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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-Whites

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
-Whites 2,575 1,989 70.7 68.2-73.0 208 10.7 9.2-12.5 122 5.6 4.5- 6.9 169 8.5 7.1-10.2 87 4.5 3.5- 5.8
GENDER
Male 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
Female 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
HISPANIC
Hispanic 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,510 1,945 70.9 68.5-73.3 197 10.4 8.9-12.2 121 5.8 4.7- 7.1 160 8.2 6.8- 9.9 87 4.7 3.6- 6.0
AGE
18-34 463 255 52.9 47.7-58.0 79 17.4 13.9-21.6 39 8.3 6.0-11.5 61 14.7 11.2-19.2 29 6.7 4.5- 9.8
35-44 387 279 70.0 64.1-75.3 38 11.6 8.1-16.3 27 7.2 4.7-10.9 29 7.3 4.8-10.9 *** *** ***
45-54 481 371 75.6 70.3-80.2 34 7.7 5.2-11.2 25 5.3 3.2- 8.5 35 6.8 4.5-10.3 16 4.6 2.6- 8.2
55-64 543 453 82.1 77.6-85.9 29 6.8 4.4-10.5 *** *** *** 31 6.4 4.3- 9.5 *** *** ***
65-74 442 390 87.5 82.9-91.0 20 4.7 2.7- 8.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 245 227 89.9 82.8-94.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 82 *** *** *** 12 15.7 8.5-27.2 *** *** *** 15 19.0 11.0-31.0 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 474 348 67.6 62.0-72.8 37 10.6 7.5-14.9 18 4.5 2.5- 7.7 41 11.0 7.7-15.5 30 6.3 4.1- 9.4
Some Post-H.S. 711 537 70.5 65.9-74.7 62 10.8 8.2-14.1 36 5.5 3.8- 8.0 48 8.5 6.0-12.0 28 4.7 3.0- 7.3
College Graduate 1,306 1,059 75.0 71.8-78.0 96 9.9 7.9-12.4 64 6.7 5.0- 8.8 65 5.8 4.4- 7.5 22 2.6 1.6- 4.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 126 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 13.4 7.4-23.0 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 249 177 65.2 57.3-72.4 25 13.1 8.5-19.8 *** *** *** 23 11.3 7.2-17.3 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 223 164 63.4 54.6-71.3 18 12.6 7.7-19.9 *** *** *** 20 13.1 8.0-20.8 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 340 266 72.4 65.7-78.2 24 8.8 5.4-13.9 21 5.8 3.5- 9.5 14 5.7 3.2- 9.9 15 7.3 4.1-12.7
$50,000- 74,999 366 275 67.4 60.6-73.6 30 11.6 7.7-17.0 19 6.9 4.0-11.5 29 9.2 5.9-14.1 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 908 731 75.6 71.7-79.0 72 10.2 7.9-13.1 41 5.6 4.0- 8.0 49 6.4 4.6- 8.9 15 2.2 1.2- 3.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 542 446 76.8 71.6-81.4 36 10.5 7.2-15.1 19 3.6 2.0- 6.3 23 5.1 3.1- 8.2 18 3.9 2.2- 6.8
No 2,023 1,535 69.3 66.6-71.9 172 10.8 9.1-12.7 103 6.1 4.8- 7.6 146 9.3 7.7-11.3 67 4.5 3.4- 5.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 406 314 71.6 65.3-77.1 31 11.3 7.4-16.8 17 4.9 2.8- 8.3 22 6.7 4.2-10.6 22 5.6 3.3- 9.2
Non-Veteran 2,168 1,674 70.5 67.8-73.0 177 10.6 9.0-12.5 105 5.7 4.6- 7.2 147 8.8 7.2-10.7 65 4.3 3.3- 5.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,131 887 71.1 67.4-74.6 77 9.1 7.1-11.6 49 5.2 3.7- 7.3 75 9.8 7.4-12.8 43 4.7 3.3- 6.7
No 1,444 1,102 70.3 67.0-73.3 131 12.1 10.0-14.6 73 5.9 4.6- 7.7 94 7.4 5.8- 9.3 44 4.3 3.0- 6.1

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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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