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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 5,202 3,441 61.8 59.9-63.6 634 14.4 13.1-15.7 490 11.1 9.9-12.4 489 10.2 9.2-11.4 148 2.5 2.0- 3.2
RACE
White 3,621 2,241 58.7 56.5-60.9 450 14.1 12.7-15.7 370 11.8 10.4-13.4 428 12.5 11.1-14.0 132 2.8 2.3- 3.5
African American 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 *** *** ***
Other Minorities 457 373 77.0 70.1-82.7 45 11.8 7.9-17.1 22 5.5 3.1- 9.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 733 375 55.0 50.6-59.2 143 17.9 15.0-21.2 109 14.6 11.9-17.9 100 11.4 9.1-14.0 *** *** ***
35-44 636 370 57.6 52.7-62.4 115 16.3 13.1-20.0 73 12.0 9.1-15.6 69 12.7 9.6-16.5 *** *** ***
45-54 863 518 57.9 53.5-62.3 146 17.5 14.3-21.2 79 9.5 7.2-12.4 105 12.9 10.2-16.2 *** *** ***
55-64 1,056 703 63.1 59.1-66.9 109 12.2 9.8-15.0 113 12.4 9.9-15.3 98 9.0 7.1-11.4 33 3.4 2.1- 5.6
65-74 999 717 69.6 65.5-73.4 85 9.7 7.2-12.8 73 7.5 5.6- 9.8 82 7.8 5.8-10.2 42 5.6 3.8- 8.1
75+ 859 712 83.5 80.1-86.5 32 4.6 2.9- 7.2 39 4.6 3.1- 6.6 35 3.4 2.3- 5.1 41 3.9 2.7- 5.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 643 582 87.7 83.5-90.9 31 6.5 4.3- 9.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,444 1,139 71.1 67.6-74.3 120 11.7 9.5-14.3 105 9.1 7.2-11.5 61 6.4 4.7- 8.7 19 1.7 1.0- 3.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,503 965 57.6 54.1-61.0 212 17.1 14.6-19.9 155 13.7 11.4-16.5 122 9.1 7.3-11.2 49 2.5 1.6- 3.9
College Graduate 1,608 752 43.3 40.1-46.6 271 17.8 15.5-20.3 215 14.5 12.3-16.9 295 20.4 17.9-23.2 75 4.1 3.1- 5.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 708 589 76.3 71.3-80.8 52 10.2 7.4-14.0 37 7.8 5.2-11.5 25 5.5 3.3- 8.9 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 933 713 72.3 68.1-76.1 101 13.8 11.0-17.2 60 8.0 5.8-10.9 44 4.6 3.2- 6.7 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 515 349 60.7 54.5-66.6 65 17.8 13.4-23.3 55 11.8 8.5-16.2 29 6.5 4.1- 9.9 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 598 361 57.3 51.8-62.6 95 16.0 12.4-20.2 77 16.2 12.5-20.8 51 8.7 6.0-12.4 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 526 284 57.0 51.3-62.5 77 14.4 11.0-18.6 72 13.0 9.7-17.0 75 13.3 10.2-17.3 18 2.3 1.3- 4.1
$75,000+ 827 318 38.6 34.2-43.1 146 17.2 14.2-20.8 112 15.1 12.0-18.9 197 24.1 20.4-28.2 54 5.0 3.4- 7.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,558 1,194 72.0 68.5-75.2 152 12.6 10.3-15.2 95 6.9 5.3- 9.0 78 5.7 4.1- 7.9 39 2.8 1.7- 4.7
No 3,619 2,230 58.4 56.2-60.6 476 14.9 13.4-16.5 393 12.5 11.1-14.1 411 11.8 10.5-13.2 109 2.4 1.9- 3.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 119 *** *** *** 28 23.4 14.9-34.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 5,083 3,379 62.1 60.2-63.9 606 14.1 12.9-15.5 476 10.9 9.8-12.2 476 10.3 9.2-11.5 146 2.5 2.0- 3.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,739 1,978 67.5 64.9-69.9 303 13.7 12.0-15.6 213 9.5 8.1-11.2 178 7.1 5.9- 8.5 67 2.2 1.6- 3.0
No 2,463 1,463 55.8 53.1-58.6 331 15.0 13.2-17.1 277 12.7 11.0-14.7 311 13.5 11.8-15.5 81 2.8 2.0- 4.0

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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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