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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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.^
One or more times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,273 127 3.1 2.4- 4.0 6,146 96.9 96.0-97.6
-Eastern NC 1,903 38 2.3 1.4- 3.6 1,865 97.7 96.4-98.6
GENDER
Male 889 23 2.9 1.6- 5.2 866 97.1 94.8-98.4
Female 1,014 15 1.4 0.7- 2.9 999 98.6 97.1-99.3
RACE
White 1,478 29 1.5 0.9- 2.4 1,449 98.5 97.6-99.1
African American 287 2 2.5 0.5-11.8 285 97.5 88.2-99.5
Other Minorities 131 7 8.2 3.6-17.5 124 91.8 82.5-96.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 56 2 5.9 1.4-22.2 54 94.1 77.8-98.6
Non-Hispanic 1,845 36 2.1 1.3- 3.4 1,809 97.9 96.6-98.7
AGE
18-24 76 4 5.2 1.7-14.5 72 94.8 85.5-98.3
25-34 235 6 2.7 1.1- 6.4 229 97.3 93.6-98.9
35-44 377 8 1.9 0.8- 4.2 369 98.1 95.8-99.2
45-54 405 9 1.6 0.8- 3.2 396 98.4 96.8-99.2
55-64 388 6 0.9 0.4- 2.0 382 99.1 98.0-99.6
65-74 285 3 0.6 0.2- 2.0 282 99.4 98.0-99.8
75+ 129 2 2.0 0.5- 7.6 127 98.0 92.4-99.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 123 3 2.0 0.6- 6.8 120 98.0 93.2-99.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 455 13 3.2 1.6- 6.2 442 96.8 93.8-98.4
Some Post-H.S. 564 7 1.9 0.5- 6.9 557 98.1 93.1-99.5
College Graduate 758 15 1.9 0.9- 3.9 743 98.1 96.1-99.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 97 3 4.2 0.9-17.7 94 95.8 82.3-99.1
$15,000- 24,999 217 5 3.3 1.2- 8.6 212 96.7 91.4-98.8
$25,000- 34,999 174 3 1.2 0.3- 4.2 171 98.8 95.8-99.7
$35,000- 49,999 299 7 2.4 0.9- 6.5 292 97.6 93.5-99.1
$50,000-74,999 382 14 5.0 2.2-10.9 368 95.0 89.1-97.8
$75,000+ 564 6 0.5 0.2- 1.2 558 99.5 98.8-99.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 557 12 3.7 1.5- 8.6 545 96.3 91.4-98.5
No 1,308 26 1.8 1.1- 2.9 1,282 98.2 97.1-98.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 474 8 0.9 0.4- 1.9 466 99.1 98.1-99.6
Non-Veteran 1,428 30 2.7 1.6- 4.6 1,398 97.3 95.4-98.4

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*This qustion was asked only of those who've had a least one drink in the past 30 days.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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