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2012 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 4,639 3,551 70.9 69.1-72.6 368 9.6 8.5-10.9 243 6.2 5.4- 7.2 317 8.9 7.9-10.1 160 4.4 3.6- 5.2
-WHITES 3,571 2,768 71.7 69.7-73.6 281 9.8 8.5-11.3 175 5.8 4.9- 6.9 221 8.1 7.0- 9.4 126 4.6 3.7- 5.6
GENDER
Male 1,675 1,186 66.0 63.1-68.8 146 10.5 8.7-12.6 101 6.3 5.1- 7.9 143 10.5 8.8-12.6 99 6.6 5.3- 8.3
Female 1,896 1,582 78.5 75.7-81.1 135 9.0 7.1-11.2 74 5.2 3.9- 6.7 78 5.3 4.1- 6.8 27 2.1 1.3- 3.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 67 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 3,502 2,721 71.8 69.8-73.8 276 9.9 8.5-11.4 174 5.9 5.0- 7.0 211 8.0 6.9- 9.3 120 4.4 3.6- 5.4
AGE
18-34 648 364 54.6 50.0-59.1 101 16.0 12.9-19.7 66 9.3 7.1-12.1 75 12.8 10.1-16.0 42 7.3 5.3-10.0
35-44 578 406 68.6 63.8-73.0 63 11.8 8.7-15.8 34 5.7 3.9- 8.4 49 8.6 6.3-11.5 26 5.3 3.4- 8.1
45-54 677 536 77.6 73.5-81.2 49 7.4 5.3-10.4 27 4.3 2.9- 6.6 39 7.0 4.9- 9.9 26 3.6 2.3- 5.6
55-64 738 618 83.7 80.3-86.6 37 4.4 3.0- 6.5 31 4.4 2.9- 6.5 35 5.3 3.6- 7.7 17 2.2 1.3- 3.7
65-74 606 535 86.9 82.9-90.0 27 4.6 2.7- 7.6 14 2.8 1.5- 4.9 17 3.4 2.0- 5.8 *** *** ***
75+ 307 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 122 *** *** *** 14 17.0 9.4-28.9 *** *** *** 17 14.7 8.9-23.5 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 682 512 68.9 64.3-73.2 54 10.1 7.4-13.5 32 5.7 3.8- 8.3 46 8.3 6.0-11.4 38 7.0 4.9-10.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,020 778 71.0 67.2-74.5 72 9.2 6.9-12.1 62 7.3 5.6- 9.6 68 7.8 6.0-10.1 40 4.7 3.3- 6.6
College Graduate 1,744 1,402 76.5 73.8-78.9 141 9.3 7.7-11.2 74 4.6 3.5- 6.0 90 7.4 5.9- 9.4 37 2.2 1.5- 3.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 198 116 49.1 40.8-57.5 22 13.3 8.5-20.4 23 12.6 8.0-19.3 22 16.5 10.5-24.8 15 8.4 4.8-14.6
$15,000- 24,999 338 233 57.3 50.3-64.0 32 12.8 8.5-18.8 16 6.6 3.7-11.6 34 13.6 9.5-19.1 23 9.7 6.0-15.3
$25,000- 34,999 326 239 65.9 59.1-72.2 27 9.0 5.8-13.6 22 8.8 5.6-13.6 24 10.1 6.4-15.5 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 488 382 69.6 63.7-74.9 39 12.4 8.5-17.9 21 4.7 2.9- 7.6 31 9.0 6.1-13.0 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 572 452 75.2 69.9-79.8 50 10.3 7.0-15.1 21 3.9 2.4- 6.5 28 6.8 4.4-10.2 21 3.8 2.3- 6.2
$75,000+ 1,219 988 78.6 75.5-81.4 85 8.1 6.4-10.3 58 5.0 3.7- 6.8 63 5.7 4.3- 7.5 25 2.6 1.7- 4.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 693 556 75.7 71.3-79.6 40 6.5 4.5- 9.2 34 6.0 4.1- 8.6 34 7.0 4.8-10.1 29 4.9 3.1- 7.6
No 2,868 2,206 70.9 68.7-73.1 240 10.5 9.0-12.2 141 5.8 4.8- 7.0 185 8.3 7.1- 9.8 96 4.5 3.6- 5.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 567 455 76.5 71.9-80.5 33 7.5 5.2-10.8 23 4.7 3.0- 7.2 31 6.6 4.5- 9.7 25 4.7 2.9- 7.5
Non-Veteran 3,004 2,313 70.8 68.6-73.0 248 10.2 8.7-11.9 152 6.0 5.0- 7.2 190 8.4 7.2- 9.8 101 4.5 3.6- 5.7

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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 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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