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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, how many days per week or per month did you have at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage?*

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  Total
Respond.^
No drinks 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,708 50 0.7 0.4- 1.1 1,286 28.9 26.8-31.0 1,394 31.4 29.2-33.7 1,484 31.1 29.0-33.3 494 7.9 6.9- 9.0
-Eastern NC 1,097 12 0.5 0.3- 1.0 326 34.7 30.1-39.7 319 28.2 24.1-32.7 322 27.2 22.8-32.1 118 9.4 7.0-12.4
GENDER
Male 477 3 0.1 0.0- 0.5 115 30.0 23.8-37.0 133 27.1 21.3-33.7 163 31.6 25.4-38.5 63 11.2 7.8-15.8
Female 620 9 0.9 0.4- 2.0 211 40.5 33.7-47.6 186 29.5 24.0-35.7 159 21.9 16.2-28.9 55 7.2 4.5-11.5
RACE
White 827 10 0.5 0.2- 1.1 220 29.9 24.8-35.6 238 27.5 22.7-32.9 268 32.0 26.5-38.0 91 10.1 7.2-14.0
African American 190 2 0.7 0.1- 3.0 75 50.4 39.4-61.3 53 25.4 17.8-34.9 39 15.1 9.7-22.6 21 8.5 4.7-14.8
Other Minorities 78 0 0.0 . - . 30 43.7 28.3-60.5 28 39.8 25.1-56.7 14 11.1 5.5-21.1 6 5.4 2.0-13.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 42 0 0.0 . - . 15 47.5 27.6-68.2 14 33.4 16.6-55.8 9 12.8 5.7-26.3 4 6.3 2.0-18.4
Non-Hispanic 1,052 12 0.5 0.3- 1.0 308 33.9 29.1-39.0 305 27.9 23.7-32.5 313 28.1 23.6-33.2 114 9.6 7.1-12.8
AGE
18-24 52 0 0.0 . - . 26 47.3 28.7-66.8 12 16.0 6.2-35.4 13 32.4 15.6-55.5 1 4.3 0.6-24.9
25-34 144 0 0.0 . - . 50 32.9 22.3-45.5 50 37.8 26.9-50.0 39 24.4 15.6-36.0 5 5.0 1.4-16.5
35-44 205 1 0.4 0.0- 2.5 70 38.5 29.0-49.0 64 32.2 23.5-42.4 60 25.4 18.1-34.4 10 3.5 1.3- 9.1
45-54 250 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 71 33.9 26.0-42.8 74 28.2 21.2-36.3 77 26.2 19.5-34.1 27 11.6 7.2-18.0
55-64 231 4 0.9 0.3- 2.8 66 27.5 19.6-37.0 59 24.2 17.2-32.9 72 30.4 22.5-39.7 30 17.0 9.8-27.8
65+ 208 6 2.4 0.9- 6.1 40 22.8 15.4-32.4 60 25.6 18.6-34.0 59 26.8 19.4-35.8 43 22.4 15.4-31.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 61 0 0.0 . - . 24 43.0 27.2-60.4 15 29.0 14.9-48.7 10 12.8 5.5-27.0 12 15.2 6.6-31.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 263 6 0.7 0.3- 1.9 86 40.3 30.6-50.8 73 30.3 21.9-40.3 65 20.3 14.2-28.3 33 8.4 4.7-14.5
Some Post-H.S. 319 2 0.2 0.0- 0.8 98 33.1 25.1-42.3 103 29.6 22.1-38.4 92 30.5 21.0-42.1 24 6.5 3.1-13.0
College Graduate 454 4 0.7 0.2- 2.0 118 30.0 23.4-37.5 128 24.9 19.6-31.0 155 32.6 26.5-39.4 49 11.8 7.9-17.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 71 0 0.0 . - . 23 38.2 20.1-60.4 17 31.4 16.9-50.7 21 16.6 8.6-29.6 10 13.8 5.0-32.8
$15,000- 24,999 135 0 0.0 . - . 55 52.0 38.7-65.1 41 31.3 20.3-44.8 26 10.7 6.3-17.6 13 6.0 3.1-11.5
$25,000- 34,999 107 2 0.5 0.1- 2.2 38 33.5 21.0-48.7 25 28.6 14.8-48.2 29 25.5 15.1-39.5 13 11.9 4.3-29.0
$35,000- 49,999 152 0 0.0 . - . 45 30.5 20.8-42.3 52 32.8 22.9-44.4 40 24.1 15.0-36.2 15 12.7 6.3-24.0
$50,000-74,999 180 2 0.3 0.1- 1.3 47 25.8 18.1-35.4 62 40.4 30.3-51.3 54 26.2 17.7-37.0 15 7.3 3.6-14.0
$75,000+ 334 3 0.6 0.2- 1.9 85 32.5 24.3-41.9 92 19.8 14.8-26.0 117 36.0 27.5-45.5 37 11.1 6.7-17.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 307 3 0.4 0.1- 1.8 91 34.9 26.4-44.3 98 32.5 25.0-40.9 82 23.1 16.8-30.8 33 9.2 5.6-14.7
No 740 9 0.6 0.3- 1.2 221 33.9 28.4-39.9 202 26.3 21.3-31.9 226 29.4 23.8-35.7 82 9.8 6.9-13.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 209 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 55 27.4 19.5-37.0 55 30.6 21.6-41.3 68 30.9 22.4-41.0 30 11.0 6.7-17.4
Non-Veteran 888 11 0.6 0.3- 1.2 271 36.6 31.2-42.4 264 27.5 23.0-32.6 254 26.3 21.3-31.9 88 9.0 6.4-12.6

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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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