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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-Females

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
-FEMALES 1,318 464 31.9 29.0-35.0 402 30.4 27.5-33.5 193 14.8 12.7-17.2 102 8.4 6.7-10.4 157 14.5 12.1-17.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 968 333 30.7 27.4-34.3 308 32.1 28.6-35.7 142 14.8 12.3-17.6 73 8.4 6.3-11.0 112 14.1 11.5-17.1
Non-Hispanic Black 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
Other 13 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 326 73 21.7 16.9-27.4 91 28.6 23.2-34.7 49 13.6 10.0-18.3 30 9.6 6.3-14.4 83 26.5 21.1-32.7
35-44 208 64 29.6 23.0-37.2 57 29.0 22.1-37.0 43 20.8 15.3-27.7 18 9.2 5.7-14.5 26 11.5 7.4-17.3
45-54 223 87 39.4 32.4-46.9 61 27.6 21.4-34.9 32 14.1 9.7-19.9 21 9.1 5.7-14.4 22 9.7 5.9-15.7
55-64 271 101 35.3 28.8-42.4 93 35.5 29.0-42.5 33 12.1 8.1-17.7 23 8.0 5.0-12.6 21 9.1 5.5-14.7
65-74 199 93 43.1 34.9-51.7 68 35.2 27.5-43.7 26 15.1 9.8-22.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 82 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 67 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 236 85 33.4 26.5-41.0 54 23.3 17.5-30.4 46 17.3 12.5-23.5 21 9.9 6.3-15.4 30 16.1 10.9-23.1
Some Post-H.S. 397 138 31.1 26.1-36.6 133 34.2 28.9-39.9 51 13.8 10.2-18.3 28 6.8 4.3-10.6 47 14.1 10.3-19.0
College Graduate 617 216 31.2 27.2-35.6 195 31.1 26.9-35.6 91 16.2 13.0-20.0 45 8.0 5.8-11.0 70 13.4 10.5-17.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 176 61 33.2 25.2-42.4 48 26.4 19.1-35.2 24 11.6 7.4-17.8 17 11.7 6.6-20.1 26 17.1 10.3-26.9
$25,000- 34,999 107 *** *** *** *** *** *** 11 9.5 5.0-17.2 *** *** *** 11 13.5 6.7-25.2
$35,000- 49,999 169 63 34.3 26.1-43.4 50 24.8 18.1-32.9 26 19.2 12.8-27.7 11 5.8 3.0-10.8 19 16.1 9.8-25.3
$50,000- 74,999 197 77 36.5 29.2-44.5 60 33.1 25.7-41.4 25 12.0 7.5-18.4 12 5.5 2.8-10.6 23 12.9 8.4-19.5
$75,000+ 412 125 26.9 22.4-32.0 132 31.6 26.6-37.0 67 16.6 12.9-21.3 34 8.8 6.1-12.5 54 16.1 12.0-21.1
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 223 101 43.2 35.1-51.6 62 28.6 21.3-37.1 28 11.5 7.4-17.5 17 9.6 5.1-17.5 15 7.1 3.7-13.2
No 909 321 32.9 29.3-36.7 284 31.1 27.5-34.8 133 14.8 12.3-17.7 68 7.6 5.8- 9.8 103 13.7 10.9-17.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 279 104 34.2 27.7-41.4 79 27.3 21.3-34.3 41 13.6 9.5-19.2 21 9.1 5.2-15.3 34 15.8 10.1-23.7
No 1,029 354 31.2 27.9-34.6 321 31.3 27.9-34.8 152 15.3 12.8-18.0 81 8.3 6.4-10.5 121 14.0 11.6-16.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 38 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,279 442 31.4 28.5-34.6 394 30.8 27.8-33.9 189 14.8 12.6-17.2 99 8.3 6.6-10.4 155 14.7 12.3-17.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 480 140 25.3 21.3-29.7 151 31.1 26.6-36.0 75 15.8 12.5-19.8 46 10.0 7.2-13.6 68 17.8 13.9-22.6
Regional City or Suburban County 301 115 36.9 30.7-43.5 94 29.0 23.4-35.3 36 11.5 8.0-16.2 21 8.8 5.3-14.3 35 13.9 9.7-19.5
Rural 537 209 37.5 32.2-43.0 157 30.5 25.5-36.0 82 15.9 12.3-20.2 35 5.9 4.0- 8.6 54 10.3 7.3-14.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 757 237 28.2 24.6-32.0 231 31.2 27.4-35.3 113 14.6 11.9-17.7 65 9.2 7.0-12.0 111 16.8 13.7-20.6
Unemployed 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 278 130 46.5 39.4-53.7 98 34.0 27.6-41.1 36 14.6 10.2-20.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 80 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 147 52 33.5 25.3-42.9 37 25.8 18.3-35.0 22 14.6 9.1-22.5 13 7.7 4.3-13.3 23 18.5 12.0-27.3
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 40 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 159 63 41.4 32.4-51.0 42 28.5 20.5-38.1 20 10.8 6.6-17.2 15 8.5 4.8-14.5 19 10.8 6.6-17.3
151% to 200% 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 774 262 29.7 26.1-33.5 248 31.5 27.8-35.5 115 15.7 12.9-19.0 55 7.5 5.6-10.0 94 15.6 12.5-19.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 193 76 41.8 32.0-52.4 54 30.3 21.7-40.5 26 10.8 6.6-17.3 12 5.3 2.7-10.4 25 11.7 7.0-18.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 388 152 37.9 32.2-44.0 110 28.4 23.0-34.5 58 14.9 11.1-19.6 27 7.8 4.8-12.3 41 11.1 7.6-15.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 737 236 27.9 24.4-31.7 238 31.3 27.6-35.2 109 15.4 12.7-18.7 63 9.1 6.9-11.8 91 16.3 13.1-20.0

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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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