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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, what is the largest number of drinks you had on any occasion?*

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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 4,541 1,386 26.3 24.4-28.3 1,373 27.2 25.2-29.2 698 15.6 13.9-17.4 375 8.8 7.6-10.2 709 22.1 20.0-24.5
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 105 29 23.0 14.2-35.1 32 25.3 16.2-37.2 16 9.1 4.9-16.2 7 7.2 3.0-16.0 21 35.4 22.3-51.1
Buncombe 104 30 18.8 12.6-27.2 39 38.5 27.8-50.5 15 14.6 8.3-24.5 8 9.4 4.3-19.3 12 18.7 10.0-32.1
Cabarrus 115 39 27.3 19.0-37.6 35 32.9 22.3-45.6 17 12.5 7.2-21.0 11 7.1 3.3-14.6 13 20.2 11.4-33.4
Catawba 102 33 31.1 19.7-45.2 27 21.9 12.6-35.2 19 18.5 10.7-30.1 11 11.9 5.6-23.7 12 16.7 8.6-29.8
Cumberland 103 34 28.6 19.6-39.7 25 24.1 15.6-35.4 20 19.5 11.5-31.1 9 9.4 4.5-18.7 15 18.3 10.6-29.8
Davidson 102 39 21.4 13.5-32.1 30 20.1 12.3-31.1 11 16.0 7.9-29.6 4 3.6 0.8-14.9 18 39.0 22.6-58.4
Durham 315 103 28.0 22.0-34.8 102 26.3 20.7-32.7 39 13.2 8.9-19.3 34 11.1 7.5-16.3 37 21.4 14.8-29.9
Forsyth 112 34 22.9 14.7-33.9 36 33.4 21.9-47.3 16 13.7 7.5-23.7 9 7.0 3.4-13.9 17 23.0 12.6-38.2
Gaston 91 29 27.4 17.9-39.6 19 17.3 10.4-27.3 13 13.1 7.0-23.1 13 19.6 10.0-35.0 17 22.6 13.3-35.7
Guilford 299 92 29.9 23.3-37.5 84 24.4 19.1-30.6 54 16.2 11.5-22.5 27 8.7 5.5-13.4 42 20.8 15.0-28.2
Iredell 113 33 22.8 14.2-34.5 28 20.6 13.4-30.3 18 14.1 8.4-22.8 9 11.3 4.1-27.7 25 31.2 20.7-44.1
Johnston 92 24 26.3 15.8-40.6 31 26.6 17.6-38.1 9 10.2 4.6-21.1 12 12.9 5.8-26.1 16 24.0 13.4-39.2
Mecklenburg 291 73 23.3 17.1-30.9 106 32.8 25.9-40.5 49 17.6 12.3-24.7 28 9.4 6.1-14.2 35 16.9 10.6-26.0
New Hanover 176 35 20.0 13.3-28.9 62 26.8 20.2-34.6 29 14.3 9.5-21.1 21 15.6 9.6-24.3 29 23.4 15.6-33.5
Onslow 122 30 21.9 13.7-33.1 30 22.1 14.0-33.1 16 12.6 7.1-21.4 15 10.6 6.0-18.3 31 32.8 22.7-44.7
Orange 191 53 22.1 15.7-30.2 69 35.5 27.0-45.1 33 13.4 9.1-19.4 12 6.7 3.4-12.8 24 22.2 14.2-33.1
Pitt 128 40 29.3 19.3-42.0 38 21.1 13.7-31.0 19 19.3 9.4-35.4 10 5.4 2.7-10.5 21 24.9 15.1-38.1
Randolph 105 37 30.7 20.7-43.0 29 30.2 17.9-46.2 12 13.0 6.6-24.0 7 5.8 2.5-13.1 20 20.3 12.0-32.2
Robeson 67 19 22.7 11.2-40.8 15 21.2 11.4-36.0 11 12.9 6.4-24.1 7 12.7 3.6-36.1 15 30.5 16.8-48.8
Rowan 120 49 31.1 22.5-41.1 30 32.2 21.5-45.2 10 7.9 3.9-15.3 9 7.8 3.1-18.3 22 21.0 13.2-31.8
Union 152 48 24.8 16.3-35.7 45 24.9 16.7-35.3 22 20.9 9.5-39.7 10 8.2 3.8-16.8 27 21.3 13.2-32.4
Wake 373 109 26.2 20.8-32.4 116 24.2 19.4-29.8 69 23.2 17.2-30.6 30 9.2 5.3-15.6 49 17.1 11.2-25.3
Wayne 81 20 26.4 13.0-46.3 29 28.0 17.0-42.4 13 17.2 8.7-31.4 5 4.7 1.9-11.3 14 23.7 10.9-44.0
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,053 294 27.7 23.4-32.5 307 26.2 22.1-30.9 157 13.6 10.4-17.7 97 8.4 6.4-11.0 198 24.0 19.6-28.9
Piedmont 2,859 879 25.6 23.3-28.0 873 27.1 24.7-29.6 441 16.2 14.1-18.5 244 9.3 7.7-11.2 422 21.8 19.0-24.8
Western NC 629 213 27.2 23.3-31.6 193 30.0 25.5-35.0 100 16.6 13.0-20.9 34 6.5 4.2- 9.9 89 19.6 15.3-24.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 470 156 27.2 22.5-32.5 144 30.3 24.9-36.3 82 17.3 13.2-22.4 27 7.8 4.8-12.4 61 17.4 12.6-23.6
Northwest 748 251 24.3 20.2-29.0 213 26.6 22.1-31.7 99 14.6 11.4-18.5 55 7.8 5.5-11.2 130 26.6 20.8-33.4
Charlotte 701 207 26.2 21.6-31.2 224 30.6 25.6-36.2 106 15.2 11.5-19.8 64 9.2 6.8-12.4 100 18.8 14.4-24.2
Greensboro 779 234 26.6 22.5-31.3 231 25.2 21.3-29.5 130 13.6 10.9-17.0 59 8.3 5.8-11.6 125 26.3 21.2-32.1
Southern Regional 301 101 27.7 21.1-35.5 70 28.4 20.6-37.7 50 14.4 10.1-20.3 23 8.4 4.8-14.4 57 21.1 15.0-28.8
Coastal 236 56 30.8 22.0-41.3 80 28.1 19.7-38.6 41 14.7 9.8-21.6 23 9.8 5.9-15.7 36 16.5 10.9-24.1
Wake 839 250 25.3 21.4-29.6 275 25.9 22.2-30.0 125 18.8 14.8-23.6 82 10.5 7.4-14.7 107 19.5 14.8-25.2
Area L 37 11 31.2 13.8-56.2 9 17.9 8.2-34.7 6 12.4 4.8-28.4 2 6.2 1.5-22.7 9 32.3 16.7-53.1
Eastern 430 120 26.7 20.0-34.7 127 25.3 19.1-32.7 59 13.7 7.9-22.6 40 7.5 4.8-11.7 84 26.8 19.1-36.2

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*This question asked only of respondents who reported drinking at least one drink in the last month.

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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