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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, have you had at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage
such as beer, wine, a malt beverage, or liquor?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,085 4,823 44.1 42.6-45.5 7,262 55.9 54.5-57.4
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 309 114 41.0 33.3-49.1 195 59.0 50.9-66.7
Buncombe 262 109 44.7 37.0-52.6 153 55.3 47.4-63.0
Cabarrus 308 120 41.5 34.1-49.4 188 58.5 50.6-65.9
Catawba 294 111 45.5 37.6-53.7 183 54.5 46.3-62.4
Cumberland 297 105 37.6 30.9-44.9 192 62.4 55.1-69.1
Davidson 360 107 35.8 27.7-44.7 253 64.2 55.3-72.3
Durham 617 329 58.5 52.4-64.2 288 41.5 35.8-47.6
Forsyth 277 121 46.1 38.0-54.5 156 53.9 45.5-62.0
Gaston 267 97 34.6 27.0-43.1 170 65.4 56.9-73.0
Guilford 688 315 50.2 45.0-55.5 373 49.8 44.5-55.0
Iredell 335 124 41.2 34.0-48.8 211 58.8 51.2-66.0
Johnston 274 100 42.8 34.1-52.0 174 57.2 48.0-65.9
Mecklenburg 600 308 55.4 49.6-61.0 292 44.6 39.0-50.4
New Hanover 329 191 59.6 52.4-66.5 138 40.4 33.5-47.6
Onslow 302 130 51.6 43.8-59.3 172 48.4 40.7-56.2
Orange 293 197 71.4 63.2-78.3 96 28.6 21.7-36.8
Pitt 341 131 44.4 36.2-52.8 210 55.6 47.2-63.8
Randolph 397 111 34.8 28.0-42.2 286 65.2 57.8-72.0
Robeson 314 79 32.2 24.8-40.5 235 67.8 59.5-75.2
Rowan 378 129 36.8 30.3-43.8 249 63.2 56.2-69.7
Union 348 164 53.6 45.2-61.7 184 46.4 38.3-54.8
Wake 700 397 58.6 53.2-63.9 303 41.4 36.1-46.8
Wayne 364 90 32.9 25.4-41.3 274 67.1 58.7-74.6
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,131 1,121 39.6 36.6-42.7 2,010 60.4 57.3-63.4
Piedmont 6,990 3,037 48.0 46.1-49.9 3,953 52.0 50.1-53.9
Western NC 1,964 665 35.4 32.5-38.4 1,299 64.6 61.6-67.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,339 496 40.4 36.7-44.2 843 59.6 55.8-63.3
Northwest 2,395 804 38.1 34.9-41.3 1,591 61.9 58.7-65.1
Charlotte 1,714 746 47.2 43.5-50.9 968 52.8 49.1-56.5
Greensboro 1,894 819 47.4 44.1-50.8 1,075 52.6 49.2-55.9
Southern Regional 1,064 322 34.2 29.5-39.1 742 65.8 60.9-70.5
Coastal 492 252 45.0 38.2-52.0 240 55.0 48.0-61.8
Wake 1,782 890 53.2 49.5-57.0 892 46.8 43.0-50.5
Area L 129 39 29.6 20.6-40.5 90 70.4 59.5-79.4
Eastern 1,276 455 45.6 40.2-51.0 821 54.4 49.0-59.8

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NOTE: For AHEC Regions, results for Area L are least reliable due to small sample size.

^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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