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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-Non-Hispanic Black

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 6,368 3,478 53.8 52.3-55.3 806 13.4 12.4-14.5 850 13.7 12.7-14.8 904 14.5 13.5-15.6 330 4.6 4.0- 5.2
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,219 779 59.8 56.4-63.2 163 14.7 12.3-17.4 125 11.3 9.3-13.7 119 11.3 9.2-13.8 33 2.8 1.9- 4.2
GENDER
Male 452 242 51.7 46.1-57.2 55 12.6 9.3-16.9 57 14.1 10.6-18.5 77 16.9 13.2-21.4 21 4.7 2.9- 7.6
Female 767 537 66.5 62.2-70.5 108 16.3 13.2-20.1 68 9.1 7.0-11.6 42 6.8 4.7- 9.7 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 236 111 47.7 40.6-54.8 42 18.8 13.7-25.3 44 17.6 12.9-23.4 35 14.2 9.9-20.0 *** *** ***
35-44 203 101 49.0 41.0-57.1 46 23.0 16.7-30.8 25 11.9 7.7-17.7 24 13.0 8.5-19.4 *** *** ***
45-54 240 145 61.0 53.7-67.8 33 11.4 7.9-16.1 25 9.4 6.2-14.2 27 12.7 8.3-18.9 *** *** ***
55-64 263 190 69.6 62.1-76.2 26 10.4 6.7-15.6 18 6.8 4.1-11.3 21 10.3 6.0-17.2 *** *** ***
65-74 170 135 83.0 75.8-88.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 95 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 154 116 70.9 60.9-79.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 436 301 64.7 58.8-70.1 50 14.8 10.7-20.0 39 10.0 7.0-14.1 33 8.0 5.4-11.7 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 339 211 56.2 49.8-62.4 45 15.7 11.4-21.2 40 13.0 9.3-17.8 37 13.1 9.1-18.4 *** *** ***
College Graduate 290 151 46.7 40.1-53.4 56 19.7 14.9-25.6 40 16.0 11.5-21.7 35 15.1 10.6-21.0 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 174 125 69.2 59.5-77.5 17 10.7 6.1-18.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 287 197 69.1 62.2-75.2 31 10.0 6.4-15.4 28 10.1 6.7-15.1 24 9.0 5.7-13.9 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 119 70 63.5 53.5-72.5 21 15.8 9.8-24.5 16 9.9 5.8-16.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 135 78 49.4 39.3-59.6 22 16.6 10.3-25.7 14 14.4 8.1-24.3 16 14.4 8.6-23.2 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 121 *** *** *** 20 14.7 9.1-22.9 17 17.6 10.4-28.3 16 16.4 9.6-26.7 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 135 68 43.4 34.0-53.3 17 15.9 9.4-25.7 24 18.1 11.9-26.5 24 21.1 13.4-31.5 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 346 253 71.4 65.2-76.8 36 10.5 7.1-15.1 27 8.1 5.4-12.1 25 7.5 4.8-11.5 *** *** ***
No 868 524 56.1 52.0-60.2 126 16.1 13.2-19.5 98 12.4 10.0-15.4 93 12.5 9.9-15.6 27 2.9 1.9- 4.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 155 79 48.9 39.7-58.2 19 14.6 8.4-24.0 24 15.0 9.3-23.3 27 18.1 12.2-26.0 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,063 699 61.2 57.5-64.8 144 14.7 12.2-17.6 101 10.8 8.8-13.4 92 10.5 8.3-13.2 27 2.8 1.8- 4.3
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 458 256 52.8 47.4-58.1 70 14.9 11.4-19.1 59 12.8 9.7-16.6 61 16.1 12.3-20.7 *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban 210 124 53.7 45.6-61.7 37 22.8 16.0-31.4 25 13.1 8.5-19.7 18 7.7 4.7-12.5 *** *** ***
Rural 551 399 70.6 65.4-75.3 56 10.7 7.8-14.6 41 8.9 6.1-12.7 40 7.6 5.1-11.2 15 2.3 1.3- 4.0

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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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