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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-MALES

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 2,862 803 24.2 22.4-26.0 810 25.1 23.3-27.0 479 17.2 15.6-18.9 244 9.2 7.9-10.6 526 24.4 22.4-26.5
-MALES 1,465 294 17.8 15.7-20.2 345 19.4 17.3-21.7 286 19.0 16.8-21.5 131 9.3 7.6-11.3 409 34.5 31.5-37.6
RACE
White 1,135 229 18.2 15.7-20.9 268 19.1 16.7-21.7 220 18.7 16.2-21.6 109 9.9 7.9-12.3 309 34.1 30.7-37.7
African American 183 33 15.5 10.7-21.8 41 19.8 14.2-26.9 45 24.7 18.4-32.3 14 7.8 4.3-13.7 50 32.3 24.7-40.9
Other Minorities 127 26 17.3 10.7-26.6 28 19.1 12.6-27.9 19 12.6 7.5-20.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 334 57 16.0 12.1-20.8 38 9.7 6.8-13.6 56 16.4 12.5-21.3 29 10.2 6.8-15.1 154 47.8 41.8-53.8
35-44 240 35 14.0 9.9-19.4 47 18.8 14.0-24.8 49 20.6 15.5-27.0 23 8.5 5.4-13.0 86 38.1 31.2-45.4
45-54 231 46 17.7 13.0-23.4 44 19.6 14.5-26.0 38 18.6 13.6-24.9 26 9.4 6.3-13.9 77 34.7 28.1-42.1
55-64 309 51 15.6 11.6-20.5 98 34.1 28.3-40.3 71 22.5 17.7-28.2 28 8.7 5.8-12.8 61 19.1 14.8-24.4
65-74 217 56 27.3 21.2-34.5 71 30.7 24.6-37.7 44 19.9 14.8-26.3 21 10.6 6.7-16.3 25 11.4 7.5-16.9
75+ 123 46 40.3 30.8-50.6 43 30.2 22.3-39.6 26 20.5 13.7-29.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 133 23 16.5 10.5-24.9 20 10.6 6.5-16.9 22 13.6 8.6-20.6 12 10.7 5.1-20.8 56 48.7 38.9-58.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 308 57 16.5 12.4-21.6 61 17.6 13.5-22.7 53 15.2 11.2-20.1 25 9.7 6.3-14.7 112 41.0 34.7-47.8
Some Post-H.S. 389 71 16.9 13.1-21.5 97 20.3 16.3-25.0 77 21.5 17.0-26.7 35 8.7 6.0-12.3 109 32.6 27.3-38.5
College Graduate 632 143 20.4 17.2-24.1 166 23.3 19.8-27.2 133 21.4 17.9-25.3 59 9.1 6.9-12.0 131 25.7 21.8-30.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 93 12 10.5 5.6-19.0 21 20.2 12.3-31.2 23 23.9 15.4-35.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 171 35 18.2 12.6-25.6 32 16.3 11.1-23.3 21 12.1 7.5-18.9 12 6.4 3.0-13.5 71 46.9 38.1-56.0
$25,000- 34,999 113 20 13.8 8.5-21.7 26 18.2 11.8-26.9 20 19.2 12.1-29.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 190 55 25.5 19.2-33.0 46 19.8 14.2-26.9 25 12.1 7.9-18.2 16 6.5 3.7-11.0 48 36.1 28.0-45.1
$50,000- 74,999 199 32 10.7 7.2-15.6 45 19.4 13.8-26.5 53 28.8 21.7-37.1 26 15.1 9.4-23.4 43 26.0 19.2-34.2
$75,000+ 494 80 14.7 11.4-18.7 131 23.5 19.5-28.0 112 21.6 17.6-26.3 46 9.2 6.7-12.5 125 31.0 26.1-36.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 275 65 20.4 15.6-26.3 59 20.0 14.9-26.3 62 21.6 16.5-27.8 22 10.5 6.1-17.6 67 27.4 21.4-34.5
No 1,182 227 17.3 15.0-19.9 286 19.4 17.1-22.0 223 18.5 16.1-21.3 107 9.0 7.2-11.1 339 35.7 32.4-39.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 433 86 16.1 12.7-20.3 122 24.3 19.9-29.2 92 21.3 17.0-26.4 41 10.2 7.2-14.3 92 28.1 22.9-34.0
Non-Veteran 1,030 208 18.4 15.8-21.3 222 17.7 15.3-20.4 194 18.2 15.7-21.2 90 9.0 7.0-11.4 316 36.6 33.1-40.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 763 150 18.6 15.6-22.2 183 19.7 16.7-23.0 148 18.3 15.3-21.7 68 9.1 7.0-11.8 214 34.3 30.2-38.7
No 702 144 16.9 14.1-20.1 162 19.1 16.1-22.5 138 19.8 16.5-23.6 63 9.5 6.9-12.8 195 34.7 30.4-39.2

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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 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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