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2008 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.^
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
-Piedmont NC 3,272 76 3.8 2.7- 5.2 3,196 96.2 94.8-97.3
GENDER
Male 1,552 53 5.3 3.6- 7.7 1,499 94.7 92.3-96.4
Female 1,720 23 1.8 1.0- 3.1 1,697 98.2 96.9-99.0
RACE
White 2,730 60 3.4 2.4- 4.8 2,670 96.6 95.2-97.6
African American 370 10 5.1 2.2-11.5 360 94.9 88.5-97.8
Other Minorities 164 6 4.9 1.7-12.8 158 95.1 87.2-98.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 109 4 4.2 1.0-16.3 105 95.8 83.7-99.0
Non-Hispanic 3,157 72 3.8 2.7- 5.2 3,085 96.2 94.8-97.3
AGE
18-24 84 6 7.8 3.3-17.5 78 92.2 82.5-96.7
25-34 373 20 6.8 3.8-12.0 353 93.2 88.0-96.2
35-44 651 18 3.1 1.8- 5.4 633 96.9 94.6-98.2
45-54 810 18 2.6 1.5- 4.4 792 97.4 95.6-98.5
55-64 693 13 2.0 1.0- 4.1 680 98.0 95.9-99.0
65-74 402 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 401 99.9 99.4- 100
75+ 235 0 0.0 . - . 235 100 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 193 6 9.1 3.5-21.9 187 90.9 78.1-96.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 680 17 6.1 3.3-11.0 663 93.9 89.0-96.7
Some Post-H.S. 828 20 2.7 1.5- 5.0 808 97.3 95.0-98.5
College Graduate 1,566 33 2.3 1.5- 3.5 1,533 97.7 96.5-98.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 135 3 1.9 0.5- 7.3 132 98.1 92.7-99.5
$15,000- 24,999 313 12 8.7 3.8-18.4 301 91.3 81.6-96.2
$25,000- 34,999 272 3 0.9 0.3- 2.8 269 99.1 97.2-99.7
$35,000- 49,999 448 10 4.0 1.7- 9.1 438 96.0 90.9-98.3
$50,000-74,999 546 11 3.4 1.7- 6.4 535 96.6 93.6-98.3
$75,000+ 1,243 32 3.4 2.1- 5.5 1,211 96.6 94.5-97.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 863 26 5.9 3.4-10.0 837 94.1 90.0-96.6
No 2,341 48 3.3 2.2- 4.9 2,293 96.7 95.1-97.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 516 12 3.1 1.5- 6.3 504 96.9 93.7-98.5
Non-Veteran 2,755 64 3.9 2.7- 5.6 2,691 96.1 94.4-97.3

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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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