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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-Males

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
-MALES 1,463 282 18.2 16.1-20.6 342 22.9 20.5-25.5 285 19.1 16.8-21.7 126 8.4 6.8-10.4 428 31.3 28.4-34.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,052 210 18.9 16.3-21.8 238 21.9 19.2-25.0 211 19.4 16.6-22.4 99 9.1 7.2-11.5 294 30.6 27.3-34.2
Non-Hispanic Black 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
Other 16 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 381 46 11.9 8.7-16.1 64 15.9 12.3-20.2 62 17.1 13.0-22.1 32 8.3 5.6-12.3 177 46.9 41.1-52.8
35-44 232 35 14.1 9.8-19.8 58 26.9 20.8-34.0 38 17.6 12.4-24.3 24 11.9 7.5-18.4 77 29.6 23.4-36.6
45-54 252 42 16.8 12.1-22.9 62 24.7 19.1-31.4 60 23.7 18.2-30.1 22 9.2 5.8-14.4 66 25.6 19.6-32.6
55-64 261 54 23.8 18.2-30.6 67 26.8 20.9-33.6 54 19.5 14.5-25.7 25 7.0 4.5-10.7 61 22.9 17.5-29.3
65-74 243 71 32.2 25.4-39.8 57 23.0 17.5-29.7 59 24.3 18.2-31.8 17 5.6 3.2- 9.3 39 14.9 10.3-21.1
75+ 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 116 22 18.0 11.5-27.0 30 25.0 16.8-35.4 13 12.0 6.3-21.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 366 68 19.4 15.2-24.6 78 18.7 14.7-23.5 51 14.5 10.6-19.4 27 7.9 5.0-12.2 142 39.5 33.6-45.7
Some Post-H.S. 390 81 17.6 13.7-22.3 86 21.8 17.5-26.8 86 23.0 18.4-28.5 29 7.0 4.5-10.8 108 30.5 25.2-36.4
College Graduate 589 109 17.6 14.4-21.3 148 27.1 23.0-31.5 135 21.7 18.0-25.8 64 11.2 8.5-14.6 133 22.5 18.8-26.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 74 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 179 33 17.2 11.8-24.3 43 24.7 18.1-32.9 18 9.4 5.2-16.3 14 10.2 5.2-19.2 71 38.5 30.4-47.3
$25,000- 34,999 132 25 16.1 10.2-24.6 29 19.8 13.4-28.3 19 14.4 8.4-23.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 199 31 12.9 8.6-19.0 45 22.5 16.2-30.4 38 18.5 13.1-25.6 16 5.8 3.3-10.0 69 40.2 31.9-49.1
$50,000- 74,999 216 43 20.4 14.7-27.7 50 23.2 17.4-30.3 56 22.5 16.8-29.5 15 6.9 3.9-11.9 52 26.9 20.0-35.3
$75,000+ 501 98 19.1 15.4-23.3 125 25.0 20.9-29.6 113 22.5 18.4-27.2 55 10.3 7.6-13.9 110 23.1 18.9-28.0
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 285 66 20.7 15.8-26.6 66 22.7 17.4-29.0 51 15.5 11.1-21.2 27 10.8 6.3-17.9 75 30.4 23.7-38.0
No 942 185 19.6 16.8-22.8 225 22.9 20.0-26.2 180 19.6 16.6-22.9 76 7.3 5.6- 9.5 276 30.5 27.0-34.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 320 78 23.4 18.4-29.2 75 24.2 18.9-30.4 46 13.4 9.3-18.9 32 10.9 6.7-17.2 89 28.1 22.4-34.7
No 1,140 204 17.0 14.7-19.7 266 22.6 19.9-25.5 237 20.4 17.7-23.4 94 7.9 6.2- 9.9 339 32.1 28.9-35.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 414 104 23.3 18.9-28.4 95 25.1 20.4-30.4 81 18.3 14.4-23.1 37 9.8 6.6-14.4 97 23.5 18.8-28.9
Non-Veteran 1,049 178 16.6 14.2-19.4 247 22.2 19.5-25.2 204 19.4 16.6-22.5 89 8.0 6.2-10.3 331 33.8 30.3-37.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 485 82 16.0 12.8-20.0 121 24.9 20.9-29.4 107 22.3 18.3-27.0 40 7.9 5.6-10.9 135 28.9 24.4-33.8
Regional City or Suburban County 320 67 20.8 16.2-26.4 65 18.7 14.5-23.8 64 21.6 16.8-27.5 31 8.8 5.9-12.9 93 30.1 24.7-36.0
Rural 658 133 19.1 15.7-23.0 156 23.2 19.5-27.4 114 14.2 11.3-17.7 55 8.9 6.1-12.7 200 34.6 29.9-39.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 994 169 16.7 14.1-19.5 222 22.2 19.4-25.3 196 18.7 16.0-21.7 88 8.8 7.0-11.1 319 33.6 30.2-37.3
Unemployed 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 297 85 31.3 25.4-38.0 82 28.1 22.4-34.6 61 20.8 15.7-27.1 28 6.3 4.2- 9.4 41 13.4 9.4-18.8
Unable to Work 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 25 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 91 12 13.3 7.2-23.4 16 14.2 7.9-24.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 177 30 13.9 9.2-20.5 48 27.5 20.4-36.0 19 11.1 6.3-18.7 *** *** *** 71 42.2 33.4-51.6
151% to 200% 85 17 18.1 10.7-28.9 *** *** *** 13 15.6 8.2-27.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 905 176 19.0 16.2-22.1 213 23.8 20.7-27.2 203 21.0 18.1-24.3 84 8.7 6.7-11.1 229 27.5 24.0-31.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 232 43 17.9 12.4-25.0 64 25.0 18.7-32.6 42 15.6 10.6-22.5 21 9.0 4.5-17.1 62 32.5 24.3-42.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 491 105 21.2 17.2-25.8 99 20.2 16.3-24.7 86 16.3 12.8-20.6 37 6.4 4.3- 9.5 164 35.9 30.8-41.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 740 134 16.8 14.1-20.0 179 23.9 20.6-27.5 157 21.2 17.9-24.9 68 9.4 7.2-12.1 202 28.7 25.1-32.7

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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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