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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 4,549 3,517 68.0 65.7-70.2 394 11.5 10.1-13.1 212 6.4 5.3- 7.8 282 8.9 7.6-10.4 144 5.1 4.1- 6.5
-Eastern NC 1,112 846 64.9 59.9-69.6 103 11.6 8.9-15.0 60 9.5 6.5-13.7 73 8.8 6.4-12.0 30 5.2 3.1- 8.6
GENDER
Male 487 329 58.4 51.3-65.1 56 13.7 9.7-18.9 32 9.0 5.3-14.9 46 11.0 7.4-16.1 24 7.9 4.5-13.5
Female 625 517 73.9 67.1-79.7 47 8.8 5.9-12.8 28 10.1 5.8-17.0 27 5.7 3.4- 9.5 *** *** ***
RACE
White 842 642 64.0 58.2-69.4 76 12.5 9.3-16.7 42 9.2 5.8-14.2 60 9.8 6.8-13.9 22 4.5 2.5- 8.2
African American 170 *** *** *** 13 6.2 2.5-14.5 11 9.6 3.6-23.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 92 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 54 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,057 813 65.8 60.6-70.7 96 11.4 8.6-14.8 52 8.7 5.7-13.1 66 8.6 6.1-12.0 30 5.5 3.3- 9.1
AGE
18-34 239 146 51.7 42.9-60.5 35 12.9 8.5-19.3 24 16.0 9.8-24.9 25 11.4 7.0-17.9 *** *** ***
35-54 413 306 70.1 62.8-76.5 38 11.1 7.1-17.0 24 6.2 3.4-11.3 32 9.0 5.4-14.6 13 3.5 1.6- 7.5
55-64 218 174 76.0 66.2-83.7 21 13.5 7.6-22.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 146 134 88.0 76.3-94.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 85 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 260 179 57.4 47.5-66.7 28 13.3 8.1-21.0 18 12.8 6.8-22.6 19 7.5 3.8-14.3 16 9.1 4.5-17.3
Some Post-H.S. 326 251 66.6 57.5-74.7 32 11.3 7.2-17.5 15 8.3 3.6-17.7 21 9.7 5.8-15.9 *** *** ***
College Graduate 465 379 77.8 71.6-83.0 37 9.0 5.9-13.5 15 3.4 1.8- 6.1 28 7.0 4.2-11.3 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 82 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 121 *** *** *** 11 9.2 4.3-18.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 103 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 177 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 6.4 2.9-13.8 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 487 376 68.9 61.0-75.8 48 11.2 7.5-16.4 21 7.4 3.6-14.6 33 7.8 4.7-12.6 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 273 *** *** *** 24 14.4 8.4-23.7 *** *** *** 13 4.7 2.3- 9.6 11 5.2 2.2-11.5
No 834 630 66.1 60.4-71.3 78 10.8 8.0-14.4 47 7.9 5.1-12.0 60 10.0 7.0-14.0 19 5.2 2.8- 9.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 234 184 72.9 62.6-81.2 20 11.4 6.3-19.6 *** *** *** 13 5.3 2.4-11.2 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 878 662 63.0 57.2-68.3 83 11.7 8.7-15.5 50 10.9 7.2-16.0 60 9.6 6.8-13.5 23 4.8 2.7- 8.6

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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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