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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-Non-Hispanic White

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
-Non-Hispanic White 2,043 550 23.2 21.2-25.4 582 26.9 24.7-29.2 346 17.1 15.2-19.1 163 8.7 7.3-10.3 402 24.1 21.8-26.4
GENDER
Male 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
Female 1,008 356 31.9 28.6-35.5 337 32.5 29.0-36.1 138 14.9 12.3-17.8 80 8.5 6.7-10.8 97 12.2 9.8-15.1
AGE
18-34 394 67 16.2 12.6-20.7 86 21.8 17.4-27.0 69 18.3 14.3-23.1 33 8.5 5.8-12.2 139 35.2 30.0-40.8
35-44 293 59 19.0 14.5-24.5 70 23.2 18.3-29.1 59 19.5 15.0-25.0 31 10.0 6.9-14.3 74 28.3 22.8-34.5
45-54 372 84 21.6 17.2-26.7 112 29.5 24.7-34.9 58 14.5 11.0-19.0 33 10.1 7.0-14.4 85 24.3 19.5-29.7
55-64 434 112 25.9 21.3-31.0 129 27.4 22.9-32.5 81 19.1 15.1-23.9 46 10.5 7.5-14.4 66 17.1 13.2-22.0
65-74 367 142 36.5 31.1-42.4 119 33.8 28.3-39.7 57 14.4 10.8-18.9 15 4.8 2.7- 8.5 34 10.5 7.3-14.9
75+ 173 84 43.7 35.4-52.3 61 38.0 29.8-46.9 20 11.6 7.1-18.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 358 96 21.2 16.9-26.1 91 24.3 19.5-29.7 51 14.1 10.5-18.8 22 7.5 4.5-12.1 98 33.0 27.4-39.0
Some Post-H.S. 549 162 25.7 21.7-30.0 150 25.4 21.4-29.9 89 17.5 14.0-21.7 41 8.0 5.7-11.0 107 23.5 19.4-28.1
College Graduate 1,065 276 22.7 20.1-25.6 324 29.1 26.2-32.3 198 19.3 16.6-22.2 91 9.2 7.3-11.4 176 19.7 17.0-22.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 70 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 175 43 20.5 14.4-28.3 54 28.7 21.2-37.5 27 13.6 8.8-20.3 *** *** *** 39 30.6 22.6-39.9
$25,000- 34,999 155 37 19.9 13.8-27.9 44 26.9 19.5-35.8 24 16.3 10.4-24.7 *** *** *** 38 29.3 21.1-39.2
$35,000- 49,999 244 74 23.3 18.0-29.5 54 20.2 15.0-26.7 43 19.9 14.1-27.5 15 6.4 3.6-11.3 58 30.2 23.2-38.2
$50,000- 74,999 330 89 23.4 18.7-29.0 91 26.9 21.6-32.8 60 19.8 15.1-25.6 25 6.7 4.2-10.4 65 23.2 18.1-29.2
$75,000+ 780 181 21.9 18.7-25.4 239 27.6 24.2-31.2 147 18.5 15.5-21.8 80 11.6 9.2-14.7 133 20.4 17.2-24.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 398 140 29.0 24.2-34.3 112 27.9 23.0-33.5 59 14.8 11.1-19.6 32 11.1 7.7-15.9 55 17.1 12.7-22.6
No 1,641 410 22.1 19.9-24.5 469 26.7 24.3-29.3 285 17.5 15.4-19.8 131 8.2 6.8-10.0 346 25.4 22.9-28.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 335 84 22.0 17.3-27.6 104 26.5 21.6-32.1 57 18.0 13.5-23.5 21 7.2 4.5-11.3 69 26.3 21.0-32.4
Non-Veteran 1,704 464 23.4 21.1-25.7 478 27.0 24.6-29.6 289 17.0 14.9-19.2 142 9.0 7.5-10.8 331 23.6 21.2-26.2
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 660 145 19.5 16.5-23.0 189 27.7 23.9-31.8 130 19.9 16.7-23.6 69 11.6 9.0-14.7 127 21.3 17.8-25.3
Regional City or Suburban 501 144 28.4 24.0-33.2 150 26.2 22.1-30.7 76 14.7 11.4-18.8 34 7.7 5.3-11.0 97 23.0 18.9-27.8
Rural 882 261 23.1 20.1-26.6 243 26.7 23.2-30.5 140 16.0 13.2-19.4 60 6.7 4.8- 9.3 178 27.4 23.7-31.5

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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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