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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Alcohol Consumption

Considering all types of alcoholic beverages, how many times during the past 30 days did you have
'5 or more drinks' [for men] OR '4 or more drinks' [for women] on an occasion?*

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  Total
Respond.^
None Once Twice 3-7 times 8-30 times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,633 3,693 74.3 72.1-76.4 358 9.7 8.3-11.4 193 5.3 4.3- 6.5 281 8.2 6.9- 9.7 108 2.5 1.9- 3.3
-Piedmont NC 2,927 2,350 74.5 71.7-77.1 221 10.0 8.2-12.1 123 5.0 3.8- 6.6 176 8.2 6.6-10.1 57 2.3 1.6- 3.3
GENDER
Male 1,332 990 67.9 63.6-71.9 120 11.5 8.7-15.0 62 6.3 4.4- 9.0 118 11.1 8.5-14.4 42 3.2 2.1- 4.8
Female 1,595 1,360 83.2 80.4-85.6 101 8.0 6.2-10.3 61 3.3 2.4- 4.5 58 4.3 3.2- 5.9 15 1.3 0.6- 2.4
RACE
White 2,452 1,953 73.6 70.7-76.3 185 9.8 8.1-11.7 107 5.0 3.8- 6.7 157 9.2 7.4-11.4 50 2.4 1.7- 3.5
African American 335 279 81.9 74.9-87.2 22 5.2 3.0- 8.7 15 7.5 3.6-14.7 14 3.7 2.1- 6.3 5 1.8 0.7- 4.8
Other Minorities 123 104 70.1 52.9-83.0 14 19.9 9.2-37.8 1 1.0 0.1- 7.1 3 6.6 1.5-24.4 1 2.4 0.3-14.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 81 59 64.5 45.1-80.1 16 24.6 11.4-45.4 1 1.3 0.2- 8.9 3 7.8 1.6-29.8 2 1.8 0.3- 8.6
Non-Hispanic 2,838 2,284 75.2 72.6-77.7 205 8.9 7.4-10.5 122 5.3 4.0- 7.0 173 8.2 6.7-10.1 54 2.4 1.6- 3.4
AGE
18-24 72 37 62.1 48.3-74.2 14 12.0 6.7-20.6 5 8.8 3.3-21.4 13 14.1 7.2-25.7 3 3.0 0.9- 9.4
25-34 283 196 64.3 55.8-72.0 36 15.7 9.9-23.9 17 5.7 2.9-10.8 26 11.0 6.5-17.9 8 3.4 1.5- 7.8
35-44 578 427 72.7 67.8-77.1 57 11.1 8.0-15.1 31 5.6 3.7- 8.3 50 8.7 6.2-12.2 13 1.9 1.0- 3.5
45-54 701 546 79.1 75.3-82.4 54 7.3 5.4- 9.8 43 4.8 3.4- 6.8 49 7.4 5.3-10.2 9 1.5 0.7- 3.1
55-64 655 552 83.7 79.8-87.0 46 7.3 5.1-10.1 17 3.0 1.5- 6.0 22 3.2 2.0- 5.0 18 2.9 1.7- 4.9
65+ 617 574 92.8 89.8-94.9 14 2.1 1.2- 3.8 10 1.4 0.7- 3.0 14 2.5 1.3- 4.7 5 1.2 0.4- 3.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 110 80 75.6 62.3-85.4 10 8.6 3.9-18.1 7 5.2 1.8-13.7 9 6.3 2.8-13.6 4 4.3 0.9-18.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 541 397 67.5 60.0-74.2 48 13.4 8.0-21.7 23 5.5 3.2- 9.2 53 9.8 6.8-14.0 20 3.8 2.2- 6.3
Some Post-H.S. 700 554 71.0 64.9-76.4 54 9.4 6.6-13.3 31 5.2 2.8- 9.5 43 11.0 7.3-16.4 18 3.3 1.7- 6.3
College Graduate 1,574 1,317 79.2 75.7-82.2 109 8.9 7.1-11.1 62 4.7 3.2- 6.9 71 6.3 4.3- 9.1 15 1.0 0.5- 1.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 120 89 72.7 60.5-82.3 14 13.2 6.9-23.8 3 1.6 0.4- 5.8 8 6.0 2.6-13.3 6 6.5 2.5-16.0
$15,000- 24,999 254 198 67.6 53.4-79.2 22 15.8 6.1-35.4 13 8.1 4.0-16.0 12 5.1 2.5- 9.9 9 3.3 1.6- 6.9
$25,000- 34,999 233 186 71.5 59.6-81.0 16 10.0 4.0-23.0 8 3.1 1.3- 7.3 17 12.0 6.2-22.2 6 3.3 1.3- 8.6
$35,000- 49,999 367 291 77.3 70.2-83.1 25 9.6 5.6-15.9 15 3.9 1.9- 7.9 25 6.0 3.8- 9.5 11 3.2 1.4- 7.2
$50,000-74,999 482 379 73.5 67.0-79.2 43 12.2 8.4-17.4 27 6.9 3.6-12.8 24 5.2 3.1- 8.7 9 2.2 1.1- 4.3
$75,000+ 1,163 941 75.4 71.4-79.0 87 9.0 6.9-11.6 48 5.7 3.7- 8.6 75 8.6 6.4-11.5 12 1.3 0.6- 3.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 747 604 75.0 69.8-79.6 49 8.3 5.7-11.8 34 5.3 3.3- 8.4 40 7.7 5.3-11.0 20 3.7 2.0- 7.0
No 2,073 1,659 74.7 71.5-77.7 165 9.7 7.9-11.9 85 5.0 3.6- 7.0 131 8.7 6.7-11.2 33 1.9 1.2- 2.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 421 351 78.8 72.4-84.1 23 7.5 4.4-12.7 10 3.9 1.9- 7.9 24 6.9 3.9-11.9 13 2.8 1.5- 5.2
Non-Veteran 2,506 1,999 74.0 70.9-76.8 198 10.3 8.3-12.7 113 5.1 3.8- 6.9 152 8.3 6.6-10.5 44 2.3 1.5- 3.4

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*This question was 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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