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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 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
GENDER
Male 1,284 279 18.1 15.3-21.2 322 21.5 18.4-24.9 251 18.4 15.3-21.9 116 9.6 7.3-12.5 316 32.5 28.1-37.2
Female 1,575 600 35.2 31.9-38.8 551 34.4 31.0-37.9 190 13.4 11.1-16.0 128 9.0 7.2-11.2 106 8.1 6.3-10.2
RACE
White 2,400 729 24.8 22.4-27.4 725 27.7 25.1-30.5 375 15.8 13.8-18.1 200 9.1 7.5-10.9 371 22.5 19.7-25.7
African American 329 97 26.7 20.6-33.7 119 30.6 24.3-37.7 45 21.2 14.3-30.2 35 9.3 5.8-14.6 33 12.3 8.1-18.3
Other Minorities 117 49 30.6 20.1-43.5 29 17.5 10.6-27.5 15 9.9 4.2-21.7 8 11.5 4.4-26.6 16 30.5 16.9-48.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 77 24 25.0 14.1-40.5 19 18.2 10.0-30.9 10 14.7 5.9-32.5 6 2.9 1.2- 7.1 18 39.0 22.4-58.7
Non-Hispanic 2,776 853 25.6 23.4-28.0 854 27.8 25.4-30.4 427 16.2 14.2-18.4 238 9.8 8.1-11.8 404 20.5 18.0-23.3
AGE
18-24 65 14 19.7 10.7-33.2 13 21.6 11.2-37.8 4 9.3 3.1-24.8 7 9.5 3.4-23.9 27 39.9 25.6-56.2
25-34 283 72 21.0 15.9-27.2 73 22.9 17.6-29.2 41 16.5 11.2-23.7 23 7.5 4.5-12.3 74 32.1 24.6-40.7
35-44 565 122 21.4 17.3-26.1 176 29.2 24.8-34.1 89 15.5 12.2-19.4 64 12.0 9.0-15.9 114 21.9 17.7-26.7
45-54 682 194 27.4 23.3-31.8 205 28.3 24.3-32.7 117 19.1 15.6-23.3 58 8.9 6.2-12.7 108 16.2 13.0-20.1
55-64 647 216 31.5 27.3-36.1 190 27.8 23.8-32.1 109 18.4 15.0-22.5 58 10.0 7.3-13.6 74 12.2 9.3-15.9
65+ 600 256 41.9 37.1-46.9 210 33.0 28.6-37.7 79 14.2 10.9-18.2 32 6.3 4.1- 9.4 23 4.6 2.9- 7.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 105 31 32.4 19.2-49.2 23 19.0 7.5-40.6 18 20.9 10.4-37.5 7 5.0 2.1-11.5 26 22.7 13.0-36.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 528 156 22.3 17.4-28.2 147 22.2 17.5-27.8 68 13.9 9.3-20.4 39 8.5 4.8-14.5 118 33.1 25.4-41.8
Some Post-H.S. 684 239 27.2 22.9-32.1 186 26.0 21.2-31.5 94 13.3 9.9-17.6 50 8.7 6.1-12.4 115 24.8 19.5-31.0
College Graduate 1,540 453 25.5 22.7-28.6 515 30.7 27.7-33.9 261 18.1 15.6-21.0 148 10.5 8.4-13.0 163 15.1 12.3-18.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 114 36 23.4 14.9-34.8 26 19.3 11.4-30.7 17 22.8 11.2-40.8 11 11.4 4.8-24.6 24 23.1 14.2-35.4
$15,000- 24,999 246 88 33.7 24.1-44.7 61 21.7 14.6-30.8 33 9.7 5.6-16.2 26 9.3 5.3-15.7 38 25.8 14.3-42.0
$25,000- 34,999 228 88 35.1 25.5-46.2 63 22.6 15.5-31.8 27 11.7 6.5-20.3 13 3.9 2.1- 7.3 37 26.6 17.2-38.8
$35,000- 49,999 360 110 24.9 19.2-31.7 115 28.3 22.0-35.7 45 13.2 9.1-18.8 28 13.7 7.4-23.9 62 19.8 14.2-27.0
$50,000-74,999 480 157 26.9 22.2-32.3 138 26.1 21.1-31.7 64 15.1 10.7-21.0 38 10.1 6.6-15.2 83 21.8 16.9-27.6
$75,000+ 1,137 287 22.6 19.5-26.2 364 29.0 25.6-32.6 223 19.3 16.2-22.7 114 10.3 8.0-13.1 149 18.9 15.4-22.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 735 260 26.1 21.7-31.0 198 25.2 19.9-31.3 103 13.4 10.2-17.4 70 13.4 9.0-19.5 104 21.9 16.2-28.8
No 2,023 585 25.6 23.0-28.5 644 27.4 24.8-30.1 326 17.5 15.0-20.4 164 8.0 6.5- 9.7 304 21.5 18.5-24.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 403 120 25.6 20.3-31.7 112 23.8 18.5-30.0 82 19.0 14.5-24.6 25 10.1 5.6-17.4 64 21.6 15.8-28.6
Non-Veteran 2,456 759 25.6 23.2-28.2 761 27.6 25.0-30.3 359 15.8 13.6-18.3 219 9.2 7.6-11.1 358 21.8 18.8-25.2

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*This question 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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