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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 6,990 3,037 48.0 46.1-49.9 3,953 52.0 50.1-53.9
GENDER
Male 2,616 1,389 56.9 53.8-60.0 1,227 43.1 40.0-46.2
Female 4,374 1,648 39.6 37.4-41.9 2,726 60.4 58.1-62.6
RACE
White 5,535 2,531 51.7 49.7-53.8 3,004 48.3 46.2-50.3
African American 1,078 361 36.5 31.9-41.3 717 63.5 58.7-68.1
Other Minorities 337 127 44.6 36.3-53.2 210 55.4 46.8-63.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 243 84 46.1 36.3-56.2 159 53.9 43.8-63.7
Non-Hispanic 6,726 2,945 48.2 46.3-50.1 3,781 51.8 49.9-53.7
AGE
18-24 177 78 42.8 34.1-52.1 99 57.2 47.9-65.9
25-34 531 293 57.4 51.9-62.8 238 42.6 37.2-48.1
35-44 1,039 592 56.9 53.0-60.8 447 43.1 39.2-47.0
45-54 1,390 723 55.2 51.7-58.6 667 44.8 41.4-48.3
55-64 1,539 679 41.0 38.0-44.2 860 59.0 55.8-62.0
65+ 2,246 648 28.5 26.2-31.0 1,598 71.5 69.0-73.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 818 129 25.4 19.6-32.2 689 74.6 67.8-80.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,874 575 39.8 35.6-44.1 1,299 60.2 55.9-64.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,677 722 47.5 43.8-51.4 955 52.5 48.6-56.2
College Graduate 2,610 1,609 62.5 59.7-65.1 1,001 37.5 34.9-40.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 675 131 28.4 22.8-34.7 544 71.6 65.3-77.2
$15,000- 24,999 991 267 30.4 25.1-36.3 724 69.6 63.7-74.9
$25,000- 34,999 701 243 43.0 37.0-49.3 458 57.0 50.7-63.0
$35,000- 49,999 870 378 46.3 41.0-51.7 492 53.7 48.3-59.0
$50,000-74,999 961 492 50.9 46.3-55.6 469 49.1 44.4-53.7
$75,000+ 1,712 1,189 70.5 67.5-73.3 523 29.5 26.7-32.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,459 787 36.8 33.4-40.3 1,672 63.2 59.7-66.6
No 4,245 2,125 52.6 50.2-55.0 2,120 47.4 45.0-49.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 896 436 53.9 49.2-58.5 460 46.1 41.5-50.8
Non-Veteran 6,091 2,600 47.3 45.2-49.4 3,491 52.7 50.6-54.8

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^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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