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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Alcohol Consumption

Heavy Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,915 14,446 96.8 96.4-97.1 469 3.2 2.9- 3.6
-Eastern NC 4,992 4,829 96.7 96.0-97.2 163 3.3 2.8- 4.0
GENDER
Male 1,791 1,720 96.0 94.9-97.0 71 4.0 3.0- 5.1
Female 3,201 3,109 97.2 96.5-97.8 92 2.8 2.2- 3.5
RACE
White 3,301 3,170 95.8 94.9-96.6 131 4.2 3.4- 5.1
African American 1,253 1,233 98.7 97.8-99.2 20 1.3 0.8- 2.2
Other Minorities 14 14 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-24 328 312 95.3 91.7-97.4 16 4.7 2.6- 8.3
25-34 816 793 97.3 95.7-98.2 23 2.7 1.8- 4.3
35-44 882 844 96.1 94.4-97.3 38 3.9 2.7- 5.6
45-54 912 873 95.6 93.7-97.0 39 4.4 3.0- 6.3
55-64 869 845 96.9 95.0-98.1 24 3.1 1.9- 5.0
65-74 675 663 97.9 96.2-98.9 12 2.1 1.1- 3.8
75+ 492 482 98.6 97.3-99.3 10 1.4 0.7- 2.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 856 840 97.2 95.2-98.4 16 2.8 1.6- 4.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,603 1,556 97.5 96.5-98.2 47 2.5 1.8- 3.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,310 1,271 96.6 95.2-97.7 39 3.4 2.3- 4.8
College Graduate 1,215 1,154 95.1 93.4-96.4 61 4.9 3.6- 6.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 661 647 97.4 95.0-98.7 14 2.6 1.3- 5.0
$15,000- 24,999 938 906 96.3 94.4-97.6 32 3.7 2.4- 5.6
$25,000- 34,999 587 570 97.6 96.0-98.6 17 2.4 1.4- 4.0
$35,000- 49,999 664 639 97.0 95.3-98.0 25 3.0 2.0- 4.7
$50,000-74,999 539 513 94.1 90.9-96.2 26 5.9 3.8- 9.1
$75,000+ 546 523 95.6 93.2-97.2 23 4.4 2.8- 6.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,734 1,675 96.2 94.9-97.2 59 3.8 2.8- 5.1
No 3,095 2,995 96.9 96.1-97.5 100 3.1 2.5- 3.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 703 671 95.8 93.9-97.2 32 4.2 2.8- 6.1
Non-Veteran 4,146 4,023 97.0 96.2-97.5 123 3.0 2.5- 3.8
Currently Serving 133 126 94.6 88.4-97.6 7 5.4 2.4-11.6

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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
No = Respondents reported having LESS than 2 drinks/day for MALES and LESS than 1 drink/day for FEMALES.
Yes = Respondents reported having MORE than 2 drinks/day for MALES and MORE than 1 drink/day for FEMALES.

^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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