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2008 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.^
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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 138 1 1.4 0.2- 9.6 137 98.6 90.4-99.8
Buncombe 179 2 1.3 0.3- 5.0 177 98.7 95.0-99.7
Cabarrus 146 4 5.2 1.9-13.5 142 94.8 86.5-98.1
Catawba 176 4 1.9 0.6- 5.4 172 98.1 94.6-99.4
Cumberland 187 2 0.6 0.1- 2.3 185 99.4 97.7-99.9
Davidson 133 2 0.8 0.2- 3.9 131 99.2 96.1-99.8
Durham 203 5 3.3 1.2- 8.8 198 96.7 91.2-98.8
Forsyth 183 6 4.6 1.9-10.6 177 95.4 89.4-98.1
Gaston 144 4 11.0 3.3-31.0 140 89.0 69.0-96.7
Guilford 191 4 4.2 1.3-12.8 187 95.8 87.2-98.7
Iredell 195 4 2.5 0.9- 6.8 191 97.5 93.2-99.1
Johnston 177 3 1.3 0.4- 4.2 174 98.7 95.8-99.6
Mecklenburg 372 12 3.8 2.0- 7.4 360 96.2 92.6-98.0
New Hanover 212 9 4.3 1.5-11.9 203 95.7 88.1-98.5
Onslow 158 3 1.4 0.4- 4.6 155 98.6 95.4-99.6
Orange 224 4 1.8 0.6- 5.0 220 98.2 95.0-99.4
Pitt 158 4 1.6 0.6- 4.4 154 98.4 95.6-99.4
Randolph 106 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 105 99.7 97.9- 100
Robeson 81 4 9.8 3.4-24.9 77 90.2 75.1-96.6
Rowan 151 2 0.8 0.2- 3.1 149 99.2 96.9-99.8
Union 187 1 0.7 0.1- 4.6 186 99.3 95.4-99.9
Wake 341 10 3.8 1.7- 8.0 331 96.2 92.0-98.3
Wayne 138 3 2.7 0.7- 9.9 135 97.3 90.1-99.3
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,903 38 2.3 1.4- 3.6 1,865 97.7 96.4-98.6
Piedmont 3,272 76 3.8 2.7- 5.2 3,196 96.2 94.8-97.3
Western NC 1,098 13 1.1 0.6- 2.2 1,085 98.9 97.8-99.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 769 10 1.3 0.6- 2.8 759 98.7 97.2-99.4
Northwest 1,224 22 2.1 1.2- 3.6 1,202 97.9 96.4-98.8
Charlotte 915 21 4.1 2.3- 7.1 894 95.9 92.9-97.7
Greensboro 746 13 2.7 1.1- 6.1 733 97.3 93.9-98.9
Southern Regional 510 9 1.9 0.9- 4.0 501 98.1 96.0-99.1
Coastal 370 11 2.7 1.1- 6.6 359 97.3 93.4-98.9
Wake 821 25 5.0 2.9- 8.4 796 95.0 91.6-97.1
Area L 138 3 5.2 1.2-19.5 135 94.8 80.5-98.8
Eastern 780 13 1.5 0.7- 3.0 767 98.5 97.0-99.3

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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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