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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, what is the largest number of drinks you had on any occasion?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Only one Two Three Four Five or more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,541 1,386 26.3 24.4-28.3 1,373 27.2 25.2-29.2 698 15.6 13.9-17.4 375 8.8 7.6-10.2 709 22.1 20.0-24.5
-Eastern NC 1,053 294 27.7 23.4-32.5 307 26.2 22.1-30.9 157 13.6 10.4-17.7 97 8.4 6.4-11.0 198 24.0 19.6-28.9
GENDER
Male 455 80 19.0 13.9-25.5 105 23.3 17.5-30.4 81 14.2 10.6-18.8 45 9.0 6.0-13.2 144 34.4 27.8-41.7
Female 598 214 38.1 31.5-45.3 202 29.7 24.2-35.9 76 12.9 7.8-20.7 52 7.8 5.4-10.9 54 11.5 7.1-17.9
RACE
White 796 210 26.0 21.3-31.4 229 24.7 20.0-30.2 128 15.3 11.3-20.5 79 9.2 6.8-12.4 150 24.7 19.5-30.8
African American 183 60 29.6 19.8-41.9 61 36.3 26.2-47.8 18 6.9 3.7-12.5 15 7.8 4.0-14.7 29 19.3 12.3-28.9
Other Minorities 72 24 39.8 23.6-58.4 16 18.5 10.0-31.7 11 12.5 4.8-28.7 3 2.6 0.8- 8.3 18 26.7 14.6-43.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 38 8 32.5 13.6-59.6 10 17.0 7.6-33.8 11 28.2 13.1-50.6 2 2.4 0.6- 9.8 7 19.8 7.7-42.2
Non-Hispanic 1,013 285 27.5 23.1-32.3 297 26.8 22.5-31.6 146 12.8 9.6-17.0 95 8.8 6.6-11.5 190 24.1 19.7-29.2
AGE
18-24 51 14 25.4 12.6-44.5 11 18.5 7.4-39.0 5 14.7 4.0-41.4 4 4.3 1.2-13.7 17 37.2 20.3-57.8
25-34 137 31 25.5 15.5-39.1 30 22.0 13.4-33.9 19 12.4 6.6-22.1 16 10.9 5.8-19.5 41 29.2 19.3-41.5
35-44 195 44 27.2 18.6-37.9 53 30.1 21.0-41.1 37 12.3 8.1-18.4 16 6.6 3.3-12.8 45 23.7 16.2-33.3
45-54 243 59 25.6 18.5-34.2 71 25.9 19.3-33.9 34 11.0 7.0-16.8 24 11.1 6.7-17.8 55 26.4 19.2-35.3
55-64 221 73 31.5 23.0-41.5 69 29.5 21.4-39.1 36 18.4 11.8-27.4 17 7.7 4.1-13.9 26 13.0 7.1-22.6
65+ 200 71 34.6 26.0-44.3 72 33.1 24.7-42.7 26 16.2 10.2-24.8 19 9.6 5.1-17.3 12 6.5 3.2-13.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 51 14 28.5 14.6-48.0 12 16.1 7.0-32.8 5 5.6 2.1-14.2 4 6.4 1.3-27.0 16 43.5 25.5-63.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 245 66 28.5 19.8-39.2 64 24.1 15.9-34.8 31 11.8 7.0-19.0 22 6.1 3.3-11.0 62 29.6 21.0-39.9
Some Post-H.S. 312 83 22.5 16.1-30.5 100 28.9 21.1-38.1 42 14.9 8.0-26.2 28 9.4 5.9-14.8 59 24.2 16.1-34.7
College Graduate 445 131 31.7 25.1-39.3 131 27.1 21.4-33.5 79 15.1 11.3-20.0 43 9.7 6.4-14.3 61 16.4 11.5-22.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 69 23 42.0 23.7-62.9 14 9.0 4.2-18.2 8 19.1 7.2-42.0 7 8.3 2.2-26.6 17 21.6 10.5-39.4
$15,000- 24,999 127 32 23.3 13.6-36.8 40 26.2 16.1-39.5 12 7.0 3.5-13.5 13 6.6 3.3-12.9 30 36.9 23.6-52.5
$25,000- 34,999 98 28 24.8 13.6-40.8 33 42.6 26.5-60.4 11 5.4 2.2-13.1 8 6.8 2.7-16.0 18 20.4 11.2-34.3
$35,000- 49,999 149 41 22.8 14.5-34.0 39 29.6 19.3-42.3 32 21.8 13.5-33.2 9 6.2 2.6-13.6 28 19.7 12.1-30.4
$50,000-74,999 175 43 25.1 17.1-35.3 63 35.1 26.0-45.4 22 8.5 4.6-15.1 15 9.3 4.5-18.1 32 22.0 13.4-34.0
$75,000+ 330 91 26.9 19.7-35.6 85 20.8 14.5-28.8 60 15.3 10.9-21.1 35 10.3 6.5-15.8 59 26.7 18.3-37.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 292 92 28.4 21.0-37.2 74 24.1 17.4-32.4 40 12.6 8.1-18.9 29 11.0 6.7-17.6 57 23.9 16.4-33.6
No 722 190 26.3 21.4-31.9 223 27.1 22.0-32.9 112 14.3 10.1-19.7 62 7.6 5.5-10.6 135 24.7 19.4-30.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 207 36 18.1 11.2-28.0 57 32.5 23.5-43.1 34 12.5 8.2-18.6 24 11.9 7.1-19.4 56 24.9 17.7-33.9
Non-Veteran 846 258 30.2 25.2-35.8 250 24.6 20.1-29.7 123 13.9 10.1-18.9 73 7.5 5.4-10.3 142 23.7 18.7-29.6

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*This question asked only of respondents who reported drinking at least one drink in the last month.

^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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