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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-Females

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
-FEMALES 3,375 2,006 57.4 55.3-59.4 380 11.9 10.6-13.3 403 12.8 11.5-14.3 446 14.5 13.1-16.0 140 3.4 2.7- 4.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,290 1,292 54.4 51.8-57.0 239 11.3 9.7-13.1 285 13.7 12.0-15.5 357 16.7 14.9-18.7 117 4.0 3.2- 5.0
Non-Hispanic Black 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 12 1.8 0.9- 3.7
Other 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 629 288 48.4 43.7-53.2 95 14.4 11.4-17.9 130 17.9 14.8-21.4 107 17.4 14.2-21.2 *** *** ***
35-44 442 226 49.5 44.1-55.0 66 14.6 11.2-18.9 55 14.8 11.2-19.3 83 18.0 14.2-22.4 12 3.1 1.6- 5.9
45-54 539 305 55.6 50.6-60.4 75 13.4 10.4-17.1 71 13.5 10.5-17.2 68 14.3 11.1-18.1 20 3.2 2.0- 5.4
55-64 661 382 57.7 53.0-62.3 72 10.4 7.9-13.6 75 11.1 8.6-14.3 105 17.2 13.9-21.0 27 3.6 2.3- 5.7
65-74 641 436 67.9 63.4-72.2 46 7.8 5.5-11.1 51 7.9 5.7-10.7 61 9.5 7.1-12.6 47 6.9 4.8- 9.7
75+ 430 346 83.3 78.9-87.0 22 5.2 3.2- 8.4 18 3.9 2.3- 6.4 20 3.6 2.1- 5.9 24 4.0 2.4- 6.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 321 253 77.3 70.7-82.8 29 10.9 7.1-16.4 18 5.3 3.1- 8.8 15 3.0 1.7- 5.4 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 891 636 66.6 62.6-70.4 78 9.3 7.2-12.0 81 10.8 8.4-13.8 70 10.4 8.0-13.4 26 2.9 1.8- 4.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,020 606 56.2 52.4-60.0 113 12.6 10.3-15.4 123 12.9 10.6-15.7 134 15.0 12.3-18.0 44 3.3 2.3- 4.6
College Graduate 1,137 506 40.4 37.0-43.8 160 13.9 11.7-16.4 180 18.2 15.6-21.2 227 23.3 20.4-26.5 64 4.1 3.0- 5.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 342 260 73.2 66.8-78.7 31 10.1 6.7-14.8 25 9.4 6.0-14.4 21 6.6 4.0-10.8 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 581 397 64.3 59.0-69.2 70 12.9 9.7-16.9 49 10.0 7.4-13.6 40 8.3 5.8-11.6 25 4.6 2.3- 8.7
$25,000- 34,999 306 193 60.1 53.0-66.8 32 12.1 7.9-18.1 42 15.9 11.4-21.8 25 8.6 5.3-13.7 14 3.3 1.8- 6.1
$35,000- 49,999 425 245 58.4 52.4-64.2 53 13.2 9.7-17.7 49 9.8 7.0-13.7 62 15.3 11.6-19.9 16 3.3 1.6- 6.3
$50,000- 74,999 412 214 51.8 46.1-57.6 63 14.8 11.2-19.3 58 15.3 11.5-20.0 69 16.3 12.6-20.8 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 663 243 35.9 31.7-40.3 80 12.0 9.4-15.2 119 19.6 16.3-23.5 170 26.6 22.8-30.8 51 5.9 4.2- 8.1
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 887 655 73.0 69.0-76.6 86 10.3 7.8-13.4 58 7.4 5.5-10.0 59 6.6 4.8- 8.9 29 2.8 1.7- 4.6
No 2,188 1,242 55.7 53.1-58.3 256 12.5 10.9-14.4 282 13.2 11.5-15.0 307 14.9 13.1-16.8 101 3.7 2.8- 4.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,044 749 69.7 66.0-73.3 99 9.9 7.8-12.5 82 9.3 7.3-11.9 75 7.4 5.7- 9.6 39 3.6 2.1- 6.1
No 2,314 1,250 52.7 50.2-55.2 278 12.6 11.0-14.4 315 14.0 12.4-15.8 370 17.3 15.5-19.3 101 3.4 2.7- 4.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,291 1,963 57.7 55.6-59.8 361 11.5 10.2-13.0 395 12.8 11.5-14.3 439 14.6 13.1-16.2 133 3.3 2.6- 4.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 899 401 44.7 40.9-48.5 118 12.0 9.9-14.5 160 17.2 14.6-20.1 176 21.1 18.2-24.4 44 5.0 3.4- 7.2
Regional City or Suburban County 775 463 61.1 56.9-65.2 90 11.8 9.3-14.8 95 12.1 9.6-15.0 101 12.6 10.0-15.8 26 2.4 1.5- 3.8
Rural 1,701 1,142 65.6 62.5-68.5 172 11.8 9.8-14.2 148 9.7 8.0-11.7 169 10.1 8.4-12.1 70 2.8 2.0- 3.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,522 735 45.8 42.8-48.8 217 14.1 12.1-16.3 228 16.2 14.1-18.6 281 20.2 17.8-22.8 61 3.7 2.6- 5.2
Unemployed 123 *** *** *** 16 13.3 7.9-21.5 23 18.4 11.6-27.8 12 10.4 5.3-19.4 *** *** ***
Retired 980 694 71.9 68.4-75.2 60 6.8 5.0- 9.2 79 7.8 6.0-10.0 86 8.3 6.5-10.6 61 5.2 3.8- 7.1
Unable to Work 344 260 74.9 68.2-80.5 43 13.3 8.9-19.5 17 5.0 2.9- 8.5 16 4.1 2.3- 7.2 *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 393 241 63.7 57.8-69.1 42 10.1 7.1-14.1 54 12.3 9.1-16.5 50 13.0 9.6-17.3 *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 135 93 68.6 58.6-77.2 11 6.1 3.1-11.7 16 14.2 8.3-23.3 13 10.5 5.7-18.3 *** *** ***
50% to 100% 293 208 66.2 58.6-73.1 42 15.7 11.0-21.9 20 8.1 5.1-12.8 18 7.0 4.0-12.0 *** *** ***
101% to 150% 531 366 63.6 58.3-68.6 57 13.3 9.9-17.6 52 12.7 9.3-16.9 39 7.5 5.3-10.6 17 3.0 1.5- 5.6
151% to 200% 227 146 65.5 57.1-73.0 25 8.8 5.5-13.9 27 12.7 8.4-18.9 18 10.3 5.9-17.4 11 2.7 1.3- 5.4
More than 200% 1,524 731 46.2 43.2-49.2 188 12.4 10.5-14.5 223 15.7 13.6-18.0 299 21.2 18.8-23.8 83 4.6 3.5- 5.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 696 493 68.6 63.5-73.4 59 10.4 7.2-14.6 53 8.8 6.2-12.4 64 9.5 6.9-12.9 27 2.7 1.4- 5.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,227 823 67.0 63.7-70.3 133 11.9 9.7-14.6 123 10.6 8.6-12.9 106 8.0 6.4-10.0 42 2.5 1.6- 3.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,452 690 48.0 44.9-51.1 188 12.2 10.5-14.3 227 15.4 13.4-17.7 276 20.1 17.7-22.6 71 4.3 3.2- 5.8

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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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