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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Drinking & Driving

During the past 30 days, how many times have you driven when you've had
perhaps too much to drink?

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  Total
Respond.^
Once More than once Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,871 101 2.3 1.8- 2.9 56 1.1 0.8- 1.6 5,714 96.6 95.8-97.2
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 142 2 3.5 0.9-12.8 3 1.8 0.5- 5.6 137 94.7 86.6-98.1
Buncombe 162 2 1.5 0.4- 5.9 4 2.8 1.0- 7.3 156 95.7 90.6-98.1
Cabarrus 130 3 2.3 0.7- 7.5 0 0.0 . - . 127 97.7 92.5-99.3
Catawba 155 2 1.7 0.4- 8.0 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 152 98.0 92.3-99.5
Cumberland 168 2 1.6 0.3- 7.4 4 2.1 0.7- 6.5 162 96.3 90.8-98.6
Davidson 153 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7 2 2.6 0.5-11.5 150 97.0 88.8-99.3
Durham 204 8 7.2 3.2-15.5 2 1.6 0.3- 7.8 194 91.2 82.7-95.7
Forsyth 167 6 6.1 2.7-13.1 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2 160 93.3 86.3-96.9
Gaston 126 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8 125 99.6 97.2-99.9
Guilford 199 3 2.1 0.6- 6.6 3 2.3 0.5-10.1 193 95.6 88.8-98.3
Iredell 152 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6 0 0.0 . - . 151 99.6 97.4-99.9
Johnston 159 4 2.0 0.6- 6.9 0 0.0 . - . 155 98.0 93.1-99.4
Mecklenburg 466 14 3.6 1.9- 6.4 5 1.4 0.5- 3.9 447 95.0 91.8-97.0
New Hanover 211 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5 1 0.8 0.1- 5.2 209 98.7 94.9-99.7
Onslow 146 2 2.4 0.5-10.8 2 1.0 0.2- 4.4 142 96.6 89.3-99.0
Orange 221 12 6.0 3.1-11.2 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1 207 93.5 88.3-96.4
Pitt 141 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2 3 1.6 0.5- 4.9 137 98.0 94.6-99.3
Randolph 106 1 1.3 0.2- 8.6 2 1.4 0.3- 6.1 103 97.3 91.2-99.2
Robeson 91 2 2.6 0.6-10.1 2 2.8 0.7-10.5 87 94.6 86.4-98.0
Rowan 142 3 2.0 0.6- 6.7 0 0.0 . - . 139 98.0 93.3-99.4
Union 151 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3 150 99.4 95.7-99.9
Wake 358 6 1.0 0.4- 2.2 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 351 98.9 97.7-99.5
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 188 2 1.8 0.4- 7.1 2 2.6 0.5-11.8 184 95.6 87.6-98.5
Northeast Partnership II*** 156 2 3.4 0.6-18.6 2 1.2 0.3- 4.7 152 95.4 83.1-98.9
Northeast Partnership I*** 107 2 2.5 0.5-11.1 1 1.5 0.2- 9.6 104 96.0 87.4-98.8
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 129 0 0.0 . - . 2 3.3 0.8-12.1 127 96.7 87.9-99.2
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 143 3 1.6 0.5- 4.9 0 0.0 . - . 140 98.4 95.1-99.5
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 177 2 0.6 0.1- 2.2 2 0.9 0.2- 3.8 173 98.5 95.9-99.5
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 117 2 4.1 0.8-17.9 0 0.0 . - . 115 95.9 82.1-99.2
Chatham/Lee/Moore 190 1 2.1 0.3-13.5 3 4.0 1.0-14.8 186 93.8 82.7-98.0
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 157 2 2.8 0.5-13.5 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 154 97.0 87.0-99.3
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 108 3 4.4 1.1-16.3 0 0.0 . - . 105 95.6 83.7-98.9
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 128 2 2.1 0.4- 9.6 1 0.8 0.1- 5.4 125 97.1 90.3-99.2
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 126 2 2.1 0.4-10.4 1 1.6 0.2-10.5 123 96.3 87.7-99.0
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 195 2 0.6 0.1- 3.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 192 99.1 96.8-99.8
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 341 6 3.5 1.2- 9.5 3 0.9 0.3- 2.8 332 95.6 90.0-98.1
No 5,530 95 2.2 1.7- 2.8 53 1.2 0.8- 1.7 5,382 96.6 95.9-97.3
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 1,842 24 1.6 0.9- 2.8 19 1.1 0.6- 2.1 1,799 97.3 95.9-98.2
Piedmont 3,472 70 2.7 2.0- 3.6 31 1.2 0.7- 1.9 3,371 96.1 95.1-97.0
Western NC 557 7 1.6 0.6- 4.0 6 0.9 0.4- 2.1 544 97.5 95.2-98.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 357 4 1.0 0.3- 2.7 5 1.2 0.5- 2.8 348 97.9 95.9-98.9
Northwest 1,043 17 2.7 1.5- 4.9 6 0.9 0.3- 2.5 1,020 96.3 94.0-97.8
Charlotte 974 19 2.7 1.6- 4.7 7 0.9 0.4- 2.4 948 96.3 94.2-97.7
Greensboro 801 20 3.0 1.7- 5.1 11 2.0 0.8- 5.1 770 95.0 91.8-96.9
Southern Regional 516 7 1.8 0.7- 4.5 8 1.3 0.6- 2.9 501 96.9 94.2-98.3
Coastal 394 3 0.5 0.2- 1.6 3 0.8 0.2- 2.6 388 98.7 97.0-99.4
Wake 898 20 2.4 1.4- 4.2 6 0.8 0.3- 2.0 872 96.7 94.8-97.9
Area L 185 2 1.1 0.2- 5.0 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4 182 98.3 94.3-99.5
Eastern 703 9 2.2 0.9- 5.1 9 1.4 0.5- 3.7 685 96.4 93.3-98.1

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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.

**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.

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

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