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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 such as beer, wine, a malt beverage or liquor?

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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 10,693 6,084 52.0 50.5-53.6 1,154 12.2 11.2-13.3 1,381 14.9 13.8-16.1 1,542 16.4 15.3-17.6 532 4.4 3.8- 5.0
-Eastern NC 2,907 1,777 55.3 52.2-58.4 325 11.9 10.1-14.0 348 13.9 11.9-16.2 332 14.5 12.3-17.0 125 4.4 3.2- 5.9
GENDER
Male 1,018 519 46.5 41.7-51.4 105 11.8 9.1-15.1 145 14.4 11.4-18.0 174 20.4 16.6-25.0 75 6.8 4.7- 9.9
Female 1,889 1,258 63.6 59.8-67.3 220 12.0 9.7-14.8 203 13.4 10.9-16.4 158 8.9 7.0-11.3 50 2.0 1.3- 3.1
RACE
White 1,957 1,105 51.2 47.5-54.9 209 11.3 9.2-13.9 263 16.0 13.4-19.0 268 16.7 13.9-20.0 112 4.7 3.5- 6.3
African American 630 455 62.9 56.1-69.2 82 13.9 10.0-19.0 44 9.4 6.2-14.0 41 9.3 5.8-14.5 *** *** ***
Other minorities 302 207 62.7 52.4-72.0 31 10.6 6.1-18.0 38 11.5 7.0-18.3 21 13.2 7.2-22.9 *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 152 *** *** *** 17 15.7 8.7-26.8 27 12.7 7.2-21.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,749 1,676 54.7 51.6-57.9 308 11.6 9.8-13.8 321 14.0 11.9-16.4 322 15.1 12.7-17.7 122 4.6 3.3- 6.2
AGE
18-34 436 195 41.7 35.3-48.3 67 12.8 9.2-17.6 93 20.0 15.4-25.6 73 21.4 16.2-27.6 *** *** ***
35-54 876 453 53.7 48.5-58.8 147 15.9 12.6-19.9 130 14.1 11.0-17.8 117 12.6 9.5-16.6 29 3.7 2.3- 6.0
55-64 634 411 65.5 59.5-71.0 65 10.3 7.0-15.0 57 7.6 5.2-11.1 76 12.7 9.0-17.5 25 3.9 2.2- 6.7
65-74 508 362 70.6 64.3-76.2 27 4.7 2.7- 8.0 39 8.8 5.7-13.5 42 8.4 5.5-12.7 38 7.4 4.6-11.8
75+ 419 333 78.3 70.8-84.3 17 3.3 1.7- 6.5 25 6.1 2.6-13.6 21 6.9 3.9-11.7 23 5.4 3.0- 9.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 401 336 74.9 67.2-81.3 21 10.6 6.5-16.9 24 7.6 4.2-13.3 14 5.0 2.5- 9.9 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 885 618 59.2 53.6-64.6 97 11.6 8.7-15.3 69 11.3 7.9-15.9 72 14.3 10.3-19.5 29 3.6 2.0- 6.2
Some Post-H.S. 792 464 49.9 44.2-55.5 98 11.7 8.5-15.9 108 16.7 13.0-21.2 93 16.6 12.4-21.9 29 5.2 2.8- 9.5
College Graduate 824 354 37.5 32.8-42.5 109 14.1 10.6-18.6 147 20.2 16.3-24.8 153 21.2 17.1-26.0 61 6.9 4.9- 9.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 390 304 68.2 59.7-75.6 33 9.5 5.7-15.2 26 11.6 6.9-18.8 20 8.5 4.5-15.6 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 486 361 65.5 57.8-72.5 40 10.8 6.9-16.4 30 9.0 5.4-14.6 37 9.9 6.1-15.5 18 4.9 2.0-11.4
$25,000- 34,999 278 174 56.1 46.1-65.6 37 16.8 10.8-25.3 42 15.5 9.6-24.0 18 7.2 3.7-13.5 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 404 226 50.5 43.0-58.1 56 14.0 9.0-21.1 59 14.7 10.1-20.9 44 15.5 10.3-22.7 19 5.2 2.8- 9.6
$50,000+ 849 359 39.8 34.5-45.3 109 11.4 8.4-15.3 148 18.6 14.9-23.0 175 24.0 19.2-29.7 58 6.2 3.9- 9.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 941 662 61.0 55.4-66.4 102 12.1 9.1-15.8 77 13.7 9.8-18.8 61 9.5 6.1-14.5 39 3.7 2.2- 6.2
No 1,951 1,105 53.3 49.6-57.0 220 11.8 9.6-14.4 270 14.0 11.7-16.6 270 16.3 13.6-19.3 86 4.6 3.2- 6.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 480 242 47.5 40.7-54.4 59 11.6 7.8-16.9 72 17.5 12.8-23.5 74 18.9 13.6-25.6 33 4.5 2.8- 7.2
Non-Veteran 2,426 1,534 56.9 53.4-60.2 266 11.9 9.9-14.3 276 13.2 11.0-15.7 258 13.7 11.3-16.4 92 4.4 3.0- 6.2

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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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