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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Binge Drinking

During the same occasion, about how many glasses of wine, including wine coolers, hard lemonade, or hard cider, did you drink?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-2 glasses of wines 3-4 glasses of wines 5-6 glasses of wines 7+ glasses of wines None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 610 49 6.4 3.9-10.1 25 4.2 2.4- 7.2 35 4.2 2.6- 6.6 5 0.9 0.2- 4.0 496 84.3 79.5-88.2
GENDER
Male 408 24 5.4 2.7-10.5 14 3.9 1.9- 7.7 15 2.2 1.1- 4.3 3 1.1 0.2- 5.3 352 87.3 81.5-91.5
Female 202 25 9.4 5.7-15.1 11 5.2 2.3-11.3 20 10.7 5.9-18.5 2 0.2 0.0- 0.7 144 74.6 65.6-81.9
RACE
White 475 34 5.6 3.0-10.3 18 3.6 1.9- 6.6 29 4.9 2.9- 7.9 5 1.2 0.3- 5.1 389 84.8 79.2-89.1
African American 91 11 11.4 5.6-21.9 6 9.1 3.0-24.5 4 2.1 0.8- 5.7 0 0.0 . - . 70 77.3 63.4-87.0

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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