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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, have you had at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage
such as beer, wine, a malt beverage, or liquor?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,085 4,823 44.1 42.6-45.5 7,262 55.9 54.5-57.4
-Eastern NC 3,131 1,121 39.6 36.6-42.7 2,010 60.4 57.3-63.4
GENDER
Male 1,087 486 44.6 39.8-49.5 601 55.4 50.5-60.2
Female 2,044 635 34.9 31.2-38.7 1,409 65.1 61.3-68.8
RACE
White 2,085 843 44.7 41.0-48.5 1,242 55.3 51.5-59.0
African American 744 196 30.1 24.8-36.0 548 69.9 64.0-75.2
Other Minorities 286 80 30.7 22.3-40.7 206 69.3 59.3-77.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 132 43 27.9 18.2-40.2 89 72.1 59.8-81.8
Non-Hispanic 2,992 1,075 40.7 37.6-43.8 1,917 59.3 56.2-62.4
AGE
18-24 129 54 40.7 29.1-53.5 75 59.3 46.5-70.9
25-34 316 145 41.3 33.4-49.6 171 58.7 50.4-66.6
35-44 424 207 51.9 44.9-58.8 217 48.1 41.2-55.1
45-54 575 251 42.2 36.5-48.1 324 57.8 51.9-63.5
55-64 683 236 35.8 30.5-41.5 447 64.2 58.5-69.5
65+ 972 221 25.5 21.7-29.8 751 74.5 70.2-78.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 432 63 19.3 14.0-26.1 369 80.7 73.9-86.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,007 271 33.1 27.9-38.7 736 66.9 61.3-72.1
Some Post-H.S. 829 329 46.4 40.5-52.5 500 53.6 47.5-59.5
College Graduate 860 458 50.9 45.5-56.2 402 49.1 43.8-54.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 380 74 22.4 15.7-31.1 306 77.6 68.9-84.3
$15,000- 24,999 548 139 31.9 25.2-39.4 409 68.1 60.6-74.8
$25,000- 34,999 350 111 37.4 28.8-47.0 239 62.6 53.0-71.2
$35,000- 49,999 378 156 40.6 33.2-48.4 222 59.4 51.6-66.8
$50,000-74,999 376 181 49.1 41.4-56.7 195 50.9 43.3-58.6
$75,000+ 567 337 58.5 51.7-65.0 230 41.5 35.0-48.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,245 311 31.4 27.1-36.1 934 68.6 63.9-72.9
No 1,751 756 44.0 40.0-48.1 995 56.0 51.9-60.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 498 216 47.9 41.2-54.5 282 52.1 45.5-58.8
Non-Veteran 2,632 905 37.9 34.6-41.3 1,727 62.1 58.7-65.4

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^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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