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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Alcohol Consumption

Binge Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,849 13,783 91.6 91.0-92.2 1,066 8.4 7.8- 9.0
-Eastern NC 4,968 4,615 92.1 91.1-93.0 353 7.9 7.0- 8.9
GENDER
Male 1,775 1,529 87.0 85.1-88.7 246 13.0 11.3-14.9
Female 3,193 3,086 96.7 95.9-97.3 107 3.3 2.7- 4.1
RACE
White 3,278 3,021 91.6 90.4-92.6 257 8.4 7.4- 9.6
African American 1,251 1,201 95.5 93.9-96.7 50 4.5 3.3- 6.1
Other Minorities 14 14 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-24 331 281 84.7 79.2-89.0 50 15.3 11.0-20.8
25-34 814 711 87.1 84.0-89.7 103 12.9 10.3-16.0
35-44 880 791 89.3 86.6-91.5 89 10.7 8.5-13.4
45-54 899 832 92.1 89.7-94.0 67 7.9 6.0-10.3
55-64 865 837 96.7 95.1-97.8 28 3.3 2.2- 4.9
65-74 674 663 98.4 97.0-99.1 11 1.6 0.9- 3.0
75+ 487 483 98.9 96.7-99.6 4 1.1 0.4- 3.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 851 798 91.6 88.5-93.9 53 8.4 6.1-11.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,600 1,499 92.9 91.2-94.3 101 7.1 5.7- 8.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,303 1,209 91.9 89.8-93.6 94 8.1 6.4-10.2
College Graduate 1,206 1,102 91.6 89.7-93.2 104 8.4 6.8-10.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 657 618 92.5 88.6-95.2 39 7.5 4.8-11.4
$15,000- 24,999 936 874 92.6 90.3-94.4 62 7.4 5.6- 9.7
$25,000- 34,999 587 543 92.2 89.3-94.4 44 7.8 5.6-10.7
$35,000- 49,999 661 604 90.3 87.0-92.9 57 9.7 7.1-13.0
$50,000-74,999 533 485 90.0 86.5-92.6 48 10.0 7.4-13.5
$75,000+ 540 486 89.9 86.6-92.4 54 10.1 7.6-13.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,727 1,628 92.8 91.0-94.3 99 7.2 5.7- 9.0
No 3,079 2,838 91.8 90.5-92.9 241 8.2 7.1- 9.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 696 637 91.7 89.0-93.7 59 8.3 6.3-11.0
Non-Veteran 4,129 3,867 92.7 91.6-93.6 262 7.3 6.4- 8.4
Currently Serving 134 104 81.0 72.6-87.3 30 19.0 12.7-27.4

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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
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^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 (MAHEC): 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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