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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-African Americans

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 8,527 5,141 55.7 54.2-57.1 1,049 14.1 13.1-15.2 939 12.9 12.0-14.0 1,034 13.3 12.4-14.3 364 4.0 3.5- 4.5
-African Americans 1,623 1,112 60.7 57.3-63.9 203 15.4 13.1-18.0 149 11.1 9.1-13.4 121 9.7 7.8-11.9 38 3.2 2.1- 4.8
GENDER
Male 568 333 54.6 49.3-59.7 69 14.0 10.8-18.1 59 11.7 8.6-15.7 79 14.6 11.3-18.7 28 5.1 3.2- 8.1
Female 1,055 779 65.8 61.5-69.9 134 16.6 13.6-20.1 90 10.6 8.2-13.5 42 5.5 3.7- 8.0 *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 17 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,601 1,104 61.0 57.6-64.3 195 15.1 12.8-17.7 145 11.0 9.0-13.3 119 9.7 7.8-12.0 38 3.2 2.1- 4.9
AGE
18-34 290 139 49.1 42.2-56.1 62 20.5 15.7-26.2 43 14.5 10.4-19.9 40 13.4 9.5-18.7 *** *** ***
35-44 230 136 58.1 50.0-65.7 35 14.8 10.2-21.1 31 14.0 9.5-20.1 22 10.9 6.6-17.3 *** *** ***
45-54 304 197 57.4 49.9-64.6 47 17.2 12.1-24.0 28 11.0 6.9-17.1 21 9.4 5.8-14.9 *** *** ***
55-64 355 262 70.0 63.3-75.9 35 11.9 8.3-17.0 29 8.6 5.6-12.9 24 6.7 4.1-10.7 *** *** ***
65-74 268 223 80.0 69.9-87.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 158 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 249 194 68.4 59.5-76.1 16 8.1 4.6-14.0 *** *** *** 17 11.2 6.6-18.2 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 525 381 64.9 59.2-70.2 52 12.1 8.9-16.2 47 11.9 8.5-16.5 32 8.0 5.4-11.7 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 470 300 53.9 47.6-60.0 75 22.0 17.2-27.7 46 12.3 8.8-17.0 40 9.9 6.7-14.5 *** *** ***
College Graduate 379 237 57.6 51.2-63.8 60 16.5 12.4-21.5 43 12.9 9.2-17.8 32 10.7 7.1-16.0 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 327 244 62.4 54.6-69.6 30 14.2 9.5-20.8 26 10.8 6.8-16.7 21 10.0 6.1-15.9 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 364 261 66.0 59.4-72.0 41 13.5 9.6-18.6 28 7.9 5.2-12.0 26 9.6 6.0-14.9 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 196 131 58.1 48.5-67.1 24 15.8 9.8-24.6 23 14.5 9.2-22.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 184 115 59.5 49.8-68.6 27 14.3 9.1-21.8 23 14.1 9.0-21.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 118 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 157 78 43.0 33.1-53.6 31 22.3 14.7-32.4 21 13.1 7.5-21.7 19 14.8 8.5-24.5 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 492 383 72.0 65.7-77.4 52 11.6 8.4-15.9 23 6.6 3.9-10.9 23 6.6 3.8-11.0 *** *** ***
No 1,124 723 57.0 53.0-60.9 150 16.6 13.8-19.8 126 12.6 10.2-15.5 98 10.7 8.5-13.5 27 3.1 1.9- 5.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 193 116 59.1 50.2-67.5 25 12.8 8.0-19.7 21 13.4 8.0-21.6 21 11.2 6.6-18.2 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,430 996 60.9 57.2-64.4 178 15.8 13.3-18.7 128 10.8 8.7-13.2 100 9.4 7.4-11.9 28 3.1 1.9- 5.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 775 606 72.9 68.1-77.2 68 10.1 7.5-13.4 55 8.4 5.9-11.8 35 6.1 4.0- 9.3 *** *** ***
No 848 506 49.5 45.0-54.1 135 20.3 16.8-24.3 94 13.5 10.7-17.0 86 12.9 10.1-16.3 27 3.8 2.3- 6.1

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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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