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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Piedmont North Carolina

Risk Factors

Drinking alcohol in the past 30 days*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,131 2,629 41.7 39.8-43.6 3,502 58.3 56.4-60.2
Piedmont NC 663 232 34.9 30.5-39.6 431 65.1 60.4-69.5
GENDER
Male 239 110 46.3 39.0-53.7 129 53.7 46.3-61.0
Female 424 122 26.2 21.3-31.7 302 73.8 68.3-78.7
RACE
White 552 200 36.9 31.9-42.1 352 63.1 57.9-68.1
Other 101 29 25.3 17.1-35.8 72 74.7 64.2-82.9
AGE
18-44 283 119 42.2 35.2-49.5 164 57.8 50.5-64.8
45+ 376 112 28.8 23.7-34.5 264 71.2 65.5-76.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 346 91 27.7 22.2-34.0 255 72.3 66.0-77.8
Some College + 314 141 43.6 37.2-50.3 173 56.4 49.7-62.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 380 121 32.4 27.0-38.2 259 67.6 61.8-73.0
$50,000+ 159 75 47.3 37.9-57.0 84 52.7 43.0-62.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 414 158 39.4 34.1-44.9 256 60.6 55.1-65.9
Cumberland 422 177 49.5 41.7-57.4 245 50.5 42.6-58.3
Durham 399 180 47.8 41.2-54.6 219 52.2 45.4-58.8
Forsyth 455 203 47.2 41.8-52.6 252 52.8 47.4-58.2
Gaston 465 161 38.4 33.4-43.6 304 61.6 56.4-66.6
Guilford 414 197 46.9 41.4-52.4 217 53.1 47.6-58.6
Mecklenburg 424 235 55.7 50.4-61.0 189 44.3 39.0-49.6
New Hanover 397 221 57.9 51.4-64.1 176 42.1 35.9-48.6
Onslow 429 184 46.2 39.3-53.2 245 53.8 46.8-60.7
Wake 426 257 58.2 52.5-63.6 169 41.8 36.4-47.5
Western NC 611 200 34.1 29.9-38.5 411 65.9 61.5-70.1
Piedmont NC 663 232 34.9 30.5-39.6 431 65.1 60.4-69.5
Eastern NC 612 224 37.7 33.1-42.5 388 62.3 57.5-66.9

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*Data in this table were derived from the first alcohol consumption question.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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