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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Alcohol Consumption

Binge Drinking*
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,945 11,005 89.0 87.9-90.0 940 11.0 10.0-12.1
-Eastern NC 3,097 2,846 89.7 87.5-91.6 251 10.3 8.4-12.5
GENDER
Male 1,071 926 85.7 81.8-88.8 145 14.3 11.2-18.2
Female 2,026 1,920 93.5 91.1-95.3 106 6.5 4.7- 8.9
RACE
White 2,064 1,874 87.8 84.7-90.3 190 12.2 9.7-15.3
African American 734 692 93.4 90.2-95.6 42 6.6 4.4- 9.8
Other Minorities 283 265 93.0 86.9-96.3 18 7.0 3.7-13.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 132 123 94.7 87.8-97.8 9 5.3 2.2-12.2
Non-Hispanic 2,959 2,718 89.3 86.9-91.2 241 10.7 8.8-13.1
AGE
18-24 128 110 84.7 73.1-91.9 18 15.3 8.1-26.9
25-34 308 264 87.7 81.2-92.1 44 12.3 7.9-18.8
35-44 419 364 86.6 81.2-90.6 55 13.4 9.4-18.8
45-54 570 501 87.6 83.3-91.0 69 12.4 9.0-16.7
55-64 676 636 94.1 90.6-96.4 40 5.9 3.6- 9.4
65+ 964 943 97.5 95.7-98.6 21 2.5 1.4- 4.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 428 410 93.0 86.8-96.4 18 7.0 3.6-13.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 991 914 89.9 85.9-92.9 77 10.1 7.1-14.1
Some Post-H.S. 818 743 87.4 81.9-91.4 75 12.6 8.6-18.1
College Graduate 857 776 90.2 86.6-92.9 81 9.8 7.1-13.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 374 353 94.0 88.6-96.9 21 6.0 3.1-11.4
$15,000- 24,999 541 500 87.8 81.0-92.4 41 12.2 7.6-19.0
$25,000- 34,999 343 322 93.5 88.6-96.4 21 6.5 3.6-11.4
$35,000- 49,999 369 337 91.1 86.1-94.4 32 8.9 5.6-13.9
$50,000-74,999 375 335 88.9 82.2-93.2 40 11.1 6.8-17.8
$75,000+ 567 494 82.1 74.9-87.5 73 17.9 12.5-25.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,236 1,173 92.8 89.3-95.2 63 7.2 4.8-10.7
No 1,735 1,560 87.8 84.7-90.3 175 12.2 9.7-15.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 492 431 87.8 82.7-91.6 61 12.2 8.4-17.3
Non-Veteran 2,604 2,414 90.1 87.6-92.1 190 9.9 7.9-12.4

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*Binge drinkers--males having five or more drinks on one occasion OR females having four or more drinks on one occasion.

^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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