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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Binge Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,633 9,601 84.8 83.5-85.9 1,032 15.2 14.1-16.5
-Eastern NC 2,889 2,623 84.5 81.8-86.8 266 15.5 13.2-18.2
GENDER
Male 1,006 848 77.9 73.3-82.0 158 22.1 18.0-26.7
Female 1,883 1,775 90.6 87.7-92.9 108 9.4 7.1-12.3
RACE
White 1,947 1,747 82.5 79.1-85.5 200 17.5 14.5-20.9
African American 625 588 90.1 84.0-94.0 37 9.9 6.0-16.0
Other minorities 299 274 83.3 73.7-89.9 25 16.7 10.1-26.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 150 128 81.0 69.6-88.8 22 19.0 11.2-30.4
Non-Hispanic 2,733 2,489 84.7 81.8-87.1 244 15.3 12.9-18.2
AGE
18-34 434 341 72.0 65.3-77.8 93 28.0 22.2-34.7
35-54 866 759 86.4 82.4-89.6 107 13.6 10.4-17.6
55-64 629 585 91.8 87.9-94.5 44 8.2 5.5-12.1
65-74 508 496 96.5 92.5-98.4 12 3.5 1.6- 7.5
75+ 418 410 96.8 92.7-98.6 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 397 373 87.5 80.8-92.1 24 12.5 7.9-19.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 878 797 82.9 77.5-87.2 81 17.1 12.8-22.5
Some Post-H.S. 790 715 83.4 77.8-87.7 75 16.6 12.3-22.2
College Graduate 819 733 86.2 82.0-89.5 86 13.8 10.5-18.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 386 359 88.4 81.2-93.0 27 11.6 7.0-18.8
$15,000- 24,999 482 450 87.1 80.4-91.7 32 12.9 8.3-19.6
$25,000- 34,999 277 252 82.5 72.6-89.4 25 17.5 10.6-27.4
$35,000- 49,999 403 366 85.7 78.9-90.6 37 14.3 9.4-21.1
$50,000+ 846 735 81.3 75.9-85.8 111 18.7 14.2-24.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 935 875 84.8 78.8-89.4 60 15.2 10.6-21.2
No 1,939 1,735 84.3 81.2-87.0 204 15.7 13.0-18.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 476 426 85.8 79.5-90.4 50 14.2 9.6-20.5
Non-Veteran 2,412 2,196 84.2 81.1-86.8 216 15.8 13.2-18.9

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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
Yes = Respondents who report they did drink in the past 30 days and who did have five or more drinks (for males) or four o r more drinks (for females) on one or more occasions in the past month.
No = Respondents who report they did not drink in the past 30 days or did NOT have five or more drinks (for males) or four or more drinks (for females) on one or more occasions in the past 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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