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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-Males

One drink is equivalent to a 12 ounce beer, a 5 ounce glass of wine, or a drink with one shot of liquor.
During the past 30 days, on the days when you drank, about how many drinks did you drink on the average?*

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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 2,809 1,223 39.1 37.0-41.2 894 32.5 30.5-34.7 336 13.5 12.0-15.1 125 5.0 4.1- 6.2 231 9.8 8.5-11.3
-MALES 1,448 458 28.9 26.3-31.7 483 33.1 30.3-36.0 222 16.2 14.1-18.6 96 7.2 5.7- 9.0 189 14.6 12.5-17.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,062 366 31.2 28.1-34.5 363 33.6 30.4-37.0 148 15.1 12.7-17.8 66 7.1 5.4- 9.4 119 13.0 10.7-15.7
Non-Hispanic Black 199 48 25.5 18.8-33.5 67 31.3 24.3-39.3 44 21.3 15.4-28.7 13 6.0 3.3-10.6 27 15.9 10.7-23.1
Other 168 39 20.5 14.3-28.4 46 31.6 23.6-40.9 28 15.9 10.6-23.3 14 8.6 4.8-14.7 41 23.4 16.6-32.0
AGE
18-34 340 73 20.9 16.4-26.1 108 31.7 26.4-37.6 59 17.7 13.5-22.9 31 8.5 5.7-12.4 69 21.2 16.7-26.7
35-44 246 59 23.5 17.9-30.3 80 33.5 27.2-40.5 48 18.2 13.5-24.0 20 8.6 5.4-13.5 39 16.2 11.7-22.1
45-54 255 68 25.7 20.2-32.0 89 37.2 30.7-44.2 38 14.8 10.6-20.4 17 8.0 4.5-13.6 43 14.4 10.3-19.7
55-64 300 101 36.1 29.9-42.9 110 33.4 27.6-39.7 49 17.4 12.8-23.1 17 5.5 3.2- 9.2 23 7.7 4.8-12.0
65-74 197 94 48.1 40.2-56.1 58 27.3 20.9-34.9 23 13.1 8.4-19.9 *** *** *** 12 6.7 3.5-12.2
75+ 98 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 110 19 16.1 9.7-25.6 *** *** *** 28 22.9 15.3-32.8 11 9.3 4.7-17.6 24 20.6 13.2-30.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 338 96 27.4 22.3-33.3 98 27.4 22.3-33.2 54 16.7 12.6-21.7 20 6.6 4.0-10.9 70 21.8 17.1-27.4
Some Post-H.S. 362 102 27.6 22.7-33.2 119 32.2 26.9-37.9 70 19.6 15.3-24.7 25 7.4 4.9-11.2 46 13.2 9.6-17.9
College Graduate 632 239 35.4 31.4-39.7 237 39.0 34.8-43.4 69 10.5 8.1-13.5 40 6.8 4.8- 9.4 47 8.3 6.0-11.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 74 13 13.2 6.8-24.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 179 48 24.0 17.6-32.0 47 24.9 18.3-33.0 26 15.5 10.3-22.7 18 11.4 7.0-18.2 40 24.1 17.6-32.1
$25,000- 34,999 124 32 24.0 16.3-33.9 39 30.5 22.0-40.6 23 19.1 12.2-28.5 *** *** *** 20 17.8 11.0-27.3
$35,000- 49,999 168 46 24.6 17.8-33.1 60 34.9 26.9-43.9 30 20.0 13.4-28.7 *** *** *** 23 15.3 9.7-23.3
$50,000- 74,999 232 73 31.0 24.4-38.4 87 35.2 28.4-42.6 34 16.9 11.9-23.5 16 6.4 3.5-11.3 22 10.6 6.7-16.2
$75,000+ 487 181 33.3 28.7-38.2 178 38.2 33.3-43.4 65 13.7 10.5-17.6 24 5.6 3.7- 8.6 39 9.2 6.6-12.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 269 98 34.5 28.1-41.4 78 29.0 22.9-35.8 38 14.3 10.0-20.0 19 8.3 5.1-13.3 36 14.0 9.7-19.8
No 1,176 358 27.6 24.8-30.7 404 34.0 30.9-37.2 184 16.6 14.3-19.3 77 7.0 5.4- 9.0 153 14.7 12.4-17.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 383 154 35.6 30.2-41.4 118 30.8 25.7-36.4 50 15.4 11.5-20.4 22 6.1 3.9- 9.6 39 12.1 8.6-16.7
Non-Veteran 1,060 302 26.8 23.8-30.0 364 33.9 30.6-37.3 171 16.4 14.0-19.2 74 7.6 5.8- 9.8 149 15.4 12.9-18.2
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 498 160 29.9 25.7-34.6 180 36.0 31.4-40.9 73 15.5 12.2-19.5 36 7.5 5.2-10.7 49 11.1 8.2-14.8
Regional City or Suburban 347 112 31.7 26.3-37.7 122 32.9 27.5-38.8 47 15.3 11.2-20.5 22 6.0 3.7- 9.5 44 14.1 10.2-19.1
Rural 603 186 25.8 21.9-30.1 181 30.1 25.8-34.9 102 17.6 14.2-21.7 38 7.8 5.4-11.2 96 18.7 15.0-23.0

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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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