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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-Males

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
-MALES 1,447 983 64.5 61.4-67.4 132 10.4 8.6-12.5 109 8.3 6.8-10.2 152 11.5 9.7-13.7 71 5.3 4.0- 7.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,056 737 65.9 62.4-69.2 94 10.7 8.6-13.2 69 7.2 5.6- 9.3 106 11.3 9.1-13.8 50 5.0 3.6- 7.0
Non-Hispanic Black 200 134 62.4 54.1-70.0 15 9.5 5.4-16.4 19 11.4 7.2-17.7 21 9.8 6.0-15.5 11 6.9 3.6-13.0
Other 172 98 58.2 49.3-66.6 21 10.5 6.5-16.4 20 11.1 6.5-18.5 23 15.0 9.6-22.8 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 343 188 54.1 48.1-60.0 41 12.7 9.1-17.4 41 11.7 8.4-16.0 51 13.7 10.1-18.2 22 7.8 5.0-12.0
35-44 244 148 59.7 52.7-66.4 32 14.8 10.4-20.5 18 7.5 4.5-12.3 32 13.4 9.4-18.9 14 4.5 2.5- 8.1
45-54 251 161 65.4 58.4-71.8 27 10.2 6.7-15.1 21 7.8 5.0-12.1 25 11.3 7.4-16.9 17 5.3 2.8-10.1
55-64 301 226 73.5 67.2-79.1 19 6.1 3.6-10.1 18 6.7 4.0-11.0 29 10.7 7.1-15.8 *** *** ***
65-74 200 160 79.2 72.1-84.9 11 6.1 3.3-11.1 *** *** *** 12 6.1 3.3-10.9 *** *** ***
75+ 97 91 93.9 86.1-97.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 112 *** *** *** 14 8.5 4.7-14.9 12 10.2 5.2-19.1 16 14.9 8.8-24.0 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 335 204 59.8 53.6-65.7 31 10.8 7.4-15.6 28 8.1 5.4-12.1 49 13.8 10.2-18.5 23 7.5 4.8-11.6
Some Post-H.S. 360 240 63.4 57.4-69.0 35 11.5 8.0-16.2 26 8.0 5.3-11.8 36 11.3 8.0-15.9 23 5.9 3.6- 9.4
College Graduate 634 476 71.5 67.3-75.5 51 9.7 7.2-12.8 43 8.3 6.1-11.3 49 8.8 6.6-11.8 15 1.6 0.9- 2.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 69 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 179 113 58.3 49.6-66.4 17 8.7 5.1-14.4 13 11.1 6.4-18.5 20 12.0 7.5-18.5 16 10.0 5.7-16.9
$25,000- 34,999 123 76 57.9 47.5-67.7 11 9.5 4.9-17.6 11 8.6 4.6-15.7 18 17.3 10.6-27.1 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 171 106 56.8 47.6-65.6 18 11.9 7.1-19.3 15 8.4 4.7-14.6 24 16.2 10.5-24.2 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 230 166 69.3 61.9-75.9 14 7.8 4.3-13.6 17 8.4 5.1-13.7 22 9.9 6.3-15.3 11 4.6 2.3- 8.7
$75,000+ 486 356 69.3 64.2-73.9 43 11.1 8.0-15.1 33 8.3 5.8-11.7 40 9.0 6.4-12.5 14 2.4 1.3- 4.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 269 205 74.3 67.5-80.2 20 5.9 3.6- 9.4 13 5.0 2.6- 9.4 16 7.5 4.3-12.7 15 7.3 4.1-12.7
No 1,175 776 62.6 59.2-65.8 112 11.3 9.3-13.8 96 9.0 7.2-11.1 135 12.2 10.1-14.6 56 4.9 3.5- 6.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 387 294 70.0 64.2-75.2 22 7.0 4.4-11.0 24 7.4 4.8-11.1 31 11.1 7.7-15.8 16 4.5 2.6- 7.8
Non-Veteran 1,055 685 62.6 59.1-66.0 110 11.5 9.4-14.1 85 8.7 6.8-10.9 121 11.7 9.6-14.2 54 5.5 4.0- 7.5
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 495 344 67.1 62.1-71.7 39 8.3 5.8-11.6 42 8.6 6.2-11.8 53 11.7 8.7-15.4 17 4.4 2.6- 7.5
Regional City or Suburban 354 246 67.6 61.6-73.1 28 9.2 6.1-13.6 25 6.9 4.4-10.6 37 11.7 8.3-16.2 18 4.6 2.6- 8.0
Rural 598 393 59.3 54.3-64.2 65 13.6 10.4-17.5 42 9.2 6.5-12.7 62 11.3 8.5-14.8 36 6.6 4.4- 9.9

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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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