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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-Males

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
-MALES 2,721 1,223 46.3 44.0-48.6 335 13.0 11.6-14.6 418 15.3 13.7-16.9 521 18.3 16.7-20.1 224 7.1 6.1- 8.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,859 772 43.1 40.3-45.8 217 12.4 10.7-14.3 298 16.0 14.2-18.0 391 20.3 18.3-22.6 181 8.2 7.0- 9.7
Non-Hispanic Black 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
Other 369 187 53.8 47.6-59.8 58 16.7 12.6-21.9 56 13.3 9.9-17.6 47 11.1 8.1-15.2 21 5.0 2.9- 8.6
AGE
18-34 563 208 41.7 37.0-46.6 93 16.0 12.9-19.7 126 20.4 17.0-24.3 118 19.1 15.8-22.9 18 2.8 1.6- 4.7
35-44 398 147 39.8 34.2-45.6 57 13.9 10.4-18.3 68 15.4 12.0-19.6 100 25.1 20.6-30.2 26 5.9 3.8- 9.0
45-54 498 236 47.6 42.6-52.7 63 13.2 10.2-17.0 67 13.4 10.4-17.2 89 17.1 13.7-21.2 43 8.5 6.0-12.1
55-64 574 261 45.3 40.6-50.2 63 11.2 8.5-14.6 77 13.7 10.7-17.4 112 18.8 15.4-22.8 61 11.0 8.3-14.3
65-74 423 219 57.6 52.0-63.1 42 9.2 6.6-12.8 51 10.2 7.5-13.7 63 12.0 9.1-15.7 48 10.9 7.9-14.8
75+ 241 140 62.5 55.0-69.5 15 7.6 4.3-13.1 24 8.1 4.9-13.2 37 12.6 8.6-18.0 25 9.2 6.1-13.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 309 187 61.7 55.1-67.8 31 10.2 6.9-14.8 36 9.9 6.8-14.1 32 11.0 7.5-15.8 23 7.3 4.5-11.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 783 428 53.3 49.1-57.4 82 11.9 9.4-15.0 103 13.3 10.8-16.3 112 15.3 12.5-18.6 58 6.2 4.7- 8.3
Some Post-H.S. 690 319 45.4 41.0-49.8 103 15.3 12.4-18.8 105 16.6 13.5-20.1 107 15.9 12.9-19.3 56 6.9 5.1- 9.1
College Graduate 921 278 28.4 25.3-31.7 117 13.3 11.0-16.0 172 19.8 17.0-22.9 269 30.4 27.1-33.9 85 8.1 6.4-10.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 204 127 63.6 55.1-71.3 14 7.2 4.0-12.6 19 10.3 6.0-17.2 27 12.1 7.6-18.6 17 6.8 3.6-12.5
$15,000- 24,999 432 240 56.9 51.3-62.4 44 9.0 6.4-12.5 65 13.8 10.5-17.8 52 14.1 10.5-18.5 31 6.2 4.1- 9.3
$25,000- 34,999 247 122 53.1 45.3-60.7 35 13.1 8.9-18.8 43 15.7 11.1-21.6 34 13.0 9.1-18.3 13 5.1 2.7- 9.7
$35,000- 49,999 330 156 46.3 39.8-52.9 39 13.5 9.5-18.8 49 14.7 10.6-20.0 51 14.7 10.7-20.0 35 10.8 7.4-15.6
$50,000- 74,999 393 157 41.8 35.8-48.0 52 12.8 9.5-17.1 52 14.8 11.0-19.5 96 23.9 19.2-29.3 36 6.8 4.7- 9.8
$75,000+ 693 202 29.4 25.6-33.6 91 13.6 10.8-16.9 130 19.3 16.1-22.9 204 29.6 25.8-33.7 66 8.1 6.1-10.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 671 391 60.2 55.7-64.6 63 9.2 7.0-12.0 74 10.1 7.8-13.0 95 13.3 10.5-16.6 48 7.2 5.1-10.0
No 2,042 828 42.4 39.8-45.0 270 14.1 12.3-16.0 344 16.8 15.0-18.8 426 19.9 17.9-22.0 174 6.9 5.8- 8.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 736 342 45.9 41.6-50.3 88 13.1 10.4-16.4 110 14.9 12.1-18.2 127 17.1 14.1-20.6 69 9.0 6.9-11.6
Non-Veteran 1,976 877 46.4 43.8-49.1 246 13.0 11.3-14.9 306 15.3 13.6-17.3 393 18.7 16.8-20.8 154 6.5 5.4- 7.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 800 286 38.7 34.8-42.9 106 13.7 11.1-16.7 146 17.1 14.5-20.2 202 23.2 20.2-26.7 60 7.2 5.4- 9.5
Regional City or Suburban 617 256 42.6 38.0-47.3 96 16.2 12.9-20.0 103 17.0 13.8-20.8 102 16.4 13.3-20.1 60 7.8 5.9-10.3
Rural 1,304 681 54.3 51.0-57.7 133 10.7 8.8-13.0 169 12.7 10.7-15.1 217 15.7 13.4-18.2 104 6.5 5.2- 8.2

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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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