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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-Non-Hispanic White

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
-Non-Hispanic White 2,080 1,557 71.1 68.7-73.4 201 11.2 9.6-13.0 102 5.5 4.5- 6.8 150 8.5 7.1-10.1 70 3.8 2.8- 5.0
GENDER
Male 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
Female 1,024 820 77.3 74.0-80.3 107 11.8 9.5-14.5 33 3.5 2.4- 5.0 44 5.1 3.7- 7.1 20 2.3 1.4- 3.7
AGE
18-34 406 241 60.7 55.2-66.0 66 15.8 12.1-20.3 33 7.3 5.0-10.4 49 11.3 8.3-15.1 17 5.0 3.0- 8.2
35-44 300 204 65.5 59.3-71.3 41 15.3 11.3-20.4 17 5.8 3.5- 9.5 28 10.0 6.7-14.5 *** *** ***
45-54 376 268 69.7 64.1-74.8 41 11.3 8.2-15.4 20 5.9 3.8- 9.1 27 8.4 5.5-12.6 20 4.7 2.6- 8.1
55-64 439 344 77.7 72.7-82.1 30 6.5 4.3- 9.7 21 5.0 3.0- 8.1 31 8.0 5.3-11.9 *** *** ***
65-74 371 320 85.5 80.8-89.2 21 5.6 3.5- 8.8 *** *** *** 13 3.7 2.0- 6.6 *** *** ***
75+ 177 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 66 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 366 251 64.1 58.2-69.7 31 10.8 7.4-15.4 22 6.7 4.3-10.4 39 12.0 8.5-16.5 23 6.4 4.1- 9.9
Some Post-H.S. 556 414 71.4 66.7-75.7 57 11.8 8.9-15.4 28 5.2 3.5- 7.7 36 7.7 5.4-11.0 21 3.9 2.3- 6.5
College Graduate 1,086 842 73.8 70.6-76.8 107 11.7 9.6-14.2 50 5.7 4.2- 7.6 68 7.3 5.7- 9.4 19 1.5 0.9- 2.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 73 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 171 126 65.2 55.8-73.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 10.4 6.0-17.6 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 156 104 62.7 53.0-71.5 *** *** *** 13 7.7 4.3-13.5 13 11.3 6.2-19.6 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 248 176 65.6 57.6-72.7 31 14.8 10.0-21.3 *** *** *** 25 12.3 7.9-18.6 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 340 259 74.4 68.5-79.5 27 8.2 5.3-12.5 16 5.9 3.5- 9.8 25 8.2 5.4-12.4 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 793 610 73.2 69.5-76.7 78 12.1 9.6-15.1 37 5.8 4.1- 8.2 50 6.7 4.9- 9.0 18 2.2 1.3- 3.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 408 333 77.7 72.0-82.4 33 9.2 6.2-13.6 *** *** *** 16 4.6 2.6- 8.1 16 5.5 3.1- 9.5
No 1,668 1,221 69.8 67.0-72.4 168 11.6 9.9-13.6 92 6.0 4.8- 7.5 133 9.2 7.6-11.0 54 3.4 2.5- 4.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 337 267 73.0 66.9-78.4 19 7.4 4.6-11.6 18 6.4 3.9-10.4 20 8.8 5.6-13.6 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,739 1,287 70.7 68.0-73.3 182 11.9 10.1-13.9 84 5.4 4.2- 6.7 130 8.4 6.9-10.2 56 3.6 2.6- 5.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 668 494 71.7 67.6-75.5 71 11.6 9.1-14.7 37 5.3 3.7- 7.5 51 8.6 6.4-11.5 *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban 515 390 72.7 67.9-77.0 47 9.9 7.3-13.4 24 4.9 3.2- 7.3 40 9.5 6.8-13.1 *** *** ***
Rural 897 673 69.3 65.2-73.1 83 11.7 9.1-14.9 41 6.2 4.4- 8.6 59 7.6 5.6-10.1 41 5.3 3.7- 7.5

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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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