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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, what is the largest number of drinks you had on any occasion?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Only one Two Three Four Five or more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,430 1,300 23.4 21.6-25.4 1,318 24.8 22.9-26.7 707 16.8 15.1-18.5 348 8.7 7.5-10.2 757 26.3 24.2-28.6
-Eastern NC 1,081 319 21.6 18.1-25.5 308 24.0 20.1-28.4 180 17.4 14.1-21.3 82 9.4 6.8-12.7 192 27.7 23.3-32.5
GENDER
Male 469 79 10.6 7.5-14.7 114 22.8 17.2-29.6 92 19.2 14.5-25.0 44 10.2 6.7-15.2 140 37.1 30.6-44.2
Female 612 240 36.3 30.2-42.9 194 25.6 20.8-31.0 88 15.0 11.0-20.2 38 8.2 5.1-13.0 52 14.9 10.1-21.5
RACE
White 827 239 21.8 17.7-26.4 234 23.6 19.3-28.5 143 16.4 12.9-20.6 61 8.6 6.0-12.3 150 29.6 24.4-35.3
African American 160 52 23.5 15.5-33.8 *** *** *** 24 20.0 12.0-31.6 12 10.9 4.9-22.8 19 15.6 8.0-28.3
Other minorities 87 25 14.0 7.5-24.7 21 12.4 7.0-21.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 51 *** *** *** 11 9.2 4.1-19.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,029 306 21.9 18.3-25.9 297 24.8 20.7-29.4 175 17.5 14.1-21.6 78 9.4 6.8-12.9 173 26.5 22.0-31.5
AGE
18-34 225 52 15.7 10.5-22.9 48 19.4 12.9-28.3 33 16.6 11.1-23.9 15 8.0 4.4-13.9 77 40.3 31.7-49.5
35-54 405 108 22.8 17.4-29.4 121 27.2 21.2-34.3 67 17.3 12.3-23.8 38 10.4 6.3-16.8 71 22.2 16.4-29.3
55-64 216 63 22.9 15.3-32.9 67 27.7 19.6-37.5 40 21.1 13.0-32.3 14 7.6 3.8-14.7 32 20.7 13.5-30.4
65-74 142 *** *** *** 48 27.8 19.0-38.8 27 21.6 13.1-33.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 9.5 4.2-20.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 251 71 16.1 11.3-22.3 64 19.5 12.8-28.4 39 18.3 12.0-27.0 17 8.7 4.5-16.2 60 37.4 28.1-47.7
Some Post-H.S. 318 96 22.3 16.1-30.0 92 26.9 19.8-35.4 53 17.9 12.4-25.0 20 8.5 4.6-15.3 57 24.5 17.7-32.9
College Graduate 457 135 25.2 19.7-31.5 145 30.7 24.5-37.8 79 18.3 13.3-24.5 39 9.0 6.0-13.5 59 16.8 12.1-22.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 80 *** *** *** 18 8.6 4.4-16.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 114 *** *** *** *** *** *** 18 13.5 6.6-25.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 102 *** *** *** 26 19.4 11.1-31.5 18 12.8 6.1-24.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 170 *** *** *** 52 24.6 16.4-35.2 31 18.4 10.9-29.3 12 11.1 5.4-21.5 29 23.0 14.8-34.1
$50,000+ 479 126 16.9 12.8-21.9 142 31.4 24.5-39.2 88 19.7 14.7-25.8 45 9.3 5.7-14.9 78 22.8 16.8-30.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 265 92 22.5 16.4-30.1 69 17.9 12.5-25.1 41 19.4 12.8-28.4 20 8.1 4.6-13.9 *** *** ***
No 811 226 21.3 17.3-25.9 237 25.6 20.9-30.9 139 16.9 13.2-21.4 62 9.7 6.7-13.8 147 26.4 21.6-31.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 228 53 14.9 9.7-22.0 57 19.3 13.3-27.1 50 27.0 18.8-37.2 23 13.1 7.2-22.9 45 25.7 17.4-36.1
Non-Veteran 853 266 23.2 19.2-27.8 251 25.2 20.6-30.3 130 15.0 11.6-19.2 59 8.4 5.8-12.1 147 28.2 23.2-33.8

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*This question asked only of respondents who reported drinking at least one drink in the last month.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

**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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