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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, how many days per week or per month did you have at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage?*

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  Total
Respond.^
No drinks 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,708 50 0.7 0.4- 1.1 1,286 28.9 26.8-31.0 1,394 31.4 29.2-33.7 1,484 31.1 29.0-33.3 494 7.9 6.9- 9.0
-Western NC 648 8 1.6 0.7- 3.8 159 23.7 19.6-28.3 182 28.8 24.3-33.8 199 32.1 27.3-37.2 100 13.8 10.4-18.1
GENDER
Male 311 4 2.1 0.7- 6.5 55 19.2 13.9-25.9 82 25.9 20.2-32.7 110 35.7 28.8-43.2 60 17.0 11.7-24.2
Female 337 4 1.0 0.3- 2.9 104 28.9 23.1-35.6 100 32.2 25.6-39.5 89 27.9 21.8-34.8 40 10.1 7.0-14.2
RACE
White 600 6 0.9 0.4- 2.1 150 25.4 21.1-30.2 164 29.2 24.6-34.3 189 31.9 27.2-37.1 91 12.6 9.8-16.0
African American 14 1 4.4 0.5-28.7 2 6.9 1.2-31.9 6 28.2 8.3-62.8 3 18.3 3.9-55.4 2 42.1 9.2-83.9
Other Minorities 27 1 20.8 3.2-67.9 6 3.3 1.0-10.2 10 19.9 6.4-47.7 5 38.0 12.1-73.3 5 17.9 5.0-47.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 11 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.7 0.7-33.4 5 40.4 13.2-75.0 3 27.8 5.8-70.7 2 26.1 6.3-65.0
Non-Hispanic 636 8 1.6 0.7- 3.9 158 24.2 20.0-28.9 177 28.6 24.1-33.6 195 32.1 27.3-37.3 98 13.5 10.2-17.8
AGE
18-24 13 0 0.0 . - . 4 32.8 11.0-65.8 4 22.9 6.9-54.4 4 21.6 7.1-49.6 1 22.7 3.6-69.7
25-34 47 1 1.3 0.2- 8.7 18 33.0 19.4-50.2 17 33.4 19.8-50.6 9 27.3 13.8-46.8 2 5.0 1.2-18.4
35-44 88 1 2.5 0.3-15.4 25 23.1 15.1-33.7 27 31.1 20.9-43.5 31 38.1 27.3-50.1 4 5.3 1.8-14.6
45-54 132 1 0.7 0.1- 4.6 25 16.6 10.8-24.7 37 28.6 20.3-38.7 53 42.9 32.6-53.8 16 11.2 6.2-19.5
55-64 165 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 42 23.9 17.3-31.9 38 25.4 18.2-34.3 54 31.3 23.8-40.0 30 19.1 13.0-27.1
65+ 197 4 3.5 1.3- 9.2 44 21.4 15.6-28.7 58 28.0 21.6-35.5 45 19.7 14.4-26.3 46 27.4 20.7-35.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 37 1 2.5 0.3-15.9 14 42.7 25.5-61.9 8 15.5 7.2-30.3 9 25.4 12.2-45.4 5 13.9 4.5-35.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 129 2 3.7 0.8-16.2 39 26.6 17.9-37.8 34 19.0 11.9-28.9 31 32.7 21.5-46.2 23 18.1 8.5-34.4
Some Post-H.S. 186 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1 53 27.5 19.5-37.3 49 29.9 21.4-40.0 55 31.2 22.8-41.0 27 10.9 6.9-16.8
College Graduate 294 3 1.2 0.4- 3.6 52 16.3 11.5-22.6 91 35.2 28.3-42.8 104 33.7 27.0-41.1 44 13.6 9.7-18.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 42 0 0.0 . - . 15 39.5 21.8-60.5 10 11.7 5.4-23.7 11 42.7 22.8-65.4 6 6.1 2.4-14.7
$15,000- 24,999 90 1 4.6 0.7-25.8 21 21.0 12.3-33.7 23 29.3 17.9-44.0 24 25.4 15.2-39.3 21 19.7 10.9-33.2
$25,000- 34,999 67 2 2.1 0.4- 9.6 13 19.1 9.4-34.9 20 24.7 14.1-39.6 20 28.5 16.2-45.1 12 25.7 9.6-52.7
$35,000- 49,999 98 0 0.0 . - . 24 17.1 10.3-27.1 27 28.8 17.4-43.6 32 39.9 26.1-55.5 15 14.2 8.0-24.0
$50,000-74,999 116 0 0.0 . - . 29 25.8 16.9-37.3 38 33.7 23.9-45.2 33 28.3 18.6-40.6 16 12.1 6.8-20.5
$75,000+ 153 0 0.0 . - . 28 18.3 11.8-27.4 45 33.2 24.1-43.7 60 38.1 29.1-48.1 20 10.3 6.3-16.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 208 6 2.9 1.2- 6.6 59 28.2 21.1-36.5 61 30.6 22.7-39.7 49 23.3 16.1-32.5 33 15.1 9.9-22.3
No 423 2 1.1 0.2- 5.3 98 22.2 17.2-28.1 113 27.5 22.2-33.6 145 35.6 29.7-42.1 65 13.5 9.3-19.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 119 2 2.0 0.5- 7.6 20 20.9 12.3-33.2 33 26.9 18.0-38.3 40 36.3 25.2-49.0 24 13.9 8.7-21.6
Non-Veteran 529 6 1.5 0.5- 4.3 139 24.3 19.8-29.4 149 29.2 24.2-34.7 159 31.2 26.1-36.9 76 13.8 10.0-18.8

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*This question 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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