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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-Non-Hispanic Black

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 6,178 3,264 50.9 49.3-52.4 711 12.4 11.4-13.5 795 13.7 12.7-14.8 1,028 17.6 16.4-18.8 380 5.4 4.8- 6.2
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,193 738 58.6 55.1-61.9 151 13.0 10.9-15.4 123 10.5 8.6-12.7 142 14.6 12.2-17.4 39 3.4 2.3- 4.9
GENDER
Male 480 256 52.1 46.7-57.5 66 13.1 10.0-17.0 49 10.3 7.5-14.0 82 19.1 15.1-23.9 27 5.3 3.4- 8.3
Female 713 482 63.7 59.2-67.9 85 12.8 10.1-16.2 74 10.6 8.2-13.6 60 11.0 8.4-14.4 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 256 114 46.2 39.3-53.2 56 20.6 15.7-26.6 38 12.4 8.8-17.3 44 19.5 14.3-26.0 *** *** ***
35-44 171 84 51.3 42.2-60.2 25 11.1 7.1-16.9 34 19.8 13.6-27.9 23 15.2 9.6-23.3 *** *** ***
45-54 207 122 55.1 47.2-62.7 25 14.8 9.7-21.8 19 7.8 4.8-12.5 31 16.4 11.3-23.1 *** *** ***
55-64 259 172 64.9 57.4-71.6 24 7.4 4.7-11.5 24 8.7 5.4-13.8 26 12.8 8.5-18.9 *** *** ***
65-74 186 143 77.1 69.4-83.4 16 7.5 4.3-12.9 *** *** *** 15 8.5 4.8-14.6 *** *** ***
75+ 102 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 151 106 71.6 61.9-79.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 418 269 59.8 53.9-65.4 39 9.3 6.6-13.0 41 10.0 7.1-13.8 53 16.0 11.8-21.3 16 5.0 2.8- 8.6
Some Post-H.S. 325 190 54.3 47.8-60.6 56 19.1 14.4-24.8 24 7.8 5.1-11.8 45 16.9 12.4-22.5 *** *** ***
College Graduate 298 173 52.9 46.1-59.6 43 14.4 10.4-19.6 46 17.9 12.9-24.3 29 13.0 8.8-18.9 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 167 117 64.9 55.1-73.6 22 16.6 10.5-25.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 255 162 60.7 53.3-67.7 30 10.1 6.7-14.9 24 11.0 7.2-16.4 29 13.9 9.4-19.9 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 137 87 63.0 52.5-72.4 16 11.6 6.5-19.8 15 8.5 4.6-15.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 147 75 44.0 34.9-53.6 22 16.6 10.5-25.1 23 19.0 12.2-28.4 21 15.4 9.6-23.8 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 122 62 43.0 33.0-53.6 21 17.9 11.2-27.3 15 14.4 8.1-24.3 23 24.6 16.1-35.7 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 133 74 54.8 45.0-64.2 17 11.4 6.8-18.5 18 11.9 7.0-19.3 22 20.3 13.3-29.8 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 322 229 69.4 62.6-75.5 34 9.5 6.3-13.9 24 7.4 4.6-11.5 27 10.4 6.5-16.1 *** *** ***
No 801 477 56.3 52.1-60.4 102 13.1 10.6-16.2 83 10.4 8.1-13.2 108 16.4 13.4-20.0 31 3.7 2.4- 5.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 382 263 66.2 59.9-72.0 42 11.3 8.0-15.7 34 8.8 6.0-12.9 29 9.0 5.8-13.8 *** *** ***
No 807 472 55.5 51.4-59.6 109 13.7 11.1-16.7 88 11.1 8.8-13.9 113 16.9 13.8-20.4 25 2.9 1.9- 4.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 143 74 51.4 41.6-61.1 23 16.8 10.4-26.0 *** *** *** 27 21.2 13.9-30.9 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,050 664 59.5 55.8-63.1 128 12.5 10.3-15.0 113 11.1 9.1-13.6 115 13.8 11.3-16.7 30 3.1 2.0- 4.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 429 219 51.0 45.6-56.3 71 16.2 12.7-20.4 57 12.8 9.7-16.7 65 16.2 12.7-20.5 17 3.8 2.2- 6.7
Regional City or Suburban County 229 147 66.4 59.0-73.0 28 9.0 5.9-13.5 18 6.9 4.1-11.2 27 14.3 9.6-20.7 *** *** ***
Rural 535 372 63.8 58.0-69.2 52 11.1 8.0-15.3 48 9.6 6.8-13.3 50 12.8 9.0-17.9 *** *** ***
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 587 296 47.8 43.0-52.5 92 16.5 13.2-20.3 83 13.4 10.6-16.8 93 18.7 15.1-22.9 23 3.7 2.2- 6.0
Unemployed 69 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 275 227 82.0 75.8-86.9 16 4.7 2.6- 8.3 *** *** *** 15 6.4 3.5-11.3 *** *** ***
Unable to Work 183 127 67.5 58.1-75.6 20 9.4 5.6-15.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 155 99 58.9 49.5-67.7 19 13.2 8.0-21.1 14 10.5 6.1-17.4 18 14.2 8.5-22.9 *** *** ***
101% to 150% 238 157 62.3 54.4-69.6 25 10.7 6.9-16.2 21 8.5 5.2-13.7 25 12.7 8.1-19.5 *** *** ***
151% to 200% 85 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 412 226 50.0 44.2-55.8 62 15.3 11.6-19.8 55 14.1 10.5-18.8 59 17.8 13.6-23.0 *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 310 221 64.7 56.4-72.2 28 9.8 6.1-15.5 26 7.4 4.6-11.8 26 14.3 8.5-23.2 *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 360 239 65.0 58.9-70.6 40 11.0 7.7-15.5 32 9.1 6.2-13.2 39 12.0 8.5-16.8 *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 523 278 53.3 48.4-58.2 83 15.0 11.9-18.7 65 12.2 9.4-15.7 77 16.0 12.7-19.9 20 3.5 2.1- 5.9

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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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