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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-Whites

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
-Whites 5,961 3,361 53.2 51.5-54.9 733 13.6 12.5-14.9 698 13.3 12.2-14.6 856 15.3 14.1-16.6 313 4.5 3.9- 5.2
GENDER
Male 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
Female 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
HISPANIC
Hispanic 135 73 54.6 44.1-64.7 21 13.6 7.9-22.3 25 19.5 12.6-28.9 14 10.1 5.6-17.6 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 5,812 3,278 53.1 51.4-54.8 711 13.7 12.5-14.9 673 13.2 12.0-14.4 840 15.5 14.3-16.7 310 4.5 3.9- 5.2
AGE
18-34 795 327 45.3 41.2-49.4 127 15.1 12.5-18.1 153 18.4 15.5-21.5 169 19.0 16.1-22.2 19 2.4 1.4- 3.9
35-44 699 310 44.2 39.9-48.7 138 19.4 16.2-23.1 101 15.3 12.1-19.1 130 18.6 15.4-22.3 20 2.5 1.5- 4.0
45-54 981 495 51.4 47.3-55.5 160 16.0 13.3-19.2 122 11.7 9.5-14.4 167 16.7 14.0-19.9 37 4.1 2.8- 6.0
55-64 1,232 683 55.6 52.1-59.0 134 11.0 9.1-13.4 152 13.1 10.8-15.7 193 14.7 12.5-17.2 70 5.6 4.2- 7.4
65-74 1,208 760 62.2 58.6-65.6 118 9.6 7.8-11.9 107 9.2 7.4-11.4 138 10.5 8.5-12.8 85 8.6 6.6-11.0
75+ 1,005 759 76.8 73.3-80.0 49 5.2 3.6- 7.4 58 5.5 3.9- 7.6 59 5.4 3.9- 7.2 80 7.1 5.4- 9.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 584 499 80.5 75.8-84.6 32 7.4 5.0-11.0 22 5.2 3.2- 8.3 21 4.5 2.7- 7.3 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,624 1,145 62.1 58.9-65.3 152 11.9 9.9-14.2 142 11.3 9.2-13.6 127 11.0 9.0-13.5 58 3.7 2.7- 5.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,669 949 51.6 48.4-54.8 234 16.0 13.8-18.4 203 15.3 13.1-17.8 204 13.5 11.5-15.9 79 3.6 2.7- 4.8
College Graduate 2,079 765 34.4 31.8-37.2 315 15.3 13.4-17.4 331 16.6 14.6-18.7 503 26.4 24.1-29.0 165 7.3 6.0- 8.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 569 441 72.3 66.7-77.2 47 10.7 7.5-15.0 34 7.2 4.8-10.6 33 7.9 5.1-11.9 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 895 642 66.9 62.6-71.0 83 10.9 8.4-14.1 60 9.2 6.8-12.5 73 8.6 6.5-11.3 37 4.3 2.8- 6.5
$25,000- 34,999 531 305 54.8 49.1-60.4 67 14.6 11.0-19.2 70 14.1 10.6-18.4 57 11.7 8.6-15.9 32 4.7 3.0- 7.4
$35,000- 49,999 735 393 49.9 45.3-54.6 117 16.1 13.0-19.8 97 15.6 12.4-19.4 86 13.9 10.9-17.5 42 4.5 3.0- 6.7
$50,000- 74,999 717 350 51.3 46.6-55.9 86 11.3 8.8-14.2 108 15.3 12.2-19.1 132 17.7 14.5-21.4 41 4.4 3.0- 6.7
$75,000+ 1,331 419 32.1 28.8-35.5 209 16.1 13.6-18.8 222 18.7 16.1-21.7 374 27.0 24.1-30.1 107 6.2 4.9- 7.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,758 1,212 65.3 62.2-68.3 186 12.6 10.5-15.0 138 9.3 7.6-11.4 145 9.0 7.3-11.0 77 3.7 2.8- 5.0
No 4,176 2,132 49.1 47.0-51.1 541 14.0 12.6-15.4 558 14.7 13.3-16.2 709 17.5 16.0-19.0 236 4.8 4.1- 5.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 842 429 49.4 45.1-53.8 105 13.5 10.7-17.0 106 13.6 10.9-17.0 120 14.4 11.6-17.7 82 9.0 6.9-11.7
Non-Veteran 5,118 2,932 53.8 52.0-55.7 627 13.6 12.4-15.0 592 13.3 12.0-14.6 736 15.5 14.2-16.8 231 3.8 3.2- 4.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 3,028 1,889 58.7 56.3-61.0 365 13.6 12.1-15.4 306 11.4 10.0-13.0 319 11.8 10.3-13.5 149 4.5 3.7- 5.5
No 2,933 1,472 47.2 44.7-49.7 368 13.7 12.1-15.4 392 15.5 13.7-17.4 537 19.2 17.4-21.1 164 4.5 3.7- 5.4

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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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