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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Alcohol Consumption

One drink is equivalent to a 12 ounce beer, a 5 ounce glass of wine, or a drink with one shot of liquor.
During the past 30 days, on the days when you drank, about how many drinks did you drink o n the average?*

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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 4,520 2,164 37.2 35.1-39.4 1,396 31.3 29.2-33.4 459 13.1 11.6-14.8 184 6.7 5.5- 8.2 317 11.7 10.1-13.5
-Eastern NC 1,105 495 31.3 27.2-35.6 336 31.5 27.2-36.1 134 16.1 12.9-20.0 51 7.2 4.5-11.1 89 14.0 10.7-18.1
GENDER
Male 487 142 18.1 13.7-23.7 166 35.5 29.2-42.2 81 18.3 13.8-24.0 35 10.8 6.5-17.3 63 17.3 12.7-23.1
Female 618 353 49.3 42.8-55.9 170 25.9 20.9-31.7 53 13.1 9.1-18.5 16 2.2 1.0- 4.8 26 9.5 5.4-16.1
RACE
White 839 402 34.1 29.4-39.2 240 31.2 26.3-36.6 95 14.7 11.2-19.0 40 6.5 3.9-10.8 62 13.5 9.6-18.5
African American 169 *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 18.4 10.8-29.5 *** *** *** 11 8.3 4.0-16.6
Other minorities 89 30 15.8 9.0-26.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 53 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,051 481 32.0 27.7-36.5 319 32.0 27.6-36.8 125 15.6 12.3-19.6 51 7.5 4.8-11.7 75 12.8 9.5-17.1
AGE
18-34 233 72 21.1 14.7-29.3 65 27.3 20.3-35.6 42 18.6 13.0-25.8 16 11.7 6.3-20.7 38 21.3 14.9-29.7
35-54 413 168 33.1 26.8-40.0 141 36.5 29.5-44.0 50 16.2 11.1-23.0 17 2.5 1.5- 4.3 37 11.8 7.6-17.8
55-64 218 105 42.6 33.0-52.9 71 36.3 27.0-46.8 22 11.6 6.5-19.8 12 6.5 3.1-13.1 *** *** ***
65-74 145 *** *** *** 38 25.3 16.6-36.7 17 16.1 8.7-27.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 85 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 262 98 20.5 15.0-27.3 72 29.8 21.6-39.6 42 20.7 14.3-29.0 17 9.9 5.0-19.0 33 19.1 12.2-28.7
Some Post-H.S. 322 133 32.1 24.6-40.6 114 36.6 28.9-44.9 35 13.7 8.8-20.9 15 6.3 2.4-15.6 25 11.3 6.8-18.3
College Graduate 464 247 46.4 39.6-53.3 136 31.3 25.1-38.2 46 12.2 8.4-17.5 16 4.1 2.1- 7.8 19 6.0 3.1-11.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 119 *** *** *** *** *** *** 20 15.2 8.2-26.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 100 *** *** *** 22 16.6 8.9-28.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 175 *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 10.9 5.7-19.7 *** *** *** 18 11.1 5.8-20.2
$50,000+ 487 218 31.9 25.8-38.6 164 40.1 32.9-47.7 57 13.8 9.4-19.8 23 6.3 3.0-12.5 25 8.0 4.6-13.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 273 134 27.9 21.2-35.8 74 29.6 21.6-39.0 31 14.8 9.4-22.6 14 9.3 3.8-21.0 20 18.5 10.7-30.0
No 827 360 32.2 27.4-37.4 260 32.0 27.0-37.3 102 16.5 12.7-21.1 37 6.6 3.9-11.0 68 12.8 9.4-17.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 235 87 24.0 17.3-32.3 80 36.0 27.3-45.8 39 24.6 16.5-35.0 12 5.7 1.8-16.8 17 9.6 5.1-17.4
Non-Veteran 870 408 33.0 28.3-38.1 256 30.4 25.6-35.6 95 14.1 10.8-18.3 39 7.5 4.6-12.1 72 15.0 11.2-19.9

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* This question was 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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