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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-FEMALES

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 3,333 2,531 70.3 68.2-72.3 284 10.7 9.4-12.2 179 6.1 5.1- 7.3 230 8.8 7.5-10.2 109 4.1 3.3- 5.2
-FEMALES 1,748 1,428 77.4 74.6-80.0 129 8.8 7.2-10.8 73 4.6 3.4- 6.1 90 6.8 5.3- 8.7 28 2.4 1.6- 3.8
RACE
White 1,371 1,137 79.0 76.0-81.8 98 8.5 6.8-10.7 48 4.0 2.9- 5.6 67 6.0 4.5- 7.9 21 2.4 1.5- 3.9
African American 273 216 77.0 69.8-82.8 23 8.2 5.1-13.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 353 231 63.7 57.6-69.3 46 13.4 9.8-17.9 25 6.4 4.0-10.0 40 12.7 9.0-17.5 *** *** ***
35-44 265 210 80.3 74.1-85.4 21 8.3 5.2-13.1 16 5.1 2.8- 8.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 342 283 82.8 77.2-87.2 26 7.2 4.6-11.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 351 296 83.5 77.7-88.0 21 6.9 3.8-12.2 *** *** *** 17 4.8 2.7- 8.4 *** *** ***
65-74 280 256 91.0 84.6-94.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 147 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 299 237 73.7 66.7-79.7 20 7.9 4.9-12.6 *** *** *** 19 9.0 5.4-14.7 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 535 432 79.7 75.0-83.7 41 8.3 5.8-11.7 22 3.1 1.8- 5.4 28 7.1 4.5-10.8 *** *** ***
College Graduate 853 714 78.2 74.1-81.8 61 9.5 7.0-12.8 31 5.2 3.5- 7.6 40 5.3 3.7- 7.6 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 118 87 71.7 60.7-80.6 13 11.0 6.1-19.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 219 174 76.0 67.5-82.8 18 10.1 6.1-16.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 165 128 71.3 61.0-79.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 236 194 81.3 73.7-87.0 19 7.8 4.4-13.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 241 199 79.1 71.7-84.9 16 7.7 4.4-12.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 508 419 77.1 71.6-81.9 37 9.3 6.3-13.6 21 5.4 3.2- 8.8 25 6.4 3.9-10.3 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 362 314 84.3 77.7-89.3 21 7.2 4.1-12.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,378 1,106 75.8 72.7-78.7 108 9.2 7.4-11.4 64 5.0 3.7- 6.7 78 7.6 5.9- 9.9 22 2.4 1.5- 3.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,691 1,379 77.1 74.2-79.7 125 9.0 7.3-11.0 72 4.7 3.5- 6.3 87 6.7 5.2- 8.7 28 2.5 1.6- 3.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 758 637 81.0 77.0-84.4 46 7.4 5.3-10.2 28 3.4 2.1- 5.4 38 6.3 4.3- 9.1 *** *** ***
No 990 791 74.6 70.7-78.2 83 9.9 7.6-12.8 45 5.5 3.9- 7.8 52 7.1 5.1- 9.9 19 2.8 1.6- 4.7

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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 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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