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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-African Americans

One drink is equivalent to a 12 ounce beer, a 5 ounce glass of wine, or a drink with one shot of liquor.
During the past 30 days, on the days when you drank, about how many drinks did you drink on the average?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Only one Two Three Four Five or more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,319 1,561 40.8 38.7-43.0 1,005 31.2 29.2-33.3 360 12.5 11.1-14.0 126 4.7 3.7- 5.8 267 10.9 9.5-12.4
-African Americans 496 216 40.9 35.4-46.5 159 31.7 26.8-37.1 63 14.3 10.8-18.7 26 5.1 3.2- 7.9 32 8.1 5.5-11.8
GENDER
Male 224 71 34.1 26.6-42.5 77 30.9 24.0-38.7 43 20.4 14.6-27.6 *** *** *** 21 9.8 6.1-15.5
Female 272 145 48.2 40.6-55.8 82 32.6 26.0-40.1 20 7.7 4.6-12.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 12 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 482 213 41.6 36.1-47.4 154 31.6 26.6-37.0 60 14.1 10.5-18.6 25 5.1 3.2- 8.0 30 7.6 5.1-11.3
AGE
18-34 146 58 38.9 30.1-48.4 44 29.3 21.8-38.2 20 16.2 10.3-24.5 *** *** *** 15 10.4 6.0-17.5
35-44 91 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 102 *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 18.1 10.5-29.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 92 *** *** *** *** *** *** 11 15.7 8.5-27.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 45 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 18 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 138 45 34.7 25.4-45.2 47 31.0 22.7-40.6 24 18.9 12.1-28.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 165 72 40.4 31.4-50.1 54 35.7 27.2-45.1 20 13.1 7.9-21.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 141 85 59.3 49.2-68.5 39 25.5 18.1-34.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 80 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 100 *** *** *** 26 27.7 18.8-38.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 68 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 105 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 16.3 9.1-27.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 390 169 41.6 35.5-48.0 126 31.2 25.9-37.1 47 13.9 10.1-18.9 23 5.4 3.3- 8.8 25 7.8 5.1-11.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 76 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 420 185 41.0 35.1-47.1 134 31.4 26.2-37.2 49 13.6 9.9-18.3 23 5.1 3.1- 8.1 29 9.0 6.0-13.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 167 83 45.7 35.9-55.8 44 28.2 20.2-37.8 28 18.6 12.1-27.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 329 133 38.4 32.0-45.3 115 33.5 27.5-40.1 35 12.1 8.3-17.4 20 6.0 3.5-10.1 26 9.9 6.6-14.8

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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 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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