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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-WHITES

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
-WHITES 3,850 3,063 73.7 71.3-75.9 296 9.7 8.3-11.5 159 5.4 4.2- 6.8 239 8.7 7.3-10.4 93 2.5 1.9- 3.3
GENDER
Male 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
Female 2,089 1,784 82.4 79.6-84.9 129 7.5 5.9- 9.3 73 4.0 2.6- 6.0 80 4.9 3.7- 6.6 23 1.2 0.7- 2.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 74 56 76.2 60.8-86.9 11 15.6 7.2-30.7 0 0.0 . - . 4 4.5 1.3-14.6 3 3.7 0.8-15.1
Non-Hispanic 3,775 3,006 73.6 71.2-75.9 285 9.6 8.1-11.3 159 5.5 4.4- 7.0 235 8.9 7.4-10.6 90 2.5 1.8- 3.3
AGE
18-24 96 54 56.8 43.2-69.5 18 16.5 8.7-29.1 7 10.7 4.4-23.8 15 14.2 7.7-24.7 2 1.7 0.4- 7.3
25-34 332 218 65.2 58.2-71.7 41 11.9 8.2-16.9 20 4.8 2.8- 8.4 41 15.0 10.2-21.4 12 3.1 1.4- 6.5
35-44 692 492 68.4 63.6-72.9 72 11.9 8.9-15.7 39 6.2 4.3- 8.8 64 9.9 7.2-13.5 25 3.5 2.1- 5.8
45-54 887 670 75.8 72.0-79.2 77 8.9 6.7-11.6 55 5.9 4.2- 8.2 65 7.5 5.5-10.0 20 2.0 1.2- 3.4
55-64 905 761 83.8 80.3-86.8 60 6.6 4.9- 8.9 24 3.7 1.9- 6.8 34 3.3 2.3- 4.8 26 2.6 1.7- 4.1
65+ 917 850 92.8 90.4-94.6 28 2.8 1.8- 4.2 13 1.6 0.8- 3.3 19 2.1 1.2- 3.6 7 0.7 0.3- 1.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 129 89 69.4 55.8-80.3 13 11.6 5.8-21.8 9 6.0 2.4-14.2 8 8.4 3.1-20.8 10 4.6 1.9-10.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 702 505 63.9 57.9-69.5 61 10.3 7.2-14.7 31 7.9 4.6-13.1 75 13.7 10.1-18.3 30 4.2 2.7- 6.4
Some Post-H.S. 995 778 70.3 64.8-75.3 79 10.0 6.8-14.6 45 5.4 3.3- 8.5 65 11.1 7.9-15.4 28 3.1 1.8- 5.4
College Graduate 2,022 1,689 79.8 77.1-82.3 143 9.2 7.5-11.2 74 4.3 3.2- 5.9 91 5.5 4.1- 7.3 25 1.2 0.7- 2.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 134 99 68.9 56.1-79.4 13 12.7 6.5-23.3 5 4.5 1.2-15.3 10 9.0 3.6-20.4 7 4.9 1.7-13.3
$15,000- 24,999 325 243 65.8 56.0-74.4 30 9.4 6.0-14.3 13 9.8 3.8-23.2 23 9.0 4.9-15.9 16 6.0 3.3-10.6
$25,000- 34,999 318 254 73.4 64.5-80.7 23 6.9 4.0-11.6 9 2.8 1.2- 6.2 20 12.9 7.3-21.7 12 4.1 2.0- 8.3
$35,000-49,999 499 395 73.3 66.8-78.9 30 8.0 4.8-13.0 19 5.5 3.0- 9.8 38 9.1 6.1-13.5 17 4.1 1.9- 8.5
$50,000- 74,999 655 519 76.3 71.1-80.9 57 10.0 7.1-13.7 30 4.1 2.7- 6.1 37 7.9 4.8-12.7 12 1.7 0.9- 3.3
$75,000+ 1,490 1,187 72.5 68.5-76.1 118 11.0 8.4-14.3 70 6.4 4.6- 9.0 93 8.3 6.3-11.0 22 1.7 1.0- 3.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,002 808 75.1 70.4-79.3 67 8.1 5.9-11.0 43 5.9 3.4- 9.9 53 7.9 5.7-11.0 31 3.0 1.9- 4.7
No 2,721 2,155 73.0 70.1-75.7 221 10.3 8.5-12.5 112 5.3 4.0- 6.9 177 9.1 7.4-11.3 56 2.3 1.6- 3.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 616 491 76.0 70.2-80.9 40 8.4 5.3-13.0 17 3.6 2.0- 6.4 47 9.3 6.1-14.0 21 2.8 1.6- 4.8
Non-Veteran 3,234 2,572 73.3 70.6-75.8 256 10.0 8.4-11.9 142 5.7 4.4- 7.3 192 8.6 7.1-10.5 72 2.4 1.8- 3.4

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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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