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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Alcohol Consumption

Considering all types of alcoholic beverages, how many times during the past 30 days did you have
'5 or more drinks' [for men] OR '4 or more drinks' [for women] on an occasion?*

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  Total
Respond.^
None Once Twice 3-7 times 8-30 times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,633 3,693 74.3 72.1-76.4 358 9.7 8.3-11.4 193 5.3 4.3- 6.5 281 8.2 6.9- 9.7 108 2.5 1.9- 3.3
-Western NC 631 519 74.6 68.9-79.7 37 8.0 5.2-12.0 20 4.8 2.7- 8.5 35 7.8 5.2-11.6 20 4.8 2.3- 9.6
GENDER
Male 305 236 68.2 59.7-75.7 22 8.3 4.7-14.2 12 5.6 2.8-11.2 20 10.6 6.3-17.2 15 7.2 3.1-16.0
Female 326 283 82.2 74.9-87.7 15 7.6 3.9-14.0 8 3.9 1.4-10.1 15 4.6 2.5- 8.2 5 1.8 0.7- 5.0
RACE
White 586 488 76.8 71.4-81.4 31 6.6 4.2-10.3 16 5.0 2.8- 8.9 32 8.1 5.3-12.2 19 3.5 1.9- 6.2
African American 14 11 45.3 13.5-81.4 2 13.9 2.4-51.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 40.8 8.0-84.5
Other Minorities 25 16 56.5 26.8-82.1 3 25.4 6.2-63.7 4 11.2 2.2-41.5 2 7.0 1.4-27.9 0 0.0 . - .
HISPANIC
Hispanic 11 10 77.0 28.9-96.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 23.0 3.5-71.1 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 619 509 74.7 68.9-79.8 37 8.2 5.4-12.3 20 5.0 2.8- 8.7 33 7.3 4.7-11.0 20 4.9 2.4- 9.8
AGE
18-24 11 6 46.1 17.3-77.8 1 6.2 0.8-35.2 1 10.8 1.5-49.9 1 4.8 0.6-29.1 2 32.0 7.6-73.0
25-34 46 28 60.7 42.7-76.1 6 14.0 5.3-32.1 3 5.1 1.3-18.4 7 17.3 7.1-36.2 2 2.9 0.6-12.2
35-44 85 58 65.5 52.9-76.2 7 9.9 4.7-19.6 4 8.6 3.1-21.8 11 10.1 5.2-18.9 5 5.9 2.0-15.9
45-54 128 97 74.8 62.8-83.9 11 9.5 3.6-22.8 6 4.2 1.7- 9.8 9 9.1 4.0-19.2 5 2.5 0.9- 6.9
55-64 162 143 88.5 81.6-93.0 5 3.7 1.3-10.3 4 2.0 0.7- 5.9 6 3.5 1.5- 8.3 4 2.2 0.8- 5.9
65+ 193 181 93.3 88.0-96.4 7 3.7 1.7- 7.9 2 1.1 0.2- 4.8 1 1.2 0.2- 7.8 2 0.7 0.2- 2.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 37 24 63.9 43.8-80.1 3 11.3 3.4-31.4 2 4.7 0.9-21.4 3 3.6 1.0-11.9 5 16.5 5.8-38.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 122 95 59.4 44.2-72.9 5 5.1 1.9-13.2 3 3.9 0.7-18.2 10 17.3 8.4-32.3 9 14.4 5.1-34.6
Some Post-H.S. 179 145 75.5 65.5-83.3 12 7.4 3.6-14.4 10 8.4 3.8-17.5 9 7.9 3.8-15.5 3 0.8 0.2- 3.0
College Graduate 292 254 82.5 74.6-88.4 17 9.1 4.7-16.9 5 3.0 1.0- 9.2 13 4.3 2.3- 7.9 3 1.0 0.2- 5.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 43 35 71.6 45.7-88.3 3 8.8 2.3-28.7 3 15.6 3.4-48.9 1 2.4 0.3-15.6 1 1.6 0.2-10.6
$15,000- 24,999 88 64 66.4 51.8-78.4 6 8.6 3.5-20.0 2 1.2 0.2- 7.2 12 15.7 8.1-28.1 4 8.1 2.3-24.8
$25,000- 34,999 65 47 51.2 32.4-69.7 6 13.6 5.7-29.2 4 5.4 1.6-17.2 2 7.2 1.7-25.1 6 22.6 6.9-53.5
$35,000- 49,999 97 81 68.6 50.5-82.4 3 4.9 1.2-17.8 3 6.9 1.3-28.6 7 18.6 7.7-38.4 3 1.0 0.3- 3.6
$50,000-74,999 115 105 87.2 73.5-94.4 4 7.3 1.9-24.0 1 1.1 0.2- 7.3 3 2.8 0.7- 9.8 2 1.6 0.4- 6.3
$75,000+ 150 123 77.9 67.3-85.9 12 9.3 4.3-19.2 7 7.6 3.3-16.4 6 3.8 1.4- 9.9 2 1.4 0.2- 8.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 200 163 74.2 63.9-82.4 13 7.0 3.6-13.0 6 4.3 1.4-12.7 12 10.6 5.1-20.7 6 3.8 1.3-11.0
No 415 343 75.0 67.7-81.1 24 8.8 5.2-14.4 13 5.0 2.5- 9.9 22 6.1 3.7- 9.8 13 5.1 2.0-12.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 118 98 78.5 64.5-88.0 6 6.1 2.2-15.7 4 2.6 0.9- 7.0 7 12.0 4.6-27.8 3 0.8 0.2- 2.7
Non-Veteran 513 421 73.8 67.4-79.4 31 8.4 5.3-13.0 16 5.3 2.8- 9.7 28 6.9 4.4-10.6 17 5.6 2.7-11.4

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*This question was 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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