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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, how many days per week or per month did you have at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage?*

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  Total
Respond.^
No drinks 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,708 50 0.7 0.4- 1.1 1,286 28.9 26.8-31.0 1,394 31.4 29.2-33.7 1,484 31.1 29.0-33.3 494 7.9 6.9- 9.0
-Piedmont NC 2,963 30 0.6 0.3- 1.3 801 27.4 25.0-30.0 893 33.1 30.2-36.0 963 32.5 29.8-35.3 276 6.4 5.4- 7.5
GENDER
Male 1,353 10 0.6 0.2- 2.0 288 22.3 19.1-26.0 392 33.4 29.2-37.8 500 36.1 32.1-40.4 163 7.5 6.1- 9.2
Female 1,610 20 0.7 0.4- 1.1 513 34.3 30.9-37.8 501 32.6 29.1-36.3 463 27.6 24.6-30.7 113 4.9 3.7- 6.3
RACE
White 2,481 23 0.4 0.3- 0.7 626 25.9 23.4-28.6 739 31.7 28.8-34.8 849 34.9 32.0-37.9 244 7.0 5.9- 8.3
African American 342 5 0.7 0.3- 1.8 125 33.5 26.7-41.1 109 31.8 24.6-39.9 84 29.3 21.9-37.9 19 4.8 2.5- 8.9
Other Minorities 123 2 2.4 0.4-13.8 47 29.8 18.9-43.5 36 45.3 31.4-59.9 25 18.1 9.9-30.8 13 4.4 2.2- 8.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 82 1 2.9 0.4-18.0 34 30.9 18.7-46.6 24 46.1 29.8-63.2 18 18.2 8.4-34.9 5 1.9 0.7- 5.2
Non-Hispanic 2,873 29 0.5 0.3- 0.7 766 27.2 24.8-29.8 867 32.1 29.3-34.9 940 33.5 30.8-36.3 271 6.8 5.7- 7.9
AGE
18-24 76 0 0.0 . - . 20 28.1 17.2-42.5 30 41.3 27.9-56.1 23 27.8 16.7-42.4 3 2.8 0.8- 9.7
25-34 290 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4 96 28.3 22.5-35.0 103 40.1 32.4-48.3 83 29.6 23.0-37.1 7 2.0 0.8- 4.6
35-44 582 1 0.9 0.1- 5.9 177 30.0 25.5-34.9 196 32.7 28.0-37.6 185 32.5 27.9-37.5 23 4.0 2.4- 6.5
45-54 708 4 0.4 0.1- 1.1 201 27.4 23.3-31.9 204 27.3 23.3-31.7 251 37.3 32.3-42.6 48 7.6 5.6-10.3
55-64 665 9 1.1 0.5- 2.3 174 26.7 22.6-31.2 182 26.7 22.8-31.1 240 37.0 32.6-41.6 60 8.5 6.3-11.4
65+ 622 14 1.9 1.0- 3.6 129 18.9 15.5-22.8 171 30.3 25.8-35.2 175 27.1 23.1-31.5 133 21.8 18.0-26.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 116 4 4.1 0.8-17.9 44 28.7 17.9-42.6 33 44.6 29.1-61.1 27 21.1 11.0-36.8 8 1.6 0.7- 3.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 564 8 0.5 0.2- 1.2 173 30.2 24.1-37.2 185 36.6 29.5-44.4 138 25.6 19.4-33.0 60 7.0 4.8-10.1
Some Post-H.S. 702 9 0.6 0.3- 1.3 214 32.3 27.2-37.8 210 32.0 26.7-37.9 205 29.2 24.2-34.6 64 5.9 4.3- 8.0
College Graduate 1,579 9 0.3 0.1- 0.6 369 23.5 20.8-26.5 464 30.3 27.1-33.6 593 39.0 35.6-42.5 144 7.0 5.6- 8.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 123 5 5.4 1.1-22.5 50 38.6 26.9-51.8 34 32.5 20.4-47.5 20 15.2 8.3-26.2 14 8.3 3.9-16.7
$15,000- 24,999 263 5 1.2 0.4- 3.2 93 30.2 21.8-40.1 81 41.4 29.6-54.2 58 21.0 12.8-32.7 26 6.2 3.7-10.2
$25,000- 34,999 238 3 0.7 0.2- 2.8 78 33.0 24.2-43.2 70 34.3 24.2-46.0 66 28.4 19.8-38.9 21 3.6 2.1- 6.0
$35,000- 49,999 370 3 0.2 0.1- 0.8 90 29.7 22.2-38.5 125 34.5 27.2-42.5 105 27.0 20.5-34.7 47 8.6 6.0-12.1
$50,000-74,999 486 4 0.4 0.1- 1.3 135 26.4 21.3-32.2 143 30.5 24.8-36.9 163 35.9 29.8-42.4 41 6.8 4.7- 9.8
$75,000+ 1,173 3 0.1 0.0- 0.5 258 23.9 20.6-27.5 350 31.7 27.8-35.8 459 37.5 33.7-41.4 103 6.8 5.2- 8.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 761 16 1.1 0.6- 1.9 234 33.2 27.6-39.3 214 28.9 23.4-35.0 206 28.2 22.5-34.7 91 8.7 6.6-11.3
No 2,087 13 0.3 0.2- 0.5 526 26.0 23.3-29.0 651 34.3 31.1-37.6 724 33.6 30.6-36.7 173 5.8 4.7- 7.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 424 5 0.7 0.2- 1.9 95 25.5 19.7-32.3 109 27.3 21.4-34.1 146 34.3 28.1-41.1 69 12.2 9.0-16.4
Non-Veteran 2,538 25 0.6 0.3- 1.4 705 27.6 25.0-30.4 784 33.9 30.8-37.1 817 32.3 29.4-35.3 207 5.6 4.6- 6.8

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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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