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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-Non-Hispanic Black

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 2,851 2,082 69.9 67.7-72.0 263 10.2 8.8-11.7 159 6.4 5.4- 7.6 237 8.9 7.7-10.3 110 4.6 3.7- 5.7
-Non-Hispanic Black 433 312 70.5 65.0-75.4 33 7.6 5.2-11.0 33 8.3 5.7-11.9 41 9.4 6.6-13.2 *** *** ***
GENDER
Male 210 145 67.8 59.5-75.0 15 7.3 4.2-12.5 20 9.6 5.9-15.3 21 9.0 5.1-15.4 *** *** ***
Female 223 167 73.3 66.0-79.5 18 7.9 4.7-13.1 *** *** *** 20 9.7 6.2-15.0 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 139 92 65.9 56.2-74.3 *** *** *** 15 11.0 6.4-18.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 84 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 81 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 39 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 135 83 60.7 50.5-70.1 *** *** *** 17 10.6 6.1-17.7 18 13.8 7.9-23.0 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 133 100 72.0 62.3-80.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 123 100 83.5 74.7-89.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 88 60 71.5 60.5-80.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 71 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 88 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 307 222 69.4 62.7-75.4 20 6.8 4.1-11.0 23 8.1 5.2-12.6 31 10.5 7.0-15.5 *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 110 *** *** *** 13 11.7 6.4-20.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 322 236 71.1 64.8-76.7 19 6.2 3.7-10.1 23 7.8 4.9-12.0 33 10.8 7.3-15.6 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 67 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 366 267 69.7 63.7-75.1 26 7.5 4.9-11.3 28 8.6 5.7-12.7 31 9.3 6.2-13.6 *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 202 146 70.8 63.2-77.4 16 8.2 4.7-13.7 15 8.6 5.0-14.4 20 9.3 6.0-14.3 *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 76 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 155 116 75.0 64.6-83.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 278 195 67.4 60.5-73.7 19 7.1 4.3-11.5 22 8.7 5.5-13.6 30 11.2 7.4-16.4 *** *** ***
Unemployed 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 45 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 28 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 23 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 184 135 70.0 61.1-77.7 15 8.2 4.5-14.4 *** *** *** 18 8.5 5.0-14.0 *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 113 73 66.1 55.6-75.3 *** *** *** 14 13.6 7.7-23.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 237 172 71.5 64.5-77.5 21 8.3 5.1-13.2 15 7.4 4.3-12.4 23 9.6 6.3-14.4 *** *** ***

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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 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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