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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Heavy Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,878 11,479 96.5 95.8-97.0 399 3.5 3.0- 4.2
-Piedmont NC 6,863 6,625 96.1 95.1-96.9 238 3.9 3.1- 4.9
GENDER
Male 2,548 2,445 95.3 93.4-96.7 103 4.7 3.3- 6.6
Female 4,315 4,180 96.9 96.0-97.5 135 3.1 2.5- 4.0
RACE
White 5,448 5,238 95.4 94.1-96.4 210 4.6 3.6- 5.9
African American 1,047 1,022 97.1 94.6-98.5 25 2.9 1.5- 5.4
Other Minorities 331 328 99.2 97.2-99.7 3 0.8 0.3- 2.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 241 239 99.3 95.9-99.9 2 0.7 0.1- 4.1
Non-Hispanic 6,602 6,366 95.9 94.8-96.7 236 4.1 3.3- 5.2
AGE
18-24 170 164 95.0 86.2-98.3 6 5.0 1.7-13.8
25-34 525 504 95.7 92.8-97.4 21 4.3 2.6- 7.2
35-44 1,021 980 96.3 94.6-97.5 41 3.7 2.5- 5.4
45-54 1,361 1,306 95.6 93.4-97.1 55 4.4 2.9- 6.6
55-64 1,512 1,454 96.2 94.9-97.2 58 3.8 2.8- 5.1
65+ 2,212 2,155 97.7 96.9-98.3 57 2.3 1.7- 3.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 801 794 99.2 97.5-99.8 7 0.8 0.2- 2.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,840 1,783 94.7 91.3-96.8 57 5.3 3.2- 8.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,645 1,588 96.5 94.9-97.5 57 3.5 2.5- 5.1
College Graduate 2,566 2,449 95.9 94.8-96.8 117 4.1 3.2- 5.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 664 655 98.2 96.0-99.2 9 1.8 0.8- 4.0
$15,000- 24,999 980 960 98.3 97.1-99.0 20 1.7 1.0- 2.9
$25,000- 34,999 689 671 96.4 91.8-98.4 18 3.6 1.6- 8.2
$35,000- 49,999 858 819 95.2 92.6-96.9 39 4.8 3.1- 7.4
$50,000-74,999 952 907 95.9 93.8-97.3 45 4.1 2.7- 6.2
$75,000+ 1,681 1,594 95.4 93.8-96.6 87 4.6 3.4- 6.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,420 2,359 96.0 93.2-97.7 61 4.0 2.3- 6.8
No 4,174 4,007 96.3 95.3-97.0 167 3.7 3.0- 4.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 873 835 95.7 93.5-97.2 38 4.3 2.8- 6.5
Non-Veteran 5,988 5,788 96.2 95.1-97.0 200 3.8 3.0- 4.9

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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
No = Respondents reported having LESS than or equal to 2 drinks/day for MALES or LESS than or equal to 1 drink/day for FEMALES.
Yes = Respondents reported having MORE than 2 drinks/day for MALES or MORE than 1 drink/day for FEMALES.

^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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