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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-Males

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
-MALES 1,413 250 15.5 13.5-17.8 334 22.8 20.4-25.5 279 18.5 16.3-20.9 121 9.1 7.4-11.1 429 34.1 31.2-37.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,035 194 16.0 13.7-18.6 245 22.2 19.5-25.3 208 18.9 16.3-21.8 83 8.9 7.0-11.3 305 34.0 30.6-37.5
Non-Hispanic Black 191 28 15.4 9.9-23.0 47 22.2 16.2-29.6 44 20.8 15.1-28.0 21 11.3 7.0-17.7 51 30.3 23.1-38.7
Other 168 23 12.1 7.5-18.7 39 27.9 20.3-37.1 25 13.8 8.9-20.8 14 6.1 3.3-11.0 67 40.1 31.5-49.3
AGE
18-34 330 41 10.6 7.5-14.8 63 19.0 14.7-24.1 56 17.5 13.3-22.6 28 8.5 5.6-12.9 142 44.4 38.4-50.5
35-44 239 27 12.5 8.1-18.7 47 19.8 14.6-26.4 48 19.8 14.8-26.0 29 10.8 7.3-15.7 88 37.1 30.5-44.2
45-54 245 33 12.8 8.9-18.0 59 25.9 20.2-32.5 44 15.8 11.4-21.4 22 10.5 6.7-16.1 87 35.1 28.6-42.2
55-64 296 63 23.1 17.8-29.4 61 18.1 13.7-23.4 74 23.9 18.7-30.0 27 9.3 6.1-14.0 71 25.6 20.1-32.0
65-74 195 55 26.8 20.4-34.4 54 30.3 23.3-38.3 39 16.6 11.7-23.0 12 7.5 4.0-13.5 35 18.9 13.3-26.0
75+ 97 27 20.4 13.0-30.5 *** *** *** 16 15.7 9.3-25.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 105 *** *** *** 21 24.3 15.8-35.5 20 16.5 10.3-25.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 328 60 16.2 12.0-21.4 70 21.0 16.5-26.4 53 14.7 11.0-19.4 24 9.4 6.0-14.6 121 38.7 32.8-45.0
Some Post-H.S. 354 66 16.9 13.0-21.8 76 20.1 15.8-25.1 68 19.5 15.1-24.7 29 8.5 5.7-12.4 115 35.1 29.5-41.1
College Graduate 619 113 16.3 13.4-19.7 166 26.2 22.5-30.3 137 21.1 17.7-24.9 58 9.8 7.4-12.9 145 26.6 22.7-30.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 68 11 13.7 6.7-26.0 *** *** *** 12 14.4 7.4-26.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 182 25 10.0 6.4-15.4 36 21.0 14.6-29.3 39 21.7 15.6-29.2 16 7.6 4.3-13.0 66 39.7 31.7-48.3
$25,000- 34,999 123 27 20.4 13.3-30.0 24 16.7 10.8-25.1 23 17.7 11.1-27.0 *** *** *** 42 39.4 29.7-49.9
$35,000- 49,999 166 28 12.0 7.8-18.0 35 20.7 14.4-28.8 34 19.8 13.3-28.5 *** *** *** 60 40.6 31.9-50.1
$50,000- 74,999 223 42 18.0 12.7-24.7 61 26.7 20.6-33.9 46 20.3 14.8-27.3 17 6.0 3.5-10.2 57 29.0 22.4-36.6
$75,000+ 477 82 15.9 12.4-20.1 118 22.3 18.4-26.7 103 19.8 16.1-24.1 52 12.5 9.3-16.5 122 29.6 25.0-34.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 262 61 20.1 15.2-26.2 70 27.9 21.9-34.7 46 15.6 11.2-21.3 27 11.8 7.8-17.4 58 24.6 18.8-31.6
No 1,148 188 14.6 12.4-17.2 263 21.7 19.1-24.6 233 19.1 16.6-21.9 94 8.6 6.8-10.8 370 35.9 32.6-39.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 382 87 20.2 15.8-25.5 114 26.4 21.8-31.7 63 16.2 12.3-21.0 33 9.0 6.2-12.9 85 28.2 23.0-34.0
Non-Veteran 1,026 161 13.9 11.6-16.4 219 21.7 18.9-24.8 216 19.3 16.7-22.2 88 9.2 7.2-11.6 342 36.0 32.5-39.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 481 63 12.6 9.6-16.3 121 23.2 19.4-27.6 111 22.8 18.9-27.3 46 10.1 7.4-13.5 140 31.3 26.7-36.3
Regional City or Suburban 342 70 21.1 16.4-26.6 88 23.1 18.5-28.5 64 17.4 13.1-22.6 32 9.7 6.6-14.1 88 28.7 23.4-34.7
Rural 590 117 14.4 11.6-17.8 125 22.2 18.2-26.7 104 14.8 11.8-18.5 43 7.6 5.2-11.1 201 40.9 36.0-46.0

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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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