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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Alcohol Consumption

Considering all types of alcoholic beverages, how many times during the past 30 days did you have
'5 or more drinks' [for men] OR '4 or more drinks' [for women] on an occasion?*

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  Total
Respond.^
None Once Twice 3-7 times 8-30 times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,633 3,693 74.3 72.1-76.4 358 9.7 8.3-11.4 193 5.3 4.3- 6.5 281 8.2 6.9- 9.7 108 2.5 1.9- 3.3
-Eastern NC 1,075 824 73.5 68.7-77.9 100 9.9 7.0-13.8 50 6.2 4.0- 9.4 70 8.5 6.0-11.8 31 2.0 1.2- 3.3
GENDER
Male 467 322 67.4 60.3-73.9 57 13.6 8.8-20.4 26 6.5 4.0-10.4 42 9.9 6.3-15.1 20 2.5 1.3- 4.9
Female 608 502 80.9 74.6-86.0 43 5.3 3.6- 7.9 24 5.7 2.6-12.1 28 6.7 3.9-11.3 11 1.3 0.6- 3.0
RACE
White 812 622 72.4 66.3-77.7 80 11.2 7.6-16.3 36 6.4 3.8-10.5 50 7.9 5.1-12.0 24 2.2 1.2- 4.0
African American 184 142 77.3 67.6-84.7 15 5.2 2.6-10.1 7 3.4 1.5- 7.5 15 12.4 6.7-22.0 5 1.7 0.6- 4.7
Other Minorities 77 59 76.8 60.9-87.6 5 7.9 2.7-21.1 6 9.1 3.0-24.9 5 5.5 1.7-16.5 2 0.6 0.1- 3.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 43 34 81.0 61.3-92.0 2 4.1 1.0-15.3 3 11.3 3.1-33.9 3 3.2 0.8-11.5 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9
Non-Hispanic 1,030 789 73.1 68.0-77.7 98 10.2 7.2-14.4 46 5.8 3.6- 9.0 67 8.8 6.2-12.3 30 2.1 1.2- 3.5
AGE
18-24 53 35 62.3 41.8-79.1 7 14.8 4.5-39.1 6 13.2 4.5-32.7 5 9.7 3.9-22.4 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 137 93 69.4 56.7-79.7 13 7.9 3.3-17.8 12 6.2 2.9-12.7 14 15.1 7.5-28.1 5 1.4 0.5- 3.7
35-44 201 146 73.8 64.3-81.4 20 8.5 4.8-14.9 10 3.3 1.6- 6.8 15 9.7 4.9-18.4 10 4.6 1.9-10.7
45-54 245 176 70.3 61.7-77.7 30 14.3 9.0-22.0 14 7.4 3.7-14.3 17 5.8 3.0-10.8 8 2.2 1.0- 4.9
55-64 225 185 83.3 74.5-89.5 18 7.0 4.0-12.2 5 4.4 1.1-15.4 11 4.2 1.7-10.1 6 1.1 0.4- 3.0
65+ 207 186 89.8 83.2-94.1 12 5.0 2.5-10.1 2 2.5 0.6- 9.8 5 1.9 0.7- 5.2 2 0.7 0.2- 2.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 59 41 61.1 41.5-77.7 6 7.8 2.5-22.0 4 11.6 3.8-30.7 4 17.6 5.9-42.5 4 1.9 0.6- 5.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 249 172 68.5 58.3-77.2 30 8.3 4.6-14.5 15 10.1 4.8-20.3 25 11.6 6.7-19.4 7 1.5 0.6- 3.7
Some Post-H.S. 316 241 72.6 62.4-80.9 31 13.4 6.9-24.6 13 2.8 1.5- 5.1 21 8.7 4.7-15.3 10 2.5 1.2- 5.3
College Graduate 451 370 80.5 74.1-85.7 33 8.3 5.3-12.8 18 5.0 2.6- 9.4 20 4.2 1.8- 9.3 10 1.9 0.6- 5.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 68 47 72.2 53.0-85.7 6 3.5 1.3- 9.1 1 1.1 0.2- 7.9 11 21.7 9.7-41.8 3 1.4 0.4- 4.7
$15,000- 24,999 132 91 60.9 46.2-73.9 16 9.8 5.3-17.4 9 16.4 6.6-35.2 9 10.0 4.0-22.7 7 2.9 1.2- 6.7
$25,000- 34,999 102 81 82.3 69.7-90.4 11 9.1 3.7-20.6 3 2.3 0.6- 9.0 3 4.6 1.3-14.9 4 1.7 0.6- 4.7
$35,000- 49,999 147 115 77.4 66.5-85.6 11 5.0 2.6- 9.3 7 5.4 2.2-12.5 11 8.6 4.1-17.3 3 3.6 0.6-17.7
$50,000-74,999 178 138 77.0 65.4-85.6 19 7.8 4.6-12.9 5 2.2 0.9- 5.5 13 12.1 5.1-26.1 3 0.9 0.2- 4.1
$75,000+ 334 261 69.2 58.9-77.8 29 15.3 8.2-26.6 18 7.2 3.9-13.0 17 6.0 2.8-12.5 9 2.4 1.0- 5.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 299 236 76.7 67.3-84.1 26 6.6 4.0-10.7 12 7.8 2.9-19.1 16 7.6 3.9-14.1 9 1.3 0.6- 2.9
No 731 556 71.9 65.8-77.3 69 11.3 7.4-16.7 37 5.8 3.8- 8.9 49 8.9 5.9-13.3 20 2.1 1.1- 4.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 209 148 74.0 64.4-81.8 24 10.5 5.6-18.8 6 2.7 1.0- 6.6 23 10.1 5.4-18.1 8 2.7 1.1- 6.7
Non-Veteran 866 676 73.4 67.7-78.4 76 9.7 6.5-14.3 44 7.1 4.5-11.0 47 8.0 5.3-11.9 23 1.8 0.9- 3.4

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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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