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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-African Americans

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 6,873 3,882 53.9 52.4-55.3 868 14.2 13.2-15.2 893 14.3 13.3-15.3 877 13.5 12.5-14.5 353 4.3 3.7- 4.9
-African Americans 1,336 894 61.2 58.0-64.4 179 15.3 13.0-17.9 142 12.2 10.2-14.6 93 8.7 7.0-10.9 28 2.5 1.6- 4.0
GENDER
Male 479 273 51.5 46.3-56.8 62 15.8 12.1-20.3 73 16.0 12.5-20.1 52 12.4 9.2-16.3 19 4.4 2.5- 7.5
Female 857 621 68.8 64.9-72.5 117 14.9 12.2-18.0 69 9.3 7.1-12.1 41 5.9 4.1- 8.3 *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,303 876 61.4 58.1-64.6 173 15.2 12.9-17.8 137 12.2 10.1-14.5 89 8.7 6.9-10.9 28 2.6 1.6- 4.1
AGE
18-34 265 130 50.9 44.1-57.6 50 19.0 14.2-25.0 55 18.8 14.1-24.5 25 9.3 6.0-14.1 *** *** ***
35-44 194 95 46.5 38.8-54.3 39 19.8 14.3-26.7 31 14.6 10.1-20.7 22 13.9 9.1-20.5 *** *** ***
45-54 249 162 63.3 56.2-69.9 32 13.2 9.1-18.7 24 9.4 6.1-14.2 27 12.0 7.9-17.8 *** *** ***
55-64 292 216 70.9 64.4-76.6 31 12.7 8.7-18.2 24 8.9 5.8-13.5 13 5.0 2.8- 8.7 *** *** ***
65-74 200 169 85.2 78.8-89.9 18 7.1 4.2-11.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 121 108 90.1 82.7-94.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 188 143 70.5 61.7-78.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 10.8 6.3-18.0 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 441 307 62.7 57.0-68.1 46 12.0 8.7-16.3 48 14.0 10.2-18.9 32 9.4 6.4-13.6 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 372 240 59.0 52.9-64.7 62 20.0 15.4-25.5 40 11.7 8.4-16.0 23 7.8 5.1-11.7 *** *** ***
College Graduate 333 202 53.5 47.2-59.7 58 19.9 15.3-25.5 45 17.7 13.1-23.5 22 7.2 4.5-11.4 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 248 180 64.8 56.9-71.9 29 15.1 10.1-22.0 16 7.5 4.5-12.5 18 10.5 6.3-16.8 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 288 189 60.5 53.6-67.1 40 16.2 11.6-22.2 30 9.6 6.4-14.2 21 9.1 5.8-14.1 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 142 104 68.9 59.0-77.4 21 15.6 9.7-24.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 159 98 55.8 46.3-64.8 28 17.0 11.2-24.9 20 15.5 9.4-24.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 114 *** *** *** 19 16.0 9.6-25.5 22 18.8 12.0-28.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 142 77 51.9 42.5-61.2 23 18.3 12.1-26.8 23 17.9 11.7-26.4 15 9.8 5.5-16.8 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 377 291 75.5 70.0-80.4 37 9.9 6.9-13.9 24 7.3 4.7-11.1 18 5.0 2.9- 8.5 *** *** ***
No 946 592 56.7 52.9-60.5 140 16.9 14.1-20.1 118 13.8 11.4-16.7 75 9.9 7.8-12.6 21 2.6 1.5- 4.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 156 84 50.3 41.5-59.0 24 14.7 9.7-21.7 30 22.1 15.3-30.7 14 10.3 5.8-17.8 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,180 810 62.7 59.2-66.0 155 15.4 12.9-18.2 112 10.9 8.9-13.3 79 8.5 6.7-10.8 24 2.5 1.5- 4.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 705 508 66.0 61.4-70.3 82 13.8 10.8-17.4 55 8.9 6.6-11.9 46 8.5 6.2-11.7 *** *** ***
No 631 386 56.4 51.7-60.9 97 16.8 13.6-20.7 87 15.6 12.5-19.4 47 8.9 6.5-12.1 *** *** ***

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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