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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-Females

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 2,762 730 23.2 21.4-25.0 779 27.1 25.2-29.1 454 16.1 14.6-17.8 230 8.9 7.7-10.2 569 24.7 22.8-26.8
-FEMALES 1,349 480 32.5 29.6-35.6 445 32.3 29.3-35.4 175 13.3 11.2-15.6 109 8.6 7.0-10.6 140 13.3 11.1-15.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,008 356 31.9 28.6-35.5 337 32.5 29.0-36.1 138 14.9 12.3-17.8 80 8.5 6.7-10.8 97 12.2 9.8-15.1
Non-Hispanic Black 218 91 40.2 32.5-48.3 63 29.1 22.3-36.9 20 7.4 4.5-11.8 20 9.3 5.7-14.9 24 14.0 8.8-21.7
Other 109 27 20.0 12.9-29.7 *** *** *** 14 12.2 6.7-21.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 299 72 23.6 18.6-29.5 90 31.2 25.2-37.9 41 13.2 9.5-18.0 24 7.3 4.8-11.0 72 24.7 19.4-30.9
35-44 231 73 34.0 27.2-41.5 73 29.4 23.5-36.2 36 15.4 10.9-21.3 23 10.3 6.7-15.4 26 11.0 7.2-16.2
45-54 260 83 31.3 25.2-38.1 87 32.6 26.6-39.2 39 15.6 11.0-21.7 24 9.9 6.4-15.1 27 10.6 7.1-15.4
55-64 245 82 31.4 25.1-38.4 93 38.1 31.2-45.5 30 12.4 8.3-18.2 29 12.9 8.4-19.2 11 5.2 2.1-12.6
65-74 213 104 49.2 41.4-57.0 76 35.9 28.7-43.7 23 10.8 6.9-16.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 92 *** *** *** 23 24.1 15.6-35.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 219 87 37.2 29.8-45.3 65 29.3 22.3-37.3 24 11.1 7.1-17.0 15 6.4 3.5-11.2 28 16.1 10.7-23.4
Some Post-H.S. 398 143 32.8 27.6-38.4 131 32.5 27.2-38.3 53 12.8 9.4-17.2 31 8.3 5.7-11.9 40 13.7 9.8-18.8
College Graduate 684 237 31.4 27.6-35.5 236 34.3 30.4-38.5 92 14.7 11.8-18.2 55 8.7 6.5-11.5 64 10.9 8.4-14.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 149 51 32.5 23.8-42.6 55 39.0 29.4-49.4 22 11.5 6.9-18.5 *** *** *** 13 11.8 6.2-21.4
$25,000- 34,999 116 40 27.3 19.5-36.9 37 34.6 25.0-45.7 12 9.8 5.0-18.2 13 13.2 7.4-22.5 14 15.1 7.9-26.9
$35,000- 49,999 161 66 36.9 28.7-45.9 41 25.1 17.9-34.0 18 14.0 8.2-23.0 13 6.7 3.7-11.7 23 17.3 11.3-25.6
$50,000- 74,999 187 64 29.7 22.8-37.6 61 31.2 23.9-39.7 29 18.5 12.5-26.6 12 6.9 3.6-12.8 21 13.6 8.6-20.9
$75,000+ 436 134 31.3 26.4-36.6 169 36.2 31.3-41.5 63 14.7 11.3-18.9 36 8.4 5.9-12.0 34 9.4 6.5-13.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 270 118 38.9 32.2-46.0 79 27.5 21.8-34.1 34 13.8 9.6-19.6 19 10.1 6.1-16.1 20 9.7 5.6-16.1
No 1,074 362 31.3 28.1-34.8 364 33.2 29.9-36.8 139 13.2 10.9-15.8 90 8.3 6.6-10.4 119 13.9 11.4-16.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,290 456 32.2 29.2-35.3 428 32.5 29.5-35.7 169 13.4 11.3-15.8 105 8.6 7.0-10.6 132 13.3 11.0-16.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 513 165 29.3 25.1-33.9 164 31.4 26.8-36.4 70 13.6 10.6-17.2 53 11.3 8.5-14.9 61 14.4 10.9-18.7
Regional City or Suburban 305 113 37.2 30.9-43.9 105 33.7 27.6-40.3 35 9.6 6.6-13.7 17 6.6 4.0-10.7 35 13.0 9.2-18.1
Rural 531 202 33.3 28.4-38.5 176 32.4 27.5-37.6 70 15.7 11.8-20.5 39 6.6 4.5- 9.6 44 12.1 8.5-17.0

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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 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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