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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, have you had at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage
such as beer, wine, a malt beverage, or liquor?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,085 4,823 44.1 42.6-45.5 7,262 55.9 54.5-57.4
-Western NC 1,964 665 35.4 32.5-38.4 1,299 64.6 61.6-67.5
GENDER
Male 765 323 39.7 35.1-44.6 442 60.3 55.4-64.9
Female 1,199 342 31.4 27.9-35.1 857 68.6 64.9-72.1
RACE
White 1,803 614 35.8 32.9-38.8 1,189 64.2 61.2-67.1
African American 49 15 40.7 20.6-64.4 34 59.3 35.6-79.4
Other Minorities 98 29 20.8 10.5-37.1 69 79.2 62.9-89.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 43 11 22.2 10.4-41.1 32 77.8 58.9-89.6
Non-Hispanic 1,918 653 35.9 33.0-39.0 1,265 64.1 61.0-67.0
AGE
18-24 44 13 33.5 18.0-53.7 31 66.5 46.3-82.0
25-34 127 48 43.2 33.0-54.0 79 56.8 46.0-67.0
35-44 243 90 34.1 27.7-41.2 153 65.9 58.8-72.3
45-54 315 135 40.5 34.1-47.4 180 59.5 52.6-65.9
55-64 460 168 37.3 32.3-42.6 292 62.7 57.4-67.7
65+ 755 204 28.2 24.6-32.1 551 71.8 67.9-75.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 290 42 19.8 14.2-27.0 248 80.2 73.0-85.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 604 133 21.6 17.1-26.9 471 78.4 73.1-82.9
Some Post-H.S. 513 188 39.6 33.8-45.7 325 60.4 54.3-66.2
College Graduate 553 300 56.6 51.2-61.9 253 43.4 38.1-48.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 273 46 17.5 11.9-25.0 227 82.5 75.0-88.1
$15,000- 24,999 366 96 27.7 21.6-34.6 270 72.3 65.4-78.4
$25,000- 34,999 242 71 30.4 22.3-39.9 171 69.6 60.1-77.7
$35,000- 49,999 258 99 34.5 27.0-42.9 159 65.5 57.1-73.0
$50,000-74,999 252 116 46.6 38.7-54.6 136 53.4 45.4-61.3
$75,000+ 247 153 64.1 56.3-71.2 94 35.9 28.8-43.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 847 217 27.9 23.9-32.3 630 72.1 67.7-76.1
No 1,053 428 40.7 36.6-44.9 625 59.3 55.1-63.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 279 123 47.3 39.6-55.1 156 52.7 44.9-60.4
Non-Veteran 1,685 542 33.7 30.6-36.9 1,143 66.3 63.1-69.4

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^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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