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2011 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 4,549 3,517 68.0 65.7-70.2 394 11.5 10.1-13.1 212 6.4 5.3- 7.8 282 8.9 7.6-10.4 144 5.1 4.1- 6.5
-WHITES 3,719 2,892 67.8 65.2-70.2 306 11.4 9.8-13.3 172 6.5 5.2- 8.1 229 9.0 7.5-10.7 120 5.3 4.1- 6.8
GENDER
Male 1,674 1,181 61.6 57.8-65.2 164 12.5 10.3-15.2 93 6.2 4.6- 8.3 145 12.1 9.7-15.0 91 7.6 5.6-10.1
Female 2,045 1,711 74.9 71.4-78.1 142 10.2 8.1-12.8 79 6.8 4.9- 9.4 84 5.4 4.1- 7.1 29 2.7 1.5- 4.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 69 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 3,649 2,837 67.8 65.2-70.3 303 11.7 10.0-13.6 171 6.6 5.3- 8.2 221 8.7 7.3-10.4 117 5.3 4.0- 6.8
AGE
18-34 502 275 50.5 44.9-56.1 86 16.8 13.2-21.1 46 10.7 7.6-15.0 62 12.8 9.6-16.9 33 9.2 6.1-13.5
35-44 586 408 66.9 61.2-72.2 69 12.5 8.9-17.3 32 5.9 3.8- 9.1 51 9.1 6.2-13.2 26 5.5 3.3- 9.1
45-54 796 602 72.6 67.4-77.3 66 10.0 7.0-14.1 41 5.1 3.2- 8.0 54 8.7 5.8-12.9 33 3.5 2.3- 5.5
55-64 857 706 78.8 74.4-82.6 55 7.8 5.6-10.8 37 4.1 2.7- 6.0 38 6.5 4.2-10.1 21 2.9 1.6- 5.1
65-74 608 552 90.6 86.7-93.5 20 3.2 1.7- 5.9 13 1.8 1.0- 3.4 16 2.8 1.5- 5.2 *** *** ***
75+ 346 327 91.9 86.0-95.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 159 *** *** *** 12 8.2 3.2-19.4 11 6.7 3.1-13.8 14 12.1 6.2-22.2 12 11.2 5.5-21.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 699 491 60.1 54.0-65.8 67 12.0 8.7-16.3 45 10.0 6.6-14.7 56 11.2 7.7-16.1 40 6.7 4.2-10.5
Some Post-H.S. 935 740 70.1 65.1-74.7 67 10.8 7.9-14.6 37 5.0 2.9- 8.3 59 8.4 6.1-11.6 32 5.7 3.5- 9.2
College Graduate 1,922 1,547 71.3 68.1-74.4 160 12.4 10.3-14.9 79 5.8 4.4- 7.6 100 7.6 5.9- 9.8 36 2.9 1.8- 4.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 185 *** *** *** 21 17.6 10.1-28.9 13 7.0 3.1-15.3 16 16.7 9.1-28.5 15 10.4 5.2-19.7
$15,000- 24,999 362 273 67.8 59.5-75.1 30 10.3 6.2-16.7 17 6.6 3.4-12.4 22 8.5 4.6-15.1 20 6.8 3.6-12.4
$25,000- 34,999 311 250 74.4 65.6-81.6 19 5.3 2.9- 9.4 12 3.9 1.6- 9.0 19 11.1 6.0-19.6 11 5.3 2.3-11.8
$35,000- 49,999 488 384 67.3 60.3-73.6 37 11.0 7.5-15.8 20 6.7 3.8-11.4 27 8.4 4.9-14.1 20 6.6 3.8-11.3
$50,000- 74,999 595 482 74.4 68.2-79.7 39 9.2 5.9-14.2 26 6.3 3.7-10.5 35 8.1 5.2-12.4 13 2.0 0.9- 4.5
$75,000+ 1,316 990 67.3 63.1-71.3 138 13.7 10.9-17.2 70 6.1 4.6- 8.2 86 8.3 6.2-11.0 32 4.5 2.7- 7.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 862 694 68.7 62.6-74.2 61 10.5 7.2-15.1 32 7.6 4.2-13.2 42 6.6 4.3-10.1 33 6.7 4.2-10.5
No 2,846 2,191 67.6 64.7-70.3 244 11.7 9.9-13.7 138 6.2 5.0- 7.8 186 9.6 7.9-11.6 87 4.9 3.6- 6.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 591 479 75.3 69.1-80.6 33 8.7 5.5-13.4 27 4.4 2.8- 6.9 31 6.4 4.0-10.1 21 5.3 2.5-10.8
Non-Veteran 3,127 2,413 66.7 63.9-69.4 273 11.9 10.1-13.9 145 6.8 5.4- 8.6 197 9.4 7.8-11.3 99 5.3 4.0- 6.9

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported drinking at least one drink in the last month.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^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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