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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Alcohol Consumption

One drink is equivalent to a 12 ounce beer, a 5 ounce glass of wine, or a drink with one shot of liquor.
During the past 30 days, on the days when you drank, about how many drinks did you drink on the average?*

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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 4,629 2,326 43.1 40.9-45.4 1,403 31.9 29.7-34.1 441 10.2 8.8-11.7 185 5.3 4.2- 6.5 274 9.6 8.0-11.5
-Eastern NC 1,073 485 39.6 34.9-44.5 322 30.8 26.3-35.7 135 13.6 10.4-17.7 49 6.0 3.7- 9.5 82 9.9 7.2-13.5
GENDER
Male 468 147 30.0 24.0-36.7 146 33.6 26.9-41.0 85 15.7 11.9-20.3 33 8.8 5.0-15.1 57 11.9 8.4-16.7
Female 605 338 51.2 44.1-58.3 176 27.5 22.1-33.5 50 11.2 6.2-19.5 16 2.6 1.4- 4.7 25 7.5 3.8-14.2
RACE
White 814 368 39.0 33.7-44.7 250 30.5 25.2-36.4 107 15.2 11.1-20.5 35 6.6 3.8-11.3 54 8.6 5.5-13.1
African American 185 81 35.7 25.4-47.5 58 39.4 28.9-50.9 20 10.1 5.7-17.2 11 4.8 2.3- 9.9 15 10.0 5.4-17.8
Other Minorities 72 35 55.1 38.3-70.8 14 14.0 7.1-25.8 8 6.5 2.7-14.9 3 2.4 0.7- 8.1 12 21.9 11.0-39.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 38 16 49.6 28.2-71.2 8 17.5 7.7-35.0 7 13.8 5.5-30.3 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 6 18.9 7.4-40.3
Non-Hispanic 1,032 467 39.1 34.4-44.1 314 31.5 26.9-36.6 128 13.7 10.3-17.9 48 6.3 3.9-10.0 75 9.4 6.6-13.1
AGE
18-24 51 15 28.4 14.6-48.0 16 23.5 10.2-45.4 9 19.7 7.3-43.3 2 8.4 1.5-35.3 9 19.9 8.9-38.9
25-34 138 45 31.1 20.6-43.9 42 32.0 21.4-45.0 25 17.0 10.1-27.2 11 9.1 4.1-19.2 15 10.7 5.4-20.2
35-44 198 73 38.7 29.2-49.1 64 33.3 24.1-44.1 25 9.2 5.7-14.5 16 8.5 4.4-15.6 20 10.3 5.5-18.3
45-54 248 109 41.3 33.1-50.0 68 28.7 21.4-37.3 40 17.7 11.8-25.6 12 4.4 2.1- 8.9 19 8.0 4.5-13.7
55-64 226 113 46.9 37.2-56.8 75 36.8 27.8-46.9 20 8.8 4.7-16.0 5 1.8 0.7- 4.8 13 5.7 2.4-13.0
65+ 205 125 57.9 48.3-66.9 57 30.6 22.4-40.1 15 8.0 4.3-14.2 3 0.7 0.2- 2.3 5 2.8 1.0- 8.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 56 16 24.6 12.6-42.7 11 16.9 7.6-33.5 12 19.5 9.1-37.0 3 1.1 0.3- 3.7 14 37.8 21.1-58.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 254 104 37.0 27.8-47.3 66 26.5 18.7-36.1 41 14.2 9.3-21.2 14 7.5 2.8-18.5 29 14.8 8.5-24.4
Some Post-H.S. 315 133 33.8 26.0-42.6 105 35.3 26.1-45.8 34 15.2 8.1-26.6 16 5.4 2.8-10.1 27 10.3 6.1-17.0
College Graduate 448 232 49.2 42.1-56.4 140 32.5 26.3-39.3 48 10.9 7.5-15.6 16 6.0 2.9-12.0 12 1.4 0.7- 2.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 69 30 48.9 29.5-68.6 20 18.2 9.5-31.9 6 9.0 2.5-27.7 2 0.7 0.2- 3.2 11 23.2 10.8-43.0
$15,000- 24,999 130 49 30.6 19.8-44.1 39 31.9 20.7-45.6 15 7.2 3.8-13.5 8 4.7 2.1-10.1 19 25.6 13.8-42.3
$25,000- 34,999 106 38 30.0 18.0-45.6 39 34.9 21.9-50.5 11 8.9 4.1-18.1 8 16.0 4.8-41.7 10 10.2 4.2-22.9
$35,000- 49,999 151 69 39.1 28.5-50.8 40 28.5 18.6-41.0 26 21.6 13.2-33.4 5 5.3 1.6-16.3 11 5.5 2.7-10.8
$50,000-74,999 175 83 44.3 34.2-55.0 57 28.7 20.5-38.6 15 9.0 4.6-16.9 9 7.6 2.7-19.6 11 10.3 4.6-21.7
$75,000+ 332 162 41.5 33.1-50.3 101 37.7 28.6-47.7 46 13.2 8.9-19.1 12 4.5 2.2- 9.1 11 3.2 1.3- 7.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 299 126 37.5 29.3-46.6 91 32.0 24.4-40.7 40 12.9 8.4-19.3 16 4.3 2.4- 7.8 26 13.2 7.0-23.3
No 729 336 39.1 33.5-45.0 221 31.4 25.8-37.7 91 14.4 10.2-19.9 28 6.1 3.3-11.2 53 9.0 6.1-12.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 207 59 28.4 20.1-38.5 77 43.3 33.5-53.7 30 11.4 7.2-17.6 14 5.5 2.9-10.4 27 11.3 6.4-19.2
Non-Veteran 866 426 42.6 37.1-48.2 245 27.5 22.6-33.1 105 14.2 10.3-19.2 35 6.1 3.5-10.5 55 9.5 6.5-13.8

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*This question was 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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