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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Alcohol Consumption

A drink of alcohol is 1 can or bottle of beer, 1 glass of wine, 1 can or bottle of wine cooler, 1 cocktail, or 1 shot of liquor.
During the past 30 days, how many days per week or per month did you have at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage?

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  Total
Respond.^
No drinks 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,948 9,273 58.9 57.9-59.9 1,774 12.3 11.6-13.0 1,868 13.8 13.0-14.5 1,537 11.5 10.8-12.2 496 3.6 3.2- 4.0
-Eastern NC 5,007 3,243 63.5 61.9-65.1 577 11.7 10.7-12.8 562 11.5 10.4-12.6 452 9.8 8.8-10.9 173 3.6 3.0- 4.2
GENDER
Male 1,801 964 54.6 51.8-57.4 204 11.1 9.5-12.8 276 14.8 12.9-17.0 255 14.2 12.4-16.3 102 5.2 4.2- 6.5
Female 3,206 2,279 71.5 69.6-73.3 373 12.2 10.9-13.6 286 8.4 7.4- 9.6 197 5.8 5.0- 6.8 71 2.1 1.6- 2.7
RACE
White 3,300 1,950 58.2 56.2-60.2 418 13.0 11.7-14.5 424 12.6 11.3-13.9 361 11.3 10.1-12.7 147 4.8 4.0- 5.8
African American 1,264 965 73.7 70.3-76.8 129 10.2 8.4-12.4 93 8.5 6.4-11.2 59 6.2 4.6- 8.4 18 1.4 0.8- 2.3
Other Minorities 14 12 89.4 61.4-97.8 1 7.7 1.0-39.9 1 2.9 0.4-18.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-24 332 190 60.2 53.2-66.8 61 15.3 11.5-20.0 45 13.1 9.3-18.2 33 11.0 7.1-16.7 3 0.4 0.1- 1.4
25-34 818 449 55.1 51.0-59.1 144 17.5 14.6-20.8 137 16.6 13.7-19.9 81 9.9 7.8-12.5 7 0.9 0.4- 2.0
35-44 887 493 55.0 50.9-59.0 143 15.6 13.0-18.6 118 14.0 11.1-17.7 109 12.8 10.4-15.8 24 2.5 1.6- 3.9
45-54 914 571 62.0 58.1-65.7 96 9.6 7.6-12.1 114 12.3 10.1-15.0 93 11.2 8.9-14.2 40 4.8 3.4- 6.8
55-64 872 608 70.9 67.2-74.3 77 9.1 7.1-11.7 77 7.6 5.9- 9.7 71 7.7 5.9- 9.9 39 4.8 3.3- 6.9
65-74 677 517 72.6 68.3-76.5 38 6.3 4.4- 9.0 44 6.6 4.8- 9.1 43 7.7 5.5-10.6 35 6.8 4.6- 9.7
75+ 489 403 81.1 76.7-84.8 16 3.4 2.0- 5.6 25 5.5 3.6- 8.3 20 4.6 2.8- 7.5 25 5.4 3.5- 8.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 861 702 76.1 71.8-79.9 52 6.9 5.0- 9.4 52 7.6 5.4-10.7 34 6.8 4.5-10.2 21 2.6 1.6- 4.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,612 1,162 71.0 68.1-73.7 168 10.4 8.8-12.2 137 9.2 7.4-11.5 111 7.7 6.2- 9.5 34 1.7 1.2- 2.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,314 819 62.0 58.9-65.1 166 13.4 11.3-15.8 166 12.3 10.4-14.4 121 8.7 7.1-10.6 42 3.6 2.5- 5.0
College Graduate 1,212 557 44.7 41.4-48.0 188 15.3 13.1-17.8 206 16.8 14.5-19.4 185 16.3 14.0-18.9 76 7.0 5.4- 9.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 663 524 76.2 71.2-80.6 57 8.5 6.1-11.7 40 7.5 4.8-11.5 31 6.1 3.7- 9.7 11 1.7 0.9- 3.3
$15,000- 24,999 941 704 72.7 68.6-76.5 79 7.9 6.1-10.1 78 9.2 6.6-12.7 65 8.6 6.4-11.6 15 1.5 0.8- 2.8
$25,000- 34,999 591 367 64.2 59.6-68.5 79 14.0 11.1-17.6 68 9.7 7.5-12.6 55 8.5 6.3-11.4 22 3.5 2.1- 5.7
$35,000- 49,999 666 365 54.5 50.0-58.9 95 13.6 10.9-16.8 106 16.5 13.4-20.2 69 11.4 8.7-14.8 31 4.1 2.8- 5.9
$50,000-74,999 536 278 52.0 47.1-56.9 80 15.5 12.1-19.5 92 15.1 12.2-18.7 63 11.7 8.9-15.3 23 5.7 3.5- 9.0
$75,000+ 545 228 42.1 37.4-46.9 83 13.7 10.8-17.2 101 18.9 15.5-23.0 103 19.2 15.7-23.2 30 6.1 4.1- 9.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,738 1,289 70.9 68.1-73.4 146 9.5 7.9-11.4 134 8.0 6.6- 9.7 106 7.5 6.0- 9.4 63 4.0 3.1- 5.3
No 3,103 1,844 59.7 57.5-61.7 411 12.8 11.5-14.2 414 13.2 11.8-14.7 329 11.0 9.8-12.5 105 3.4 2.7- 4.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 707 402 57.0 52.7-61.1 74 10.9 8.5-13.9 99 13.2 10.7-16.2 84 12.5 9.9-15.6 48 6.5 4.7- 8.8
Non-Veteran 4,155 2,785 65.9 64.1-67.7 478 11.5 10.4-12.7 436 10.9 9.7-12.2 333 8.7 7.7- 9.9 123 3.0 2.5- 3.7
Currently Serving 135 52 38.5 29.4-48.5 24 20.6 13.5-30.2 26 17.2 11.3-25.4 32 22.1 15.0-31.4 1 1.5 0.2-10.1

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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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