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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-MALES

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
-MALES 2,909 1,365 45.2 43.0-47.4 364 14.2 12.7-15.8 474 17.0 15.4-18.7 486 17.5 15.9-19.3 220 6.1 5.2- 7.2
RACE
White 2,123 940 43.4 40.9-46.0 252 13.0 11.4-14.9 336 16.7 14.9-18.7 408 19.9 17.8-22.0 187 7.0 5.8- 8.4
African American 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
Other Minorities 271 137 46.4 39.1-53.9 44 19.8 14.4-26.5 58 20.3 14.9-27.0 22 10.8 6.5-17.2 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 550 200 37.5 33.0-42.3 94 17.1 13.8-21.0 134 22.9 19.3-27.0 107 19.6 16.1-23.6 15 2.9 1.6- 5.1
35-44 405 151 36.4 31.3-41.7 66 16.3 12.7-20.7 89 19.6 15.8-24.1 83 22.1 17.8-27.2 16 5.6 3.2- 9.6
45-54 453 216 45.9 40.9-51.0 65 15.3 11.9-19.5 70 14.3 11.2-18.0 82 19.1 15.4-23.6 20 5.4 3.2- 8.9
55-64 641 308 49.6 45.2-54.0 75 12.9 10.2-16.2 86 13.5 10.7-16.7 107 14.5 11.9-17.7 65 9.5 7.3-12.3
65-74 514 288 61.2 56.5-65.7 43 7.7 5.6-10.5 58 10.5 8.0-13.8 65 10.8 8.3-13.8 60 9.8 7.5-12.8
75+ 313 181 62.6 56.4-68.4 18 6.0 3.6-10.0 33 10.4 7.0-15.2 38 10.4 7.4-14.4 43 10.6 7.6-14.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 400 253 59.1 53.1-64.7 44 12.1 8.8-16.4 42 11.4 8.3-15.7 37 10.9 7.5-15.7 24 6.4 4.0-10.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 789 466 55.1 51.0-59.2 96 13.9 11.3-17.1 89 13.0 10.3-16.2 96 13.5 10.8-16.7 42 4.5 3.0- 6.7
Some Post-H.S. 723 312 39.9 35.8-44.2 93 15.2 12.2-18.8 136 19.4 16.3-23.0 126 19.2 16.0-22.9 56 6.2 4.5- 8.5
College Graduate 986 326 29.9 26.7-33.2 129 14.5 12.1-17.3 207 22.9 19.9-26.1 227 25.1 22.0-28.4 97 7.7 6.2- 9.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 260 160 57.7 50.2-64.8 33 14.9 10.1-21.4 23 8.4 5.3-13.2 27 14.0 9.2-20.7 17 5.0 2.7- 9.0
$15,000- 24,999 439 254 53.4 47.7-59.1 49 13.4 9.9-17.9 60 15.5 11.8-20.1 51 11.9 8.7-16.2 25 5.7 3.3- 9.7
$25,000- 34,999 276 161 55.3 48.4-62.1 34 12.5 8.7-17.6 37 17.3 12.3-23.8 32 11.5 7.9-16.5 12 3.4 1.8- 6.2
$35,000- 49,999 360 159 41.1 35.3-47.2 52 15.4 11.4-20.3 57 16.3 12.1-21.4 65 19.9 15.3-25.3 27 7.4 4.6-11.6
$50,000- 74,999 370 160 42.0 36.1-48.2 45 13.5 9.8-18.3 71 18.2 14.1-23.2 62 19.9 15.0-25.8 32 6.5 4.2- 9.8
$75,000+ 724 213 30.4 26.4-34.8 93 14.6 11.6-18.1 163 22.4 19.1-26.2 183 24.4 20.8-28.3 72 8.2 6.1-11.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 736 443 59.6 55.2-63.8 67 10.6 8.2-13.7 77 10.4 8.1-13.3 86 12.5 9.7-16.0 63 6.8 5.1- 9.1
No 2,150 907 41.1 38.6-43.6 295 15.2 13.4-17.2 396 19.0 17.1-21.0 397 18.9 17.0-21.0 155 5.9 4.8- 7.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 845 393 43.0 39.1-47.0 92 12.3 9.8-15.3 132 18.5 15.4-22.0 137 17.7 14.7-21.3 91 8.5 6.6-10.9
Non-Veteran 2,061 971 45.9 43.3-48.5 272 14.8 13.0-16.8 341 16.5 14.7-18.5 348 17.4 15.5-19.5 129 5.4 4.3- 6.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,654 840 48.7 45.7-51.6 201 14.5 12.4-16.7 232 14.5 12.6-16.7 253 16.3 14.2-18.6 128 6.1 4.8- 7.6
No 1,255 525 40.8 37.6-44.1 163 13.8 11.7-16.3 242 20.2 17.6-23.0 233 19.1 16.5-21.9 92 6.2 4.8- 8.0

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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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