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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-Males

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
-MALES 2,803 1,258 43.8 41.6-46.0 331 13.0 11.5-14.6 392 14.6 13.1-16.3 582 20.9 19.2-22.8 240 7.6 6.5- 8.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,905 808 41.4 38.7-44.1 200 12.1 10.4-14.1 266 14.6 12.8-16.6 439 22.9 20.7-25.2 192 9.0 7.6-10.7
Non-Hispanic Black 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
Other 44 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 628 217 36.4 32.2-40.9 102 16.5 13.5-20.1 118 18.3 15.1-22.1 161 23.8 20.2-27.8 30 4.9 3.2- 7.5
35-44 377 133 35.2 29.6-41.2 60 17.2 13.1-22.2 84 20.3 16.0-25.3 73 21.4 16.8-26.9 27 6.0 3.9- 9.0
45-54 459 194 43.5 38.2-49.0 64 13.6 10.4-17.7 60 12.6 9.5-16.5 105 22.0 18.0-26.7 36 8.3 5.6-11.9
55-64 548 270 49.0 44.0-54.0 46 8.0 5.8-11.1 64 13.0 9.9-16.7 108 19.9 16.3-24.2 60 10.1 7.5-13.4
65-74 513 263 51.8 46.6-57.0 46 9.6 6.9-13.1 47 8.7 6.2-12.1 103 19.6 15.8-24.0 54 10.3 7.5-14.1
75+ 243 161 68.4 61.2-74.8 11 5.0 2.5- 9.5 15 4.8 2.7- 8.5 26 10.4 6.7-15.8 30 11.4 7.6-16.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 328 200 61.3 54.6-67.5 38 12.5 8.7-17.7 39 11.1 7.8-15.5 34 10.5 7.0-15.6 17 4.6 2.6- 8.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 794 404 46.2 42.1-50.3 84 12.3 9.7-15.4 109 15.5 12.6-18.9 131 17.1 14.1-20.5 66 8.9 6.7-11.7
Some Post-H.S. 781 363 44.5 40.4-48.6 113 14.5 11.9-17.7 104 13.7 11.0-16.9 142 20.5 17.2-24.2 59 6.8 5.0- 9.2
College Graduate 893 286 28.9 25.6-32.5 95 12.3 10.0-15.2 140 17.1 14.3-20.4 274 32.6 29.0-36.3 98 9.0 7.2-11.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 222 140 65.9 57.8-73.1 20 7.9 4.7-12.8 25 11.0 7.0-17.0 30 12.4 7.9-18.7 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 412 217 52.1 46.2-58.0 48 13.9 10.0-19.1 55 14.5 10.9-19.1 64 14.0 10.7-18.3 28 5.4 3.4- 8.4
$25,000- 34,999 281 136 45.4 38.6-52.4 36 13.0 9.0-18.4 37 11.1 7.7-15.7 46 18.9 13.5-25.8 26 11.6 7.6-17.3
$35,000- 49,999 339 136 37.2 31.2-43.6 44 14.1 10.1-19.5 53 17.3 12.7-23.0 71 21.0 16.2-26.8 35 10.4 6.9-15.2
$50,000- 74,999 398 172 41.2 35.5-47.2 46 14.5 10.7-19.4 61 16.1 12.2-21.0 81 20.7 16.2-25.9 38 7.5 5.0-11.2
$75,000+ 741 225 28.9 25.2-32.9 99 14.9 12.1-18.2 125 18.3 15.1-21.9 219 29.6 25.8-33.6 73 8.4 6.3-11.1
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 659 359 54.6 49.6-59.4 77 13.0 9.9-16.9 71 10.9 8.2-14.3 105 15.4 12.3-19.0 47 6.2 4.1- 9.2
No 1,794 797 43.7 41.0-46.5 201 12.2 10.5-14.1 248 14.3 12.5-16.4 387 21.4 19.2-23.8 161 8.3 6.9-10.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 761 417 54.2 49.7-58.7 88 14.0 10.9-17.7 68 8.7 6.6-11.5 117 15.1 12.3-18.6 71 7.9 5.9-10.6
No 2,032 834 40.2 37.7-42.8 242 12.8 11.1-14.6 323 16.6 14.7-18.6 464 22.9 20.7-25.1 169 7.6 6.3- 9.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 818 381 43.8 39.8-47.9 105 14.8 12.0-18.1 91 11.4 9.0-14.4 171 22.1 18.8-25.8 70 7.9 6.1-10.3
Non-Veteran 1,982 874 43.7 41.1-46.4 226 12.5 10.8-14.4 301 15.7 13.8-17.7 411 20.6 18.5-22.8 170 7.5 6.3- 9.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 793 284 34.8 31.2-38.7 103 14.4 11.8-17.5 138 18.1 15.2-21.4 202 25.1 21.9-28.7 66 7.5 5.6- 9.9
Regional City or Suburban County 616 277 48.1 43.5-52.7 78 12.6 9.9-15.9 70 10.1 7.9-13.0 142 21.7 18.2-25.6 49 7.5 5.5-10.1
Rural 1,394 697 48.8 45.5-52.2 150 12.0 10.0-14.5 184 14.3 12.0-16.9 238 17.0 14.6-19.7 125 7.8 6.2- 9.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,645 593 35.4 32.6-38.2 224 15.1 13.1-17.3 286 17.5 15.4-19.8 403 24.3 22.0-26.9 139 7.7 6.3- 9.5
Unemployed 120 *** *** *** 19 9.6 5.8-15.7 17 13.8 8.0-22.9 16 14.2 7.8-24.6 *** *** ***
Retired 704 396 57.7 53.2-62.0 55 8.2 6.1-11.0 54 7.3 5.3-10.0 118 15.7 12.8-19.2 81 11.1 8.6-14.1
Unable to Work 223 155 69.1 60.4-76.5 20 11.0 6.1-19.0 16 6.9 3.9-12.0 24 10.4 6.1-17.2 *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 99 *** *** *** 13 11.8 6.7-20.1 18 18.2 10.6-29.3 20 20.1 12.7-30.3 *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 63 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 239 135 55.8 48.1-63.3 25 12.2 7.7-18.8 33 14.8 10.3-20.8 35 12.5 8.5-18.1 11 4.7 2.5- 8.8
101% to 150% 398 208 50.8 44.7-57.0 49 13.5 9.7-18.4 48 11.3 8.2-15.5 63 17.2 12.9-22.5 30 7.2 4.5-11.1
151% to 200% 194 101 51.3 43.0-59.5 21 11.3 7.0-17.7 24 13.5 8.7-20.4 33 14.6 9.8-21.2 15 9.4 5.3-16.1
More than 200% 1,468 532 34.4 31.5-37.4 185 14.3 12.2-16.6 237 17.2 14.9-19.7 365 25.3 22.7-28.0 149 8.9 7.3-10.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 538 286 51.8 46.1-57.4 53 10.7 7.7-14.5 63 12.2 8.8-16.6 89 17.9 13.6-23.3 47 7.5 5.3-10.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,015 499 50.6 46.8-54.4 115 12.1 9.8-14.8 132 12.3 10.1-14.9 185 17.4 14.7-20.3 84 7.7 5.9-10.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,250 473 37.3 34.2-40.5 163 14.2 12.1-16.7 197 16.8 14.5-19.4 308 24.0 21.4-26.8 109 7.6 6.1- 9.4

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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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