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2012 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 such as beer, wine, a malt beverage or liquor?

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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 11,479 6,712 54.3 53.1-55.5 1,294 12.7 11.9-13.5 1,490 15.0 14.1-15.9 1,476 14.1 13.3-14.9 507 4.0 3.6- 4.4
-WHITES 8,123 4,475 51.4 50.0-52.8 903 12.4 11.5-13.4 1,086 15.4 14.4-16.5 1,217 16.0 15.0-17.1 442 4.8 4.3- 5.3
GENDER
Male 3,211 1,489 44.5 42.3-46.7 365 12.3 10.8-13.9 506 17.6 16.0-19.4 607 19.3 17.7-21.1 244 6.2 5.4- 7.2
Female 4,912 2,986 57.8 56.0-59.6 538 12.5 11.3-13.8 580 13.3 12.1-14.7 610 12.9 11.7-14.2 198 3.4 2.9- 4.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 165 95 53.8 43.7-63.6 23 13.3 8.5-20.2 23 17.0 9.7-28.2 18 10.8 6.3-17.8 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 7,945 4,370 51.4 49.9-52.8 880 12.4 11.4-13.4 1,062 15.4 14.3-16.5 1,198 16.1 15.1-17.2 435 4.8 4.2- 5.3
AGE
18-34 1,131 469 43.2 39.8-46.7 180 15.2 12.9-17.8 240 21.1 18.4-24.1 217 17.9 15.5-20.5 25 2.6 1.7- 3.9
35-44 1,016 431 41.2 37.7-44.7 165 16.9 14.3-19.9 188 18.9 16.3-21.9 199 19.7 17.0-22.7 33 3.3 2.3- 4.7
45-54 1,362 669 49.6 46.3-52.8 179 12.8 10.8-15.1 213 16.0 13.7-18.5 227 16.5 14.2-19.0 74 5.2 4.0- 6.6
55-64 1,669 912 54.9 52.0-57.8 178 10.2 8.6-12.0 211 12.2 10.5-14.2 263 16.0 14.0-18.3 105 6.6 5.3- 8.3
65-74 1,631 1,016 62.6 59.8-65.4 120 6.9 5.6- 8.4 152 8.9 7.4-10.6 219 14.1 12.2-16.3 124 7.5 6.1- 9.2
75+ 1,262 945 74.3 71.1-77.3 75 7.3 5.5- 9.7 76 6.9 5.2- 9.1 88 5.9 4.7- 7.5 78 5.5 4.3- 7.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 759 623 75.5 71.0-79.4 38 6.6 4.4- 9.9 38 7.3 5.2-10.3 37 6.6 4.6- 9.4 23 3.9 2.5- 6.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,293 1,592 63.3 60.6-65.9 220 11.9 10.2-14.0 209 10.8 9.3-12.5 193 10.3 8.7-12.1 79 3.7 2.8- 4.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,238 1,197 48.1 45.5-50.7 277 13.6 11.9-15.5 318 18.2 16.0-20.6 315 15.1 13.3-17.0 131 5.1 4.2- 6.2
College Graduate 2,815 1,048 33.1 31.0-35.2 367 14.0 12.5-15.8 520 20.2 18.3-22.1 671 26.9 24.8-29.1 209 5.8 5.0- 6.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 781 579 66.3 61.8-70.6 58 8.6 6.3-11.6 70 13.2 10.2-16.9 63 10.6 8.0-14.0 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 1,186 837 63.9 60.2-67.6 98 9.9 7.8-12.5 106 12.2 9.7-15.1 107 10.2 8.1-12.8 38 3.7 2.5- 5.7
$25,000- 34,999 836 504 58.1 53.7-62.3 93 12.0 9.5-15.1 101 13.5 10.8-16.6 91 11.9 9.3-15.2 47 4.5 3.1- 6.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,046 547 50.2 46.4-54.0 135 13.8 11.2-16.8 148 14.2 11.9-17.0 150 15.9 13.2-19.0 66 5.9 4.5- 7.7
$50,000- 74,999 1,060 476 42.4 38.7-46.1 145 15.1 12.6-18.1 172 19.4 16.3-23.0 197 18.3 15.5-21.4 70 4.8 3.6- 6.5
$75,000+ 1,830 597 32.2 29.5-35.0 240 13.3 11.5-15.4 354 21.0 18.5-23.7 486 26.7 24.3-29.4 153 6.8 5.6- 8.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,242 1,528 65.4 62.8-67.9 212 10.3 8.8-12.0 201 10.6 9.0-12.5 203 9.5 8.1-11.2 98 4.1 3.2- 5.3
No 5,843 2,920 47.1 45.5-48.8 689 13.1 11.9-14.3 882 16.9 15.6-18.2 1,010 18.0 16.7-19.2 342 5.0 4.4- 5.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,146 567 45.8 42.3-49.2 133 13.7 11.4-16.5 160 15.9 13.4-18.8 178 16.7 14.2-19.6 108 7.9 6.3- 9.8
Non-Veteran 6,976 3,907 52.3 50.8-53.8 770 12.2 11.2-13.3 926 15.3 14.2-16.5 1,039 15.9 14.8-17.0 334 4.3 3.8- 4.9

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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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