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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 3,964 2,517 61.7 59.9-63.6 504 14.1 12.8-15.6 419 11.7 10.5-13.1 391 9.8 8.8-11.0 133 2.6 2.1- 3.1
RACE
White 2,807 1,671 58.1 55.8-60.3 350 14.0 12.4-15.8 329 13.0 11.5-14.6 335 11.7 10.3-13.1 122 3.3 2.6- 4.0
African American 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 *** *** ***
Other Minorities 251 186 71.6 64.4-77.8 30 13.7 9.1-20.1 19 8.5 5.1-13.6 14 5.4 3.1- 9.4 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 633 348 56.5 52.1-60.8 104 16.6 13.6-20.2 104 15.4 12.5-18.7 70 10.2 7.9-13.0 *** *** ***
35-44 495 258 53.9 48.9-58.7 100 19.9 16.2-24.1 76 14.5 11.4-18.1 50 9.5 7.1-12.6 11 2.3 1.2- 4.1
45-54 596 341 56.7 52.1-61.2 94 16.1 13.1-19.8 67 11.9 9.2-15.3 73 12.1 9.5-15.4 21 3.1 1.9- 4.9
55-64 797 513 65.5 61.7-69.0 86 11.0 8.8-13.7 74 9.3 7.3-11.9 97 11.5 9.3-14.2 27 2.6 1.7- 4.0
65-74 787 545 71.4 67.8-74.7 71 8.2 6.4-10.4 60 8.1 6.1-10.6 68 7.9 6.1-10.1 43 4.5 3.3- 6.2
75+ 606 472 79.5 75.6-82.8 44 6.8 4.9- 9.4 34 5.0 3.4- 7.3 32 5.4 3.6- 7.8 24 3.3 2.1- 5.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 441 400 89.0 84.9-92.1 24 6.8 4.3-10.5 11 2.5 1.3- 4.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,094 826 70.9 67.3-74.2 108 11.9 9.6-14.7 86 9.7 7.6-12.4 54 5.8 4.3- 7.9 20 1.6 1.0- 2.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,098 689 58.6 55.1-62.1 164 17.3 14.7-20.3 119 12.2 10.0-14.8 95 9.4 7.5-11.7 31 2.4 1.6- 3.7
College Graduate 1,314 587 41.1 38.1-44.2 207 16.4 14.2-18.9 202 18.3 15.9-21.1 236 19.0 16.6-21.6 82 5.2 4.0- 6.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 469 368 74.7 69.5-79.2 44 11.3 8.2-15.4 32 8.4 5.8-12.2 20 5.2 3.2- 8.5 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 677 492 71.0 66.6-75.0 84 13.1 10.2-16.7 48 7.4 5.3-10.3 38 6.5 4.5- 9.2 15 2.0 1.0- 3.9
$25,000- 34,999 403 278 64.0 57.8-69.7 54 16.8 12.3-22.5 30 8.6 5.7-12.8 29 8.6 5.7-12.6 12 2.1 1.1- 4.0
$35,000- 49,999 452 272 60.2 54.2-65.8 67 16.5 12.5-21.5 49 10.7 7.4-15.1 48 9.9 7.1-13.7 16 2.7 1.5- 4.9
$50,000- 74,999 399 196 48.7 42.7-54.7 74 20.2 15.7-25.5 59 16.5 12.4-21.5 53 11.2 8.0-15.4 17 3.4 1.8- 6.5
$75,000+ 693 274 42.2 37.9-46.5 113 15.9 13.0-19.3 121 18.7 15.5-22.3 139 18.7 15.6-22.2 46 4.6 3.3- 6.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,161 850 72.3 69.0-75.4 129 12.1 9.8-14.8 80 7.3 5.7- 9.5 70 5.8 4.4- 7.7 32 2.4 1.5- 3.6
No 2,782 1,652 58.3 56.1-60.5 371 14.8 13.2-16.5 338 13.2 11.7-14.8 320 11.1 9.8-12.5 101 2.6 2.1- 3.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 104 *** *** *** 22 21.6 13.6-32.7 17 21.1 12.7-32.8 11 8.3 4.1-16.3 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,858 2,465 62.2 60.3-64.0 482 14.0 12.6-15.4 402 11.5 10.3-12.8 380 9.8 8.8-11.0 129 2.6 2.1- 3.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,278 1,532 66.1 63.7-68.5 271 13.3 11.6-15.1 225 10.9 9.4-12.7 193 7.9 6.7- 9.3 57 1.8 1.3- 2.5
No 1,686 985 56.2 53.3-59.0 233 15.3 13.2-17.6 194 12.8 11.0-14.9 198 12.2 10.5-14.2 76 3.5 2.7- 4.6

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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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