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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Heavy Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,878 11,479 96.5 95.8-97.0 399 3.5 3.0- 4.2
-Eastern NC 3,082 2,983 97.3 96.4-98.0 99 2.7 2.0- 3.6
GENDER
Male 1,068 1,026 97.0 95.5-98.0 42 3.0 2.0- 4.5
Female 2,014 1,957 97.6 96.4-98.4 57 2.4 1.6- 3.6
RACE
White 2,058 1,977 96.9 95.8-97.8 81 3.1 2.2- 4.2
African American 731 718 97.6 95.1-98.8 13 2.4 1.2- 4.9
Other Minorities 277 272 98.8 96.7-99.6 5 1.2 0.4- 3.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 126 124 99.6 97.8-99.9 2 0.4 0.1- 2.2
Non-Hispanic 2,949 2,852 97.1 96.1-97.8 97 2.9 2.2- 3.9
AGE
18-24 125 123 98.4 93.6-99.6 2 1.6 0.4- 6.4
25-34 308 301 99.2 98.1-99.6 7 0.8 0.4- 1.9
35-44 415 396 96.5 93.4-98.1 19 3.5 1.9- 6.6
45-54 573 549 96.0 92.9-97.8 24 4.0 2.2- 7.1
55-64 674 645 96.0 93.3-97.7 29 4.0 2.3- 6.7
65+ 955 939 98.1 96.4-99.0 16 1.9 1.0- 3.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 425 415 97.7 93.8-99.2 10 2.3 0.8- 6.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 990 965 97.7 95.9-98.8 25 2.3 1.2- 4.1
Some Post-H.S. 812 784 97.3 95.6-98.4 28 2.7 1.6- 4.4
College Graduate 852 816 96.5 94.5-97.8 36 3.5 2.2- 5.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 373 358 95.6 90.7-98.0 15 4.4 2.0- 9.3
$15,000- 24,999 538 527 98.4 96.8-99.2 11 1.6 0.8- 3.2
$25,000- 34,999 344 333 97.4 93.4-99.0 11 2.6 1.0- 6.6
$35,000- 49,999 371 359 96.9 92.7-98.7 12 3.1 1.3- 7.3
$50,000-74,999 371 359 98.1 96.3-99.1 12 1.9 0.9- 3.7
$75,000+ 564 536 95.7 92.9-97.4 28 4.3 2.6- 7.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,232 1,204 97.5 95.6-98.6 28 2.5 1.4- 4.4
No 1,725 1,660 97.2 96.1-98.1 65 2.8 1.9- 3.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 487 466 96.7 94.4-98.1 21 3.3 1.9- 5.6
Non-Veteran 2,594 2,516 97.4 96.4-98.2 78 2.6 1.8- 3.6

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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
No = Respondents reported having LESS than or equal to 2 drinks/day for MALES or LESS than or equal to 1 drink/day for FEMALES.
Yes = Respondents reported having MORE than 2 drinks/day for MALES or MORE than 1 drink/day for FEMALES.

^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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