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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-Females

Considering all types of alcoholic beverages, how many times during the past 30 days did you have
[5 or more drinks for men or 4 or more drinks for women] on an occasion?*

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  Total
Respond.^
None Once Twice 3-7 times 8-30 times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,816 2,064 69.7 67.5-71.7 282 11.3 9.9-12.8 159 6.2 5.3- 7.4 215 9.0 7.7-10.4 96 3.8 3.0- 4.8
-FEMALES 1,369 1,081 76.1 73.1-78.8 150 12.4 10.4-14.8 50 3.7 2.7- 5.0 63 5.9 4.4- 7.8 25 2.0 1.3- 3.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,024 820 77.3 74.0-80.3 107 11.8 9.5-14.5 33 3.5 2.4- 5.0 44 5.1 3.7- 7.1 20 2.3 1.4- 3.7
Non-Hispanic Black 222 170 74.1 66.3-80.7 25 11.8 7.6-17.9 13 4.8 2.6- 8.9 12 8.6 4.5-15.9 *** *** ***
Other 110 *** *** *** 17 19.8 11.6-31.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 306 199 65.8 59.5-71.6 59 18.8 14.2-24.4 14 3.9 2.2- 6.6 28 9.6 6.5-14.1 *** *** ***
35-44 234 181 76.9 70.4-82.3 27 12.1 8.2-17.6 14 5.3 3.0- 9.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 265 206 76.3 70.0-81.6 26 10.2 6.8-15.1 13 5.2 2.9- 9.2 12 5.2 2.7- 9.7 *** *** ***
55-64 244 199 82.0 75.0-87.4 22 8.4 5.3-13.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 214 195 91.3 85.8-94.8 13 6.1 3.2-11.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 96 91 95.4 88.5-98.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 225 173 74.1 66.6-80.4 17 7.8 4.7-12.9 *** *** *** 14 8.9 5.0-15.5 11 5.0 2.6- 9.4
Some Post-H.S. 403 313 75.0 69.6-79.8 53 14.9 11.1-19.7 13 3.0 1.7- 5.4 20 5.9 3.5- 9.6 *** *** ***
College Graduate 692 561 78.7 74.9-82.1 74 12.0 9.4-15.2 24 3.7 2.4- 5.7 27 4.6 3.0- 7.0 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 76 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 151 122 76.2 66.3-83.9 12 10.8 5.5-20.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 118 *** *** *** 13 13.4 6.9-24.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 165 122 72.1 63.5-79.4 27 18.0 12.1-25.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 195 156 79.3 71.8-85.3 19 8.5 5.0-14.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 439 362 80.0 75.1-84.1 44 11.7 8.6-15.7 *** *** *** 19 4.9 2.9- 8.3 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 277 230 78.6 71.5-84.4 24 11.7 7.4-18.1 *** *** *** 12 5.6 2.9-10.6 *** *** ***
No 1,087 847 75.6 72.3-78.6 126 12.6 10.4-15.3 44 4.0 2.9- 5.5 50 5.7 4.2- 7.9 20 2.0 1.3- 3.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,310 1,032 75.8 72.8-78.6 145 12.5 10.5-15.0 48 3.8 2.8- 5.1 61 5.9 4.4- 7.9 24 2.0 1.2- 3.1
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 519 392 72.6 67.8-76.9 67 14.5 11.3-18.5 24 4.0 2.6- 6.2 26 6.8 4.4-10.4 *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban 306 248 78.7 72.9-83.6 30 10.6 7.3-15.1 *** *** *** 18 7.1 4.2-11.6 *** *** ***
Rural 544 441 78.7 73.7-82.9 53 11.0 7.7-15.4 17 3.7 2.1- 6.3 19 3.7 2.2- 6.3 14 3.0 1.7- 5.3

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* This question was 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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