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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-MALES

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
-MALES 1,585 1,103 64.4 61.3-67.4 155 12.3 10.4-14.6 106 7.3 5.8- 9.1 140 10.4 8.5-12.7 81 5.5 4.2- 7.2
RACE
White 1,204 852 63.6 60.0-67.0 110 12.6 10.3-15.3 74 6.9 5.3- 9.0 102 10.6 8.4-13.3 66 6.3 4.7- 8.4
African American 218 155 69.7 61.6-76.7 23 11.2 6.8-17.7 *** *** *** 20 10.5 6.4-16.7 *** *** ***
Other Minorities 137 *** *** *** 20 12.6 7.2-21.1 18 14.2 7.9-24.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 357 168 47.4 41.6-53.3 70 18.8 14.7-23.8 39 10.7 7.7-14.8 53 15.8 11.7-21.1 27 7.2 4.8-10.7
35-44 285 189 67.1 60.3-73.3 33 12.6 8.6-18.2 24 7.6 4.7-12.0 26 8.3 5.4-12.6 *** *** ***
45-54 275 196 69.4 62.1-75.7 18 8.1 4.8-13.4 18 6.7 3.9-11.3 28 8.9 5.6-13.9 15 7.0 3.9-12.2
55-64 312 250 79.9 73.9-84.7 16 6.1 3.6-10.3 *** *** *** 22 8.4 5.3-13.1 *** *** ***
65-74 221 182 84.6 78.2-89.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 126 110 84.6 73.9-91.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 138 65 51.7 41.8-61.4 24 15.7 9.9-23.8 *** *** *** 21 14.1 8.9-21.7 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 368 236 61.6 55.3-67.5 41 13.9 10.0-19.1 21 6.1 3.7- 9.9 39 12.0 8.3-17.0 31 6.4 4.2- 9.6
Some Post-H.S. 407 271 63.1 57.0-68.8 40 11.3 8.0-15.9 29 7.4 4.9-10.9 44 11.8 8.1-17.1 23 6.3 3.9-10.2
College Graduate 671 531 73.5 69.0-77.6 49 10.3 7.6-13.9 39 7.1 4.9-10.1 36 6.1 4.2- 8.7 16 3.0 1.6- 5.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 120 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 18 17.1 10.2-27.2 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 199 113 55.7 47.2-63.8 28 15.7 10.4-23.2 18 9.5 5.5-15.8 21 11.3 7.2-17.4 19 7.8 4.5-13.1
$25,000- 34,999 151 91 53.1 43.4-62.6 20 17.1 10.8-25.9 *** *** *** 20 15.4 9.6-23.8 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 191 139 61.3 52.2-69.6 *** *** *** 16 9.3 5.3-15.6 13 10.7 6.0-18.3 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 201 135 61.4 52.2-69.9 20 14.2 8.7-22.2 *** *** *** 23 9.5 5.4-16.1 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 524 411 74.8 69.8-79.2 44 10.2 7.4-13.9 24 5.0 3.1- 7.9 33 7.3 4.9-10.8 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 321 236 69.7 62.7-75.8 23 10.1 6.4-15.6 22 7.7 4.4-13.0 23 7.9 4.9-12.4 *** *** ***
No 1,259 864 63.4 59.9-66.7 132 12.9 10.6-15.4 84 7.3 5.7- 9.3 117 11.0 8.8-13.6 62 5.5 4.1- 7.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 453 343 70.9 65.0-76.1 34 10.8 7.3-15.8 20 4.6 2.7- 7.8 26 7.1 4.5-11.0 30 6.5 4.1-10.1
Non-Veteran 1,130 758 62.4 58.8-65.9 121 12.8 10.5-15.5 86 8.1 6.3-10.4 114 11.4 9.1-14.2 51 5.2 3.8- 7.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 681 468 62.2 57.2-67.0 61 11.2 8.4-14.8 49 8.2 5.8-11.5 61 11.9 8.7-16.0 42 6.5 4.5- 9.2
No 904 635 66.1 62.2-69.9 94 13.2 10.6-16.3 57 6.6 5.0- 8.8 79 9.2 7.1-11.8 39 4.8 3.3- 7.0

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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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