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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-Whites

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
-Whites 2,239 625 24.1 22.2-26.3 652 25.5 23.5-27.7 372 17.1 15.3-19.1 192 9.2 7.8-10.8 398 24.0 21.8-26.4
GENDER
Male 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
Female 1,104 396 31.6 28.4-34.9 384 33.5 30.3-37.0 152 15.1 12.7-17.9 83 8.3 6.5-10.5 89 11.5 9.2-14.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,177 609 24.2 22.2-26.4 643 26.0 23.9-28.2 364 17.1 15.3-19.1 189 9.3 7.9-11.0 372 23.4 21.1-25.8
AGE
18-34 405 78 18.6 14.7-23.2 63 14.1 10.8-18.2 65 16.3 12.6-20.7 42 10.6 7.5-14.7 157 40.5 35.3-45.9
35-44 321 66 18.1 14.0-23.0 86 26.6 21.7-32.2 66 21.6 16.9-27.2 32 9.3 6.4-13.3 71 24.4 19.2-30.6
45-54 356 91 23.9 19.4-29.0 102 28.4 23.5-33.9 46 14.2 10.6-18.8 41 10.4 7.5-14.1 76 23.1 18.4-28.7
55-64 500 124 23.7 19.8-28.0 177 36.5 31.9-41.3 93 18.4 15.0-22.5 42 8.3 6.0-11.3 64 13.1 10.2-16.8
65-74 411 144 36.1 31.1-41.5 147 33.9 29.1-39.1 70 17.1 13.4-21.5 26 7.0 4.6-10.5 24 5.9 3.9- 8.9
75+ 231 115 51.3 43.8-58.6 73 28.9 22.9-35.8 29 13.2 8.9-19.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 77 *** *** *** 15 14.7 8.2-24.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 391 108 23.6 19.2-28.8 92 20.8 16.6-25.7 60 14.3 10.9-18.5 34 10.1 6.9-14.6 97 31.2 25.7-37.2
Some Post-H.S. 613 177 25.3 21.6-29.3 182 25.0 21.4-29.1 94 17.5 14.1-21.6 47 7.7 5.7-10.5 113 24.5 20.4-29.0
College Graduate 1,155 319 23.4 20.8-26.2 362 29.9 27.0-33.0 206 18.9 16.4-21.7 103 9.4 7.6-11.6 165 18.3 15.7-21.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 98 22 18.2 10.9-28.9 25 19.0 12.2-28.3 18 21.3 13.1-32.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 203 64 26.4 19.8-34.3 41 18.9 13.3-26.2 29 13.1 8.7-19.1 18 8.0 4.6-13.7 51 33.6 25.8-42.4
$25,000- 34,999 163 49 24.9 18.2-33.2 46 21.8 15.8-29.3 21 16.7 10.4-25.8 *** *** *** 36 29.0 21.1-38.4
$35,000- 49,999 289 101 31.3 25.4-37.9 80 23.7 18.3-30.1 38 13.6 9.5-19.1 21 6.8 4.2-10.7 49 24.7 18.5-32.0
$50,000- 74,999 330 87 20.1 15.8-25.2 97 26.1 21.0-32.0 63 21.3 16.3-27.3 36 11.4 7.4-17.0 47 21.1 15.8-27.7
$75,000+ 817 173 18.1 15.3-21.2 262 30.0 26.5-33.7 164 20.3 17.1-23.8 78 10.2 8.0-12.8 140 21.5 18.0-25.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 468 167 30.6 25.9-35.7 122 23.9 19.4-29.0 79 16.7 12.9-21.3 33 9.5 6.1-14.4 67 19.3 15.0-24.6
No 1,763 455 22.8 20.6-25.1 530 26.0 23.8-28.4 292 17.2 15.2-19.4 157 9.0 7.6-10.8 329 24.9 22.4-27.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 399 91 19.8 15.7-24.7 114 22.3 18.0-27.2 76 19.5 15.1-24.7 38 10.9 7.6-15.4 80 27.5 22.0-33.8
Non-Veteran 1,839 534 25.0 22.8-27.4 538 26.2 23.9-28.6 296 16.7 14.7-18.8 154 8.8 7.3-10.6 317 23.3 20.8-25.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,195 346 26.3 23.4-29.4 347 24.8 22.1-27.7 184 15.1 12.9-17.7 107 9.8 7.9-12.1 211 23.9 20.8-27.3
No 1,044 279 21.8 19.1-24.6 305 26.3 23.3-29.5 188 19.3 16.5-22.4 85 8.5 6.6-10.9 187 24.2 20.9-27.7

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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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