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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Drinking & Driving

During the past 30 days, how many times have you driven when you've had
perhaps too much to drink?*

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  Total
Respond.^
One or more times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,767 85 2.6 1.9- 3.5 4,682 97.4 96.5-98.1
-Western NC 660 8 1.5 0.6- 3.6 652 98.5 96.4-99.4
GENDER
Male 319 7 2.6 1.0- 6.5 312 97.4 93.5-99.0
Female 341 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 340 99.8 98.3- 100
RACE
White 609 6 1.4 0.5- 3.8 603 98.6 96.2-99.5
African American 15 0 0.0 . - . 15 100 . - .
Other Minorities 29 2 7.5 1.7-28.2 27 92.5 71.8-98.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 10 0 0.0 . - . 10 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 649 8 1.5 0.6- 3.7 641 98.5 96.3-99.4
AGE
18-24 13 0 0.0 . - . 13 100 . - .
25-34 48 2 2.6 0.6-11.7 46 97.4 88.3-99.4
35-44 90 2 2.3 0.3-14.0 88 97.7 86.0-99.7
45-54 133 2 1.6 0.4- 6.4 131 98.4 93.6-99.6
55-64 167 1 0.7 0.1- 4.5 166 99.3 95.5-99.9
65+ 202 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0 201 99.3 95.0-99.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 43 2 10.6 2.6-34.8 41 89.4 65.2-97.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 130 2 1.0 0.2- 4.0 128 99.0 96.0-99.8
Some Post-H.S. 185 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2 184 99.5 96.8-99.9
College Graduate 300 3 0.8 0.2- 2.9 297 99.2 97.1-99.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 46 0 0.0 . - . 46 100 . - .
$15,000- 24,999 95 4 7.0 2.1-21.4 91 93.0 78.6-97.9
$25,000- 34,999 70 2 3.9 0.9-15.6 68 96.1 84.4-99.1
$35,000- 49,999 97 2 1.2 0.2- 6.7 95 98.8 93.3-99.8
$50,000-74,999 115 0 0.0 . - . 115 100 . - .
$75,000+ 153 0 0.0 . - . 153 100 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 214 4 3.9 1.3-11.3 210 96.1 88.7-98.7
No 430 3 0.3 0.1- 1.2 427 99.7 98.8-99.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 121 2 1.9 0.5- 7.4 119 98.1 92.6-99.5
Non-Veteran 539 6 1.4 0.5- 4.1 533 98.6 95.9-99.5

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*This question was asked only of those who had a least one drink in the past 30 days.

^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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