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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Binge Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,945 11,005 89.0 87.9-90.0 940 11.0 10.0-12.1
-Piedmont NC 6,910 6,333 88.1 86.7-89.5 577 11.9 10.5-13.3
GENDER
Male 2,569 2,227 82.3 79.6-84.8 342 17.7 15.2-20.4
Female 4,341 4,106 93.5 92.3-94.5 235 6.5 5.5- 7.7
RACE
White 5,479 4,980 86.6 85.0-88.1 499 13.4 11.9-15.0
African American 1,057 1,001 93.9 91.2-95.7 56 6.1 4.3- 8.8
Other Minorities 335 316 87.2 77.4-93.2 19 12.8 6.8-22.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 241 219 84.2 72.0-91.7 22 15.8 8.3-28.0
Non-Hispanic 6,648 6,094 88.4 87.1-89.7 554 11.6 10.3-12.9
AGE
18-24 171 136 85.2 78.7-90.0 35 14.8 10.0-21.3
25-34 522 435 79.8 74.0-84.6 87 20.2 15.4-26.0
35-44 1,026 875 84.7 81.7-87.4 151 15.3 12.6-18.3
45-54 1,372 1,217 88.8 86.6-90.6 155 11.2 9.4-13.4
55-64 1,524 1,421 93.5 91.7-94.8 103 6.5 5.2- 8.3
65+ 2,229 2,186 98.0 97.2-98.6 43 2.0 1.4- 2.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 803 773 94.6 91.3-96.7 30 5.4 3.3- 8.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,848 1,704 88.0 84.6-90.8 144 12.0 9.2-15.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,664 1,518 86.4 83.0-89.2 146 13.6 10.8-17.0
College Graduate 2,584 2,327 87.1 84.8-89.1 257 12.9 10.9-15.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 669 638 92.8 89.1-95.3 31 7.2 4.7-10.9
$15,000- 24,999 983 927 90.7 84.7-94.5 56 9.3 5.5-15.3
$25,000- 34,999 694 647 88.2 82.1-92.4 47 11.8 7.6-17.9
$35,000- 49,999 862 786 89.7 86.2-92.4 76 10.3 7.6-13.8
$50,000-74,999 955 852 86.7 82.9-89.8 103 13.3 10.2-17.1
$75,000+ 1,689 1,467 82.8 79.8-85.5 222 17.2 14.5-20.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,435 2,292 91.2 89.2-92.9 143 8.8 7.1-10.8
No 4,206 3,792 86.9 85.1-88.6 414 13.1 11.4-14.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 886 816 88.8 85.1-91.7 70 11.2 8.3-14.9
Non-Veteran 6,022 5,515 88.1 86.5-89.5 507 11.9 10.5-13.5

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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
Yes = Respondents who report they did not drink in the past 30 days and who did not have five or more drinks on an occasion.
No = Respondents who report they did drink in t he past 30 days and had five or more drinks on one or more occasions in the past 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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