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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-Whites

During the past 30 days, what is the largest number of drinks you had on any occasion?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Only one Two Three Four Five or more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,241 931 25.0 23.2-27.0 945 26.3 24.4-28.2 516 15.8 14.2-17.5 255 8.3 7.1- 9.6 594 24.6 22.6-26.7
-Whites 2,511 729 25.2 23.1-27.4 744 26.7 24.6-28.9 408 16.3 14.5-18.2 207 8.4 7.1- 9.9 423 23.4 21.2-25.8
GENDER
Male 1,168 244 18.4 15.9-21.3 294 22.7 19.9-25.8 221 17.2 14.8-20.0 98 8.1 6.3-10.3 311 33.5 30.1-37.2
Female 1,343 485 33.0 29.9-36.4 450 31.3 28.2-34.6 187 15.2 12.7-18.0 109 8.8 6.9-11.0 112 11.7 9.5-14.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,449 717 25.5 23.4-27.7 726 26.6 24.5-28.9 395 16.2 14.4-18.1 204 8.6 7.2-10.1 407 23.1 20.9-25.5
AGE
18-34 450 73 16.1 12.6-20.4 91 19.4 15.6-23.9 72 15.2 11.9-19.3 36 6.7 4.6- 9.5 178 42.6 37.5-48.0
35-44 380 90 23.5 18.7-29.1 101 25.8 20.9-31.4 72 19.3 14.8-24.8 29 7.6 4.8-11.7 88 23.8 19.1-29.3
45-54 471 137 27.9 23.2-33.2 140 27.8 22.9-33.3 72 15.2 11.5-19.7 52 12.3 8.8-17.0 70 16.8 12.8-21.7
55-64 530 151 27.7 23.3-32.6 173 32.3 27.7-37.4 95 17.3 13.7-21.7 56 11.5 8.4-15.5 55 11.2 8.3-15.0
65-74 433 173 41.4 35.7-47.3 141 31.2 26.2-36.7 66 14.4 10.9-18.8 28 5.5 3.5- 8.6 25 7.4 4.6-11.8
75+ 235 99 35.8 28.6-43.6 94 42.7 34.7-51.1 29 15.2 9.8-22.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 71 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 457 147 26.8 22.1-32.1 114 24.1 19.5-29.4 65 14.6 11.0-19.0 30 6.3 4.2- 9.5 101 28.2 23.1-33.9
Some Post-H.S. 688 213 25.1 21.5-29.0 188 26.3 22.4-30.6 106 16.1 12.8-20.0 63 9.9 7.3-13.1 118 22.7 18.8-27.2
College Graduate 1,293 351 24.3 21.6-27.3 431 30.1 27.2-33.2 229 18.2 15.8-20.9 109 8.4 6.7-10.4 173 19.0 16.3-22.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 117 *** *** *** 21 16.2 9.7-25.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 235 70 23.5 17.4-31.0 56 25.5 18.7-33.7 33 12.3 8.1-18.4 23 9.8 5.9-16.0 53 28.8 21.9-36.9
$25,000- 34,999 214 61 22.7 16.7-30.1 54 17.0 12.0-23.5 35 17.8 12.2-25.4 *** *** *** 52 35.9 27.8-44.9
$35,000- 49,999 331 114 29.5 23.9-36.0 92 26.1 20.8-32.2 53 16.2 11.8-21.6 22 5.8 3.5- 9.3 50 22.4 16.9-29.1
$50,000- 74,999 362 82 20.1 15.7-25.4 122 30.1 24.7-36.1 63 16.2 12.1-21.4 27 9.0 5.6-14.2 68 24.5 18.9-31.1
$75,000+ 903 208 21.3 18.1-24.8 296 29.7 26.1-33.6 181 20.6 17.4-24.2 93 9.2 7.2-11.7 125 19.2 16.0-22.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 525 198 33.8 28.8-39.3 154 25.2 20.8-30.1 71 13.7 10.4-17.8 29 7.5 4.7-11.7 73 19.8 15.4-25.1
No 1,976 526 23.2 21.0-25.6 590 27.1 24.8-29.7 334 16.8 14.8-19.1 178 8.7 7.2-10.3 348 24.2 21.7-26.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 396 116 26.7 21.4-32.7 112 26.2 21.2-31.9 63 15.2 11.4-20.0 36 8.0 5.3-11.9 69 23.9 18.5-30.1
Non-Veteran 2,114 612 24.9 22.7-27.3 632 26.8 24.5-29.2 345 16.5 14.5-18.6 171 8.5 7.0-10.2 354 23.4 21.0-26.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,092 326 25.5 22.4-28.8 342 28.8 25.5-32.3 170 14.6 12.3-17.4 74 7.0 5.3- 9.3 180 24.1 20.7-27.9
No 1,419 403 25.0 22.2-27.9 402 24.9 22.2-27.8 238 17.7 15.2-20.5 133 9.6 7.8-11.8 243 22.9 20.1-25.9

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*This question 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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