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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-FEMALES

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 2,915 2,214 70.0 67.8-72.1 296 12.7 11.2-14.3 133 5.9 4.8- 7.1 186 8.0 6.8- 9.4 86 3.5 2.7- 4.4
-FEMALES 1,416 1,159 78.0 75.2-80.6 129 11.8 9.7-14.2 47 3.6 2.6- 4.9 66 5.4 4.1- 7.1 15 1.2 0.7- 2.1
RACE
White 1,116 926 79.2 76.0-82.1 95 11.2 9.0-14.0 32 2.9 2.0- 4.3 51 5.4 4.0- 7.4 12 1.3 0.7- 2.4
African American 230 177 71.7 64.0-78.3 24 13.6 8.8-20.5 12 6.5 3.6-11.6 14 7.0 3.9-12.2 *** *** ***
Other Minorities 62 50 84.4 72.4-91.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 277 187 66.9 60.4-72.8 50 19.9 15.0-26.0 16 4.8 2.8- 7.9 22 7.7 4.9-11.9 *** *** ***
35-44 236 186 76.8 70.1-82.3 24 11.1 7.3-16.7 11 5.0 2.7- 9.0 13 6.2 3.4-11.0 *** *** ***
45-54 246 198 79.8 73.4-84.9 24 9.5 6.2-14.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 278 237 85.6 80.4-89.6 15 6.1 3.5-10.4 *** *** *** 15 4.8 2.8- 8.1 *** *** ***
65-74 239 221 93.0 88.7-95.7 11 4.0 2.0- 7.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 131 121 93.7 88.1-96.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 39 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 261 200 72.1 64.8-78.3 29 15.9 10.8-22.8 *** *** *** 19 6.8 4.0-11.2 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 400 324 77.8 72.4-82.4 39 11.1 7.8-15.6 15 4.1 2.3- 7.0 19 6.3 3.9-10.1 *** *** ***
College Graduate 715 604 82.1 78.5-85.2 58 10.0 7.6-13.0 22 3.7 2.4- 5.6 25 3.5 2.2- 5.4 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 98 *** *** *** 11 15.1 8.4-25.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 179 136 70.8 61.6-78.6 24 15.4 9.7-23.6 *** *** *** 14 11.0 6.1-18.9 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 123 98 75.0 64.2-83.4 11 14.1 7.5-25.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 178 146 81.7 74.1-87.5 15 8.4 4.8-14.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 202 168 78.4 69.6-85.2 22 14.9 9.1-23.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 415 352 82.5 77.7-86.4 29 8.3 5.6-12.1 15 4.4 2.6- 7.5 18 4.2 2.5- 7.2 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 306 258 79.5 72.9-84.8 23 9.3 5.9-14.4 *** *** *** 12 6.0 3.1-11.2 *** *** ***
No 1,104 897 77.8 74.6-80.7 104 12.2 9.8-15.0 40 3.9 2.7- 5.4 54 5.4 3.9- 7.2 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 54 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,362 1,113 77.9 75.0-80.6 124 11.9 9.8-14.3 46 3.7 2.7- 5.0 64 5.3 4.0- 7.0 15 1.2 0.7- 2.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 727 590 76.6 72.4-80.3 65 11.4 8.6-14.8 25 3.9 2.5- 6.1 37 6.5 4.5- 9.4 *** *** ***
No 689 569 79.4 75.4-82.9 64 12.1 9.3-15.7 22 3.3 2.1- 5.2 29 4.4 2.9- 6.6 *** *** ***

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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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