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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 3,472 70 2.7 2.0- 3.6 31 1.2 0.7- 1.9 3,371 96.1 95.1-97.0
GENDER
Male 1,546 41 3.1 2.2- 4.5 20 1.5 0.9- 2.6 1,485 95.4 93.8-96.6
Female 1,926 29 2.2 1.4- 3.4 11 0.8 0.3- 2.1 1,886 97.0 95.5-98.1
RACE
White 2,914 56 2.3 1.7- 3.1 25 1.2 0.7- 2.1 2,833 96.5 95.4-97.4
African American 391 9 3.8 1.9- 7.7 5 1.6 0.5- 4.8 377 94.6 90.3-97.0
Other Minorities 148 5 5.6 2.2-13.8 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 142 94.2 86.1-97.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 97 4 6.4 2.1-17.5 0 0.0 . - . 93 93.6 82.5-97.9
Non-Hispanic 3,367 65 2.5 1.9- 3.3 31 1.2 0.8- 2.0 3,271 96.3 95.2-97.1
AGE
18-24 135 7 3.2 1.4- 7.1 3 2.5 0.8- 8.0 125 94.3 88.8-97.1
25-34 496 26 5.9 3.8- 9.0 7 1.8 0.7- 4.2 463 92.4 88.9-94.8
35-44 768 13 1.8 0.9- 3.5 4 0.5 0.1- 1.6 751 97.7 95.9-98.7
45-54 818 14 2.1 1.1- 3.9 12 1.5 0.8- 2.8 792 96.4 94.4-97.7
55-64 665 9 1.1 0.5- 2.3 4 0.3 0.1- 0.9 652 98.6 97.3-99.2
65-74 344 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3 342 99.3 97.1-99.9
75+ 221 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 221 100 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 196 5 6.4 2.7-14.7 2 1.7 0.3- 9.0 189 91.8 83.2-96.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 763 11 2.1 1.0- 4.1 11 1.7 0.7- 3.8 741 96.3 93.7-97.8
Some Post-H.S. 886 13 1.5 0.8- 3.0 7 1.2 0.4- 3.5 866 97.3 95.1-98.5
College Graduate 1,619 41 3.1 2.1- 4.5 11 0.9 0.4- 1.8 1,567 96.0 94.5-97.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 162 3 4.6 1.3-15.6 3 0.8 0.2- 2.6 156 94.6 84.5-98.2
$15,000- 24,999 326 9 6.0 2.9-11.9 3 1.3 0.3- 6.6 314 92.7 86.4-96.2
$25,000- 34,999 330 7 1.9 0.9- 4.2 2 1.2 0.2- 6.5 321 96.9 93.1-98.6
$35,000- 49,999 508 11 2.1 1.0- 4.2 6 1.0 0.4- 2.4 491 96.9 94.7-98.3
$50,000-74,999 553 18 3.9 2.3- 6.7 3 1.2 0.2- 5.8 532 94.9 91.2-97.0
$75,000+ 1,242 20 2.0 1.1- 3.4 12 1.1 0.6- 2.2 1,210 96.9 95.2-98.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 925 19 3.1 1.8- 5.3 9 2.3 1.1- 5.1 897 94.5 91.5-96.5
No 2,482 49 2.5 1.8- 3.6 21 0.8 0.5- 1.4 2,412 96.6 95.5-97.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 538 8 2.1 0.8- 5.2 5 0.6 0.2- 1.8 525 97.2 94.3-98.7
Non-Veteran 2,928 62 2.8 2.1- 3.8 26 1.3 0.8- 2.1 2,840 95.9 94.7-96.9

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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, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, 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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