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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Binge Drinking

During this most recent occasion, how did you get most of the alcohol?*

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Respond.^
Someone else bought it I bought it at store I bought it at Restaurant/Bar Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 609 146 24.4 19.2-30.5 332 55.7 49.1-62.2 112 18.4 14.1-23.6 19 1.5 0.7- 3.0
GENDER
Male 408 83 20.4 14.6-27.6 237 60.1 52.1-67.7 75 18.2 13.2-24.5 13 1.3 0.5- 3.2
Female 201 63 37.6 28.1-48.2 95 41.2 31.8-51.4 37 19.1 12.3-28.6 6 2.0 0.6- 6.5
RACE
White 473 103 23.3 17.5-30.5 260 56.1 48.4-63.5 95 19.0 14.1-25.0 15 1.6 0.7- 3.7
African American 92 28 30.8 19.1-45.7 48 49.8 35.5-64.2 12 18.0 8.6-33.7 4 1.4 0.5- 4.0

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available.

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*Asked only of respondents who reported having at least one occasion of binge drinking (past 30 days)

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

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

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