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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-MALES

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
-MALES 3,325 1,700 49.1 46.8-51.3 415 13.8 12.4-15.5 449 14.9 13.4-16.6 545 16.7 15.1-18.3 216 5.5 4.7- 6.5
RACE
White 2,340 1,120 47.3 44.7-49.9 283 13.1 11.4-15.0 328 15.0 13.2-16.9 428 18.4 16.5-20.4 181 6.3 5.2- 7.5
African American 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
Other Minorities 367 225 52.2 44.8-59.4 56 19.0 13.7-25.6 53 19.9 14.5-26.8 28 7.8 4.8-12.4 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 591 226 41.2 36.6-45.9 86 14.8 11.8-18.5 127 19.8 16.4-23.6 131 20.8 17.4-24.7 21 3.4 2.1- 5.4
35-44 492 203 41.4 36.3-46.7 94 20.7 16.7-25.4 85 18.2 14.2-22.9 92 16.9 13.5-21.0 18 2.8 1.6- 4.8
45-54 562 273 49.2 44.0-54.4 79 14.6 11.3-18.8 79 13.0 10.0-16.8 94 16.2 12.9-20.3 37 6.9 4.7-10.0
55-64 684 365 55.2 50.5-59.7 69 9.9 7.5-12.9 79 11.8 9.1-15.1 127 17.0 14.0-20.5 44 6.2 4.4- 8.7
65-74 588 362 61.1 55.9-66.1 57 9.1 6.6-12.2 47 8.6 6.2-11.8 68 10.3 7.8-13.5 54 10.9 7.7-15.3
75+ 386 258 71.1 65.0-76.4 26 5.5 3.5- 8.7 28 6.1 3.7-10.0 32 8.0 5.1-12.1 42 9.3 6.4-13.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 483 334 62.8 57.2-68.2 50 12.2 8.9-16.4 43 10.7 7.6-14.8 38 9.3 6.5-13.1 18 5.0 2.9- 8.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 949 570 55.7 51.6-59.7 111 12.8 10.3-15.8 109 14.0 11.3-17.3 106 12.9 10.4-15.9 53 4.6 3.3- 6.4
Some Post-H.S. 821 404 44.8 40.5-49.3 123 17.7 14.6-21.4 112 15.8 12.8-19.3 136 17.0 13.9-20.6 46 4.6 3.2- 6.5
College Graduate 1,068 389 35.0 31.5-38.7 131 11.8 9.5-14.5 185 18.3 15.6-21.3 264 26.6 23.4-30.0 99 8.3 6.6-10.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 347 222 58.6 51.7-65.1 39 14.4 10.1-20.2 34 10.5 7.0-15.3 36 12.0 8.2-17.2 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 570 360 57.9 52.7-63.0 54 11.0 8.1-14.8 55 12.4 9.2-16.5 66 12.4 9.3-16.3 35 6.3 4.1- 9.3
$25,000- 34,999 307 153 50.3 43.3-57.3 40 13.4 9.4-18.8 46 16.3 11.9-22.0 47 14.8 10.5-20.4 21 5.2 2.9- 9.0
$35,000- 49,999 396 202 48.5 42.3-54.7 55 14.3 10.6-19.0 51 13.7 10.1-18.4 57 17.7 13.4-23.2 31 5.8 3.5- 9.4
$50,000- 74,999 384 183 47.7 41.2-54.2 48 11.7 8.2-16.5 54 16.6 12.1-22.4 74 18.6 14.2-23.9 25 5.4 3.2- 9.0
$75,000+ 768 238 30.7 26.6-35.2 111 16.0 12.8-19.7 147 20.7 17.3-24.6 208 25.3 21.8-29.2 64 7.4 5.5- 9.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 906 578 61.0 56.7-65.1 101 12.5 9.8-15.7 74 10.8 8.3-14.0 101 11.4 9.1-14.3 52 4.3 3.0- 6.1
No 2,402 1,110 45.4 42.8-48.0 311 14.3 12.5-16.2 375 16.2 14.4-18.2 442 18.2 16.3-20.2 164 5.9 4.9- 7.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 995 532 51.6 47.6-55.6 114 12.7 10.2-15.8 119 13.1 10.6-16.2 138 14.6 11.9-17.6 92 8.0 6.2-10.3
Non-Veteran 2,327 1,167 48.3 45.7-50.9 300 14.2 12.4-16.1 330 15.5 13.7-17.5 406 17.3 15.4-19.3 124 4.8 3.8- 5.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,655 958 55.3 52.1-58.5 201 12.7 10.7-15.0 197 12.9 10.8-15.2 202 13.5 11.4-15.9 97 5.6 4.3- 7.2
No 1,670 742 42.7 39.6-45.8 214 15.0 12.9-17.4 252 17.0 14.8-19.4 343 19.9 17.6-22.3 119 5.5 4.4- 6.9

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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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