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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Piedmont North Carolina

Risk Factors

Binge Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.#
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,099 5,546 90.2 89.0-91.3 553 9.8 8.7-11.0
Piedmont NC 660 611 91.8 88.8-94.0 49 8.2 6.0-11.2
GENDER
Male 237 204 85.6 79.5-90.2 33 14.4 9.8-20.5
Female 423 407 96.5 94.2-97.9 16 3.5 2.1- 5.8
RACE
White 549 504 90.7 87.3-93.3 45 9.3 6.7-12.7
Other 101 97 96.5 89.6-98.9 4 3.5 1.1-10.4
AGE
18-44 282 248 86.5 80.8-90.7 34 13.5 9.3-19.2
45+ 374 359 96.4 93.6-98.0 15 3.6 2.0- 6.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 344 325 93.5 89.2-96.2 19 6.5 3.8-10.8
Some College + 313 283 89.7 85.0-93.1 30 10.3 6.9-15.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 378 351 92.1 88.3-94.7 27 7.9 5.3-11.7
$50,000+ 158 144 89.5 80.9-94.5 14 10.5 5.5-19.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 413 384 89.3 84.5-92.8 29 10.7 7.2-15.5
Cumberland 417 375 87.8 82.3-91.8 42 12.2 8.2-17.7
Durham 397 359 86.4 78.9-91.5 38 13.6 8.5-21.1
Forsyth 455 419 91.5 88.1-94.0 36 8.5 6.0-11.9
Gaston 464 427 90.0 86.1-92.8 37 10.0 7.2-13.9
Guilford 411 373 89.4 85.3-92.4 38 10.6 7.6-14.7
Mecklenburg 422 375 89.4 85.7-92.3 47 10.6 7.7-14.3
New Hanover 394 337 83.3 78.2-87.4 57 16.7 12.6-21.8
Onslow 428 389 84.9 76.0-90.8 39 15.1 9.2-24.0
Wake 423 358 84.0 79.4-87.8 65 16.0 12.2-20.6
Western NC 609 575 94.0 91.4-95.8 34 6.0 4.2- 8.6
Piedmont NC 660 611 91.8 88.8-94.0 49 8.2 6.0-11.2
Eastern NC 606 564 91.0 87.5-93.6 42 9.0 6.4-12.5

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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
No = Respondents who report they did not drink in the past 30 days and who did not have five or more drinks on an occasion.
Yes = Respondents who report they did drink in t he past 30 days and had five or more drinks on one or more occasions in the past month.

#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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