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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-Non-Hispanic Black

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 2,781 746 24.5 22.7-26.4 744 26.3 24.4-28.3 478 17.2 15.5-18.9 228 8.4 7.2- 9.8 585 23.6 21.7-25.7
-Non-Hispanic Black 422 101 22.4 18.1-27.2 130 31.1 26.1-36.6 69 16.6 12.9-21.2 40 9.4 6.6-13.2 82 20.5 16.1-25.7
GENDER
Male 207 31 13.4 9.0-19.6 63 31.3 24.4-39.1 36 17.7 12.6-24.4 18 8.8 5.0-15.0 59 28.8 21.7-37.0
Female 215 70 31.6 24.9-39.3 67 31.0 24.1-38.9 33 15.5 10.6-22.1 22 10.0 6.4-15.3 23 11.9 7.6-18.1
AGE
18-34 129 23 17.9 11.6-26.6 42 31.6 23.4-41.2 21 16.6 10.4-25.4 12 9.0 5.1-15.4 31 24.9 17.1-34.9
35-44 82 23 20.9 13.0-31.8 *** *** *** 15 19.2 11.3-30.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 14.7 8.1-25.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 133 17 13.2 7.6-21.9 42 31.0 22.8-40.6 19 13.2 8.1-20.7 14 12.9 7.0-22.4 41 29.8 21.2-40.1
Some Post-H.S. 124 34 25.9 18.3-35.3 37 27.4 19.6-36.8 24 21.7 14.3-31.5 *** *** *** 18 17.4 10.7-27.1
College Graduate 122 40 30.6 22.0-40.9 34 28.7 19.8-39.6 22 20.4 13.3-30.1 *** *** *** 15 11.0 6.1-19.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 21.3 13.6-31.8
$25,000- 34,999 43 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 68 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 89 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 14.5 8.1-24.6
No 295 65 20.6 15.9-26.4 89 28.9 23.2-35.3 56 20.3 15.4-26.2 23 7.0 4.4-10.8 62 23.2 17.7-29.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 109 32 25.1 16.9-35.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 19 17.1 9.8-28.0
No 312 69 21.6 16.8-27.2 99 30.0 24.4-36.2 56 18.7 14.2-24.3 26 8.4 5.6-12.4 62 21.4 16.3-27.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 66 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 18 17.0 9.8-28.1
Non-Veteran 356 89 23.8 19.1-29.2 112 31.3 25.9-37.3 58 15.8 12.0-20.5 33 8.1 5.6-11.6 64 21.1 16.2-26.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 199 48 22.9 17.3-29.8 60 31.1 24.4-38.8 35 16.6 11.7-22.8 21 9.5 6.1-14.5 35 19.9 14.1-27.3
Regional City or Suburban County 74 14 14.9 8.3-25.3 19 22.0 13.5-33.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 149 39 25.0 17.2-34.9 51 35.6 26.3-46.1 21 14.8 8.8-23.7 *** *** *** 29 18.7 11.3-29.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 267 61 21.0 16.2-26.9 84 30.8 24.8-37.5 45 16.8 12.3-22.6 21 8.0 5.1-12.5 56 23.3 17.5-30.2
Unemployed 27 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 27 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 23 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 50 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 73 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 31 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 178 44 23.3 17.0-31.1 57 32.8 25.3-41.4 30 15.4 10.5-22.1 13 6.9 3.8-12.2 34 21.5 14.6-30.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 111 24 21.8 13.9-32.3 30 29.0 20.1-39.8 18 20.2 12.3-31.3 *** *** *** 29 22.1 14.8-31.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 233 57 23.0 17.7-29.3 72 31.6 25.2-38.7 39 16.1 11.6-21.9 24 9.9 6.5-14.7 41 19.5 14.2-26.1

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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 2016
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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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