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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-WHITES

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
-WHITES 3,847 1,947 42.8 40.3-45.2 1,176 32.6 30.3-34.9 369 10.2 8.8-11.9 142 5.1 4.0- 6.5 213 9.4 7.6-11.6
GENDER
Male 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
Female 2,091 1,290 56.8 53.4-60.2 578 28.8 26.0-31.7 127 7.5 5.3-10.4 43 3.0 2.0- 4.3 53 3.9 2.4- 6.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 73 36 42.3 27.8-58.3 20 32.4 18.6-50.1 7 8.0 3.2-18.5 2 5.2 0.8-27.3 8 12.2 5.3-25.5
Non-Hispanic 3,772 1,909 42.8 40.3-45.2 1,156 32.6 30.3-35.0 362 10.3 8.8-12.0 140 5.1 4.0- 6.5 205 9.3 7.4-11.5
AGE
18-24 98 29 29.8 19.0-43.3 26 19.4 11.1-31.7 10 10.6 4.2-24.2 9 8.8 3.6-19.9 24 31.4 19.7-46.1
25-34 335 122 32.3 26.3-38.9 118 38.2 31.5-45.4 42 11.0 7.6-15.6 23 6.8 4.0-11.2 30 11.8 7.6-17.9
35-44 695 252 33.4 29.0-38.1 263 38.4 33.7-43.2 85 12.0 9.3-15.4 40 7.5 5.1-11.0 55 8.7 6.2-12.0
45-54 886 430 47.4 43.3-51.7 259 30.9 27.2-35.0 108 12.0 9.5-15.1 38 3.7 2.5- 5.2 51 5.9 4.2- 8.3
55-64 901 492 53.4 49.0-57.7 277 33.0 29.0-37.2 70 7.0 5.0- 9.6 21 2.1 1.3- 3.5 41 4.5 3.0- 6.7
65+ 913 610 65.6 61.5-69.5 227 26.2 22.6-30.2 53 6.2 4.5- 8.5 11 1.0 0.5- 2.0 12 1.0 0.5- 2.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 132 43 29.8 16.9-47.0 36 27.4 16.1-42.5 24 16.6 9.7-27.1 8 3.5 1.5- 7.7 21 22.7 12.6-37.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 702 324 36.9 31.4-42.7 179 25.4 20.7-30.7 81 11.6 8.6-15.6 40 8.1 4.8-13.5 78 18.0 12.5-25.2
Some Post-H.S. 992 483 38.3 33.6-43.3 296 31.8 27.0-37.0 113 13.1 9.5-17.8 40 5.5 3.7- 8.2 60 11.3 7.7-16.2
College Graduate 2,019 1,096 48.9 45.8-52.0 664 36.4 33.5-39.5 151 7.5 6.1- 9.1 54 3.7 2.6- 5.4 54 3.5 2.4- 5.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 139 64 38.8 28.1-50.7 34 27.0 17.2-39.8 20 16.9 8.9-29.6 8 8.0 3.3-18.3 13 9.2 4.2-19.0
$15,000- 24,999 323 148 34.4 27.3-42.2 78 23.8 17.6-31.2 43 11.3 7.8-16.1 16 6.2 3.3-11.4 38 24.4 15.9-35.5
$25,000- 34,999 320 169 46.1 37.1-55.4 85 22.7 16.6-30.3 23 8.4 4.9-13.9 20 10.7 4.5-23.3 23 12.1 6.7-20.9
$35,000-49,999 501 250 44.7 38.4-51.1 132 27.5 22.0-33.9 64 14.1 10.0-19.5 20 5.8 3.2-10.4 35 7.9 5.1-12.0
$50,000- 74,999 656 331 44.6 39.3-50.0 218 32.8 28.0-38.0 51 9.4 6.6-13.3 28 7.0 4.0-11.7 28 6.2 3.6-10.2
$75,000+ 1,490 722 40.8 37.2-44.4 532 40.2 36.5-44.1 137 8.8 7.1-11.0 43 3.5 2.4- 5.2 56 6.6 4.6- 9.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,005 522 42.1 37.1-47.3 271 28.7 24.4-33.4 112 11.2 8.6-14.4 41 4.8 3.1- 7.3 59 13.2 8.6-19.9
No 2,710 1,362 43.0 40.2-45.8 862 33.7 31.0-36.5 246 9.9 8.1-11.9 96 5.1 3.8- 7.0 144 8.3 6.5-10.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 606 266 36.9 31.6-42.6 189 34.8 29.1-41.1 81 13.3 10.1-17.4 25 6.0 3.4-10.3 45 8.9 5.8-13.4
Non-Veteran 3,241 1,681 43.7 41.1-46.4 987 32.2 29.7-34.8 288 9.7 8.1-11.6 117 4.9 3.7- 6.5 168 9.4 7.4-11.9

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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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