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New Jersey Behavioral Risk Factor Survey
CDC Summary Prevalence Tables, 2003

Alcohol Consumption 

Drink Occasions Per Day

C.I = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level)
Denominator includes all respondents except those with do not know/refused/missing responses.
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

 

Total

>0, <=1

C.I.

>1, <=2

C.I

>2, <=5

C.I

>5, <=10

C.I

>10

C.I

None

C.I

All Adults

11305

51.4

50.3-52.6

6.9

6.27-7.45

2.6

2.21-2.99

0.4

0.26-0.58

1.2

0.93-1.47

37.5

36.4-38.6

 

Number of drinks of alcohol per day by Age

Age Group

Total

>0, <=1

C.I.

>1, <=2

C.I

>2, <=5

C.I

>5, <=10

C.I

>10

C.I

None

C.I

18-24

560

46.2

41.5-50.9

10.7

7.47-13.9

6.0

3.89-8.13

2.1

0.86-3.40

0.4

-.18-1.08

34.5

30.1-39.0

25-34

1563

53.8

50.9-56.7

8.4

6.73-10.1

3.7

2.45-4.91

0.2

-.06-0.52

1.3

0.66-1.96

32.6

29.9-35.3

35-44

2446

56.8

54.6-59.1

7.0

5.91-8.11

2.0

1.40-2.58

0.2

0.06-0.38

1.6

0.72-2.48

32.4

30.2-34.5

45-54

2358

52.5

50.1-55.0

6.1

5.07-7.23

2.3

1.59-2.97

0.2

0.00-0.32

1.1

0.55-1.65

37.8

35.4-40.2

55-64

1703

50.9

48.1-53.7

5.7

4.48-6.88

2.4

1.59-3.15

0.3

-.05-0.69

0.7

0.23-1.09

40.1

37.3-42.9

65+

2481

45.2

42.9-47.5

4.7

3.86-5.58

0.8

0.49-1.19

0.1

0.01-0.29

1.3

0.82-1.88

47.7

45.4-50.0

 

Number of drinks of alcohol per day by Sex

Gender Group

Total

>0, <=1

C.I.

>1, <=2

C.I

>2, <=5

C.I

>5, <=10

C.I

>10

C.I

None

C.I

Male

4506

53.2

51.4-55.0

10.2

9.15-11.3

4.7

3.92-5.40

0.8

0.50-1.16

1.8

1.24-2.26

29.3

27.7-31.0

Female

6799

49.8

48.4-51.3

3.8

3.22-4.40

0.7

0.49-0.97

0.0

-.02-0.10

0.7

0.44-0.94

44.9

43.5-46.3

 

Number of drinks of alcohol per day by Income

Income Group

Total

>0, <=1

C.I.

>1, <=2

C.I

>2, <=5

C.I

>5, <=10

C.I

>10

C.I

None

C.I

Less than $15,000

711

32.1

27.3-36.9

1.8

0.53-3.11

1.7

0.24-3.18

0.1

-.07-0.21

1.1

0.14-2.10

63.2

58.3-68.1

$15,000-24,999

1437

41.3

38.1-44.5

4.2

2.81-5.63

3.4

1.96-4.82

0.6

0.00-1.14

1.9

0.67-3.11

48.6

45.4-51.9

$25,000-34,999

1005

45.2

41.5-49.0

4.9

3.15-6.57

3.0

1.45-4.47

0.3

-.00-0.58

1.3

0.39-2.19

45.4

41.6-49.2

$35,000-49,999

1463

52.1

49.0-55.2

5.7

4.00-7.42

2.8

1.69-3.81

0.7

0.12-1.34

1.0

0.46-1.64

37.7

34.7-40.6

$50,000-74,999

1655

57.3

54.5-60.1

8.2

6.70-9.76

2.5

1.71-3.31

0.7

0.20-1.22

0.6

0.16-1.02

30.7

28.1-33.3

$75,000+

3398

62.4

60.5-64.3

10.3

9.01-11.5

3.1

2.38-3.80

0.4

0.04-0.70

0.7

0.37-1.07

23.2

21.5-24.8

 

Number of drinks of alcohol per day by Education

Education Group

Total

>0, <=1

C.I.

>1, <=2

C.I

>2, <=5

C.I

>5, <=10

C.I

>10

C.I

None

C.I

Less than H.S.

890

33.5

29.5-37.4

4.0

2.31-5.65

2.4

0.85-3.91

0.3

-.10-0.68

2.6

0.95-4.25

57.3

53.1-61.5

H.S. or G.E.D.

3088

46.0

43.8-48.1

6.5

5.36-7.72

2.6

1.84-3.32

0.6

0.22-0.92

1.2

0.72-1.74

43.1

41.0-45.2

Some Post-H.S.

2638

51.3

48.9-53.6

7.5

6.21-8.83

2.6

1.89-3.37

0.6

0.22-1.08

1.0

0.51-1.41

37.0

34.7-39.2

College Graduate

4646

60.6

59.0-62.3

7.5

6.62-8.46

2.7

2.07-3.25

0.2

0.01-0.37

0.8

0.51-1.13

28.2

26.6-29.7

 

Number of drinks of alcohol per day by Race/Ethnicity

Racial/ Ethnic Group

Total

>0, <=1

C.I.

>1, <=2

C.I

>2, <=5

C.I

>5, <=10

C.I

>10

C.I

None

C.I

White/Non-Hispanic

8528

55.9

54.7-57.2

8.5

7.72-9.28

3.1

2.60-3.54

0.5

0.31-0.75

0.9

0.66-1.14

31.1

29.9-32.2

Black or African American/ Non-Hispanic

1030

40.1

36.5-43.7

3.0

1.80-4.16

0.9

0.27-1.57

0.3

-.15-0.71

1.2

0.42-1.94

54.6

50.9-58.2

Other Race/Non-Hispanic

534

44.6

39.7-49.6

3.4

1.70-5.04

0.5

-.11-1.15

0.3

-.34-1.04

2.2

0.04-4.36

48.9

44.0-53.9

Multiracial/Non-Hispanic

61

52.6

37.9-67.3

8.7

-.03-17.4

1.1

-1.1-3.37

 

-

 

-

37.6

23.4-51.8

Hispanic

999

44.0

40.4-47.7

3.8

2.25-5.31

2.9

1.41-4.39

0.1

-.08-0.28

1.9

0.90-2.98

47.3

43.6-50.9

C.I = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level)

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