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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-Non-Hispanic White

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
-Non-Hispanic White 4,319 2,198 50.3 48.5-52.1 526 12.8 11.6-14.0 620 14.9 13.7-16.2 703 16.6 15.3-17.9 272 5.4 4.7- 6.2
GENDER
Male 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
Female 2,460 1,426 57.0 54.6-59.4 309 13.1 11.6-14.9 322 13.9 12.3-15.7 312 13.1 11.5-14.8 91 2.9 2.3- 3.7
AGE
18-34 661 249 42.2 37.8-46.8 96 14.7 11.8-18.1 156 21.5 18.2-25.2 148 20.3 17.1-23.9 *** *** ***
35-44 498 196 41.7 36.7-46.8 74 14.1 11.0-17.9 96 17.7 14.4-21.5 106 21.7 17.9-26.1 26 4.9 3.1- 7.5
45-54 737 352 47.5 43.4-51.7 111 15.6 12.8-18.8 105 14.6 11.9-17.7 129 17.2 14.3-20.5 40 5.1 3.5- 7.4
55-64 908 456 51.4 47.5-55.2 107 11.4 9.2-14.1 122 13.2 10.9-16.0 144 15.3 12.7-18.2 79 8.7 6.8-11.0
65-74 881 504 60.5 56.6-64.3 97 10.8 8.6-13.4 93 8.9 7.1-11.1 119 11.8 9.7-14.4 68 8.0 6.1-10.4
75+ 599 418 71.5 67.1-75.5 38 6.2 4.3- 9.0 46 7.0 5.0- 9.7 53 7.8 5.7-10.7 44 7.5 5.5-10.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 304 232 75.9 69.8-81.1 23 8.2 5.3-12.5 20 5.9 3.6- 9.6 14 5.5 3.1- 9.5 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,083 706 61.6 58.0-65.0 102 10.6 8.5-13.1 100 10.2 8.2-12.6 120 12.9 10.6-15.7 55 4.8 3.6- 6.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,265 697 51.0 47.7-54.2 174 14.7 12.4-17.2 171 15.8 13.4-18.5 150 13.7 11.5-16.2 73 4.9 3.8- 6.3
College Graduate 1,652 555 29.7 27.3-32.2 225 14.1 12.3-16.2 329 21.7 19.4-24.1 417 27.7 25.2-30.3 126 6.9 5.7- 8.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 299 221 72.6 66.0-78.2 21 8.8 5.4-14.0 19 7.3 4.4-12.1 23 6.9 4.3-10.9 15 4.3 2.5- 7.6
$15,000- 24,999 554 374 65.9 60.8-70.7 52 9.6 7.0-13.1 53 9.0 6.5-12.4 49 11.0 8.0-14.9 26 4.3 2.7- 6.8
$25,000- 34,999 356 198 52.1 45.6-58.5 49 13.8 9.9-18.7 51 16.3 12.0-21.8 44 15.1 11.0-20.5 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 514 262 50.9 45.6-56.2 70 14.3 11.0-18.5 74 13.6 10.4-17.5 68 12.9 9.6-17.1 40 8.3 5.8-11.9
$50,000- 74,999 606 261 43.9 39.0-49.1 84 13.9 11.0-17.5 84 14.1 11.1-17.7 128 22.2 18.4-26.5 49 5.9 4.2- 8.1
$75,000+ 1,153 356 31.5 28.4-34.8 167 14.7 12.5-17.3 236 21.0 18.4-23.8 306 26.3 23.5-29.4 88 6.4 5.1- 8.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,217 800 66.1 62.8-69.3 119 9.3 7.5-11.3 116 9.3 7.6-11.4 122 10.5 8.5-12.9 60 4.8 3.6- 6.5
No 3,087 1,387 44.7 42.6-46.9 407 14.1 12.6-15.6 502 16.8 15.3-18.5 580 18.7 17.1-20.4 211 5.7 4.9- 6.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 642 298 46.5 41.9-51.2 81 12.8 10.0-16.2 93 14.4 11.5-17.9 107 16.8 13.6-20.6 63 9.5 7.3-12.3
Non-Veteran 3,673 1,900 51.0 49.0-53.0 445 12.8 11.5-14.2 526 15.0 13.6-16.4 595 16.5 15.1-18.0 207 4.7 4.0- 5.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,074 392 37.2 33.8-40.7 143 13.5 11.3-16.0 195 18.8 16.2-21.7 267 24.3 21.5-27.3 77 6.3 4.9- 8.1
Regional City or Suburban 1,029 507 48.5 44.9-52.1 136 13.9 11.5-16.6 171 17.0 14.5-19.8 144 15.0 12.5-17.7 71 5.7 4.4- 7.4
Rural 2,216 1,299 59.5 56.9-62.1 247 11.7 10.1-13.5 254 11.3 9.8-13.0 292 12.7 11.0-14.6 124 4.8 3.9- 5.9

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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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