999 505 2 0.1 0.0- 0.5 120 24.0 19.1-29.8 159 31.8 26.2-38.0 158 32.0 25.9-38.8 66 12.0 8.7-16.5
$50,000- 74,999 663 6 0.4 0.2- 1.1 178 28.2 23.6-33.3 197 30.4 25.7-35.5 220 33.3 28.2-38.8 62 7.7 5.6-10.5
$75,000+ 1,504 6 0.2 0.1- 0.6 310 23.6 20.4-27.1 444 29.4 26.0-33.0 598 38.9 35.3-42.6 146 7.9 6.2-10.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,031 22 1.3 0.8- 2.0 288 29.9 25.4-34.9 300 29.2 24.6-34.3 287 29.0 24.1-34.4 134 10.6 8.4-13.2
No 2,741 17 0.3 0.2- 0.5 668 25.9 23.4-28.5 802 30.5 27.8-33.3 977 35.5 32.7-38.4 277 7.8 6.5- 9.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 614 5 0.4 0.1- 1.1 125 21.8 17.3-27.1 163 29.6 24.1-35.7 218 35.9 30.4-41.9 103 12.3 9.5-15.8
Non-Veteran 3,294 34 0.5 0.4- 0.8 871 27.7 25.3-30.2 978 30.5 28.0-33.1 1,088 33.5 30.9-36.2 323 7.8 6.6- 9.1

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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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