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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-African Americans

One drink is equivalent to a 12 ounce beer, a 5 ounce glass of wine, or a drink with one shot of liquor.
During the past 30 days, on the days when you drank, about how many drinks did you drink on the average?*

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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 2,922 1,340 39.3 37.3-41.4 883 30.7 28.7-32.7 330 13.6 12.1-15.3 139 5.5 4.5- 6.6 230 10.9 9.5-12.6
-African Americans 426 166 32.9 28.1-38.0 132 32.8 27.8-38.3 64 16.4 12.7-21.0 29 7.2 4.6-11.0 35 10.6 7.3-15.2
GENDER
Male 195 47 20.4 15.1-27.0 73 37.0 29.8-45.0 37 19.8 14.2-26.9 *** *** *** 23 14.5 9.2-22.0
Female 231 119 47.9 40.4-55.4 59 27.8 21.2-35.5 27 12.4 8.3-18.1 14 5.9 3.2-10.5 12 6.0 3.3-10.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 411 161 32.9 28.1-38.2 129 33.1 27.9-38.7 59 15.8 12.1-20.4 27 7.2 4.6-11.1 35 10.9 7.5-15.6
AGE
18-34 129 39 24.7 17.6-33.4 38 33.8 24.9-44.0 22 17.0 10.9-25.5 *** *** *** 20 18.4 11.5-28.0
35-44 96 *** *** *** 34 33.6 24.2-44.6 16 18.1 11.0-28.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 72 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 12 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 128 43 25.7 18.5-34.6 *** *** *** 22 18.8 12.1-28.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 127 50 36.2 27.5-45.9 39 30.4 22.3-40.1 18 13.6 8.3-21.3 *** *** *** 15 14.6 8.5-23.9
College Graduate 129 66 49.6 40.0-59.2 44 34.2 25.8-43.8 12 11.1 6.0-19.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 97 28 20.0 13.3-29.1 *** *** *** 22 25.1 16.4-36.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 37 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 84 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 340 132 32.8 27.5-38.5 108 33.4 27.8-39.6 51 15.8 11.8-20.8 21 6.5 3.9-10.8 28 11.4 7.7-16.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 69 17 20.7 12.3-32.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 357 149 35.0 29.7-40.8 102 30.4 25.0-36.3 53 16.7 12.6-21.8 26 7.5 4.7-11.8 27 10.4 6.8-15.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 189 71 29.9 23.2-37.7 52 31.8 24.2-40.6 36 20.6 14.6-28.3 *** *** *** 16 10.1 5.7-17.0
No 237 95 35.2 28.7-42.3 80 33.6 27.1-40.8 28 13.2 8.9-19.1 15 6.9 3.9-12.0 19 11.1 6.7-17.8

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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 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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