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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 5,967 3,144 49.1 47.1-51.2 678 12.8 11.5-14.3 852 15.7 14.3-17.2 995 18.1 16.6-19.7 298 4.2 3.6- 5.0
GENDER
Male 2,261 998 41.8 38.7-45.0 242 12.7 10.6-15.2 363 17.1 14.9-19.7 486 22.6 20.1-25.3 172 5.7 4.6- 7.1
Female 3,706 2,146 55.8 53.2-58.3 436 13.0 11.3-14.9 489 14.3 12.7-16.1 509 14.1 12.4-15.9 126 2.9 2.2- 3.7
RACE
White 4,590 2,296 45.2 42.9-47.5 496 11.8 10.3-13.5 667 15.8 14.2-17.5 859 22.0 20.1-24.0 272 5.2 4.4- 6.2
African American 978 623 61.8 57.1-66.2 126 13.7 10.9-17.2 123 14.5 11.3-18.4 90 8.1 5.9-10.9 16 1.9 1.0- 3.7
Other minorities 356 200 49.9 42.5-57.4 54 20.2 14.3-27.9 59 17.9 12.9-24.4 35 10.2 6.4-15.9 *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 285 159 50.8 42.4-59.2 45 21.4 14.7-30.0 44 18.2 12.5-25.7 32 9.2 5.8-14.3 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 5,667 2,974 48.9 46.9-51.0 632 12.2 10.8-13.7 808 15.5 14.1-17.0 960 18.9 17.3-20.5 293 4.5 3.8- 5.4
AGE
18-34 726 292 41.1 36.6-45.8 126 17.1 13.8-21.1 130 18.5 15.3-22.1 158 20.9 17.5-24.8 20 2.4 1.4- 3.9
35-54 2,014 854 45.0 41.8-48.2 269 12.9 11.0-15.1 373 17.8 15.6-20.3 439 20.7 18.3-23.4 79 3.5 2.6- 4.7
55-64 1,234 645 51.7 47.6-55.9 135 11.1 8.6-14.1 170 13.6 11.0-16.6 201 15.3 12.7-18.3 83 8.3 6.1-11.3
65-74 1,086 689 65.2 60.9-69.2 81 6.4 4.6- 8.9 122 10.5 8.3-13.3 127 11.9 9.4-15.0 67 6.0 4.4- 8.1
75+ 840 623 77.8 73.6-81.6 56 6.4 4.3- 9.4 51 4.2 3.0- 5.9 61 6.2 4.4- 8.8 49 5.3 3.4- 8.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 662 502 66.4 60.0-72.2 62 14.5 10.3-20.1 50 10.3 6.9-15.1 35 6.9 4.2-11.2 13 1.9 0.9- 3.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,603 1,062 57.8 53.8-61.8 155 12.5 9.8-15.7 164 13.3 10.7-16.3 161 13.0 10.5-15.9 61 3.4 2.4- 4.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,426 762 49.0 45.1-52.9 166 12.4 10.1-15.2 226 16.3 13.7-19.3 195 17.1 14.1-20.6 77 5.2 3.7- 7.1
College Graduate 2,259 806 31.9 29.2-34.7 295 12.8 11.0-15.0 409 20.1 17.7-22.6 602 29.9 27.3-32.7 147 5.3 4.3- 6.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 596 421 57.6 50.9-64.0 67 16.7 12.0-22.7 49 12.5 8.4-18.2 44 9.8 6.3-14.9 15 3.5 1.7- 6.9
$15,000- 24,999 965 639 60.6 55.5-65.5 106 13.9 10.4-18.2 108 14.0 10.9-17.9 79 8.7 6.4-11.8 33 2.8 1.7- 4.6
$25,000- 34,999 546 326 55.9 49.1-62.5 66 12.4 8.7-17.2 66 13.8 9.7-19.3 66 14.9 10.6-20.4 22 3.0 1.6- 5.6
$35,000- 49,999 710 372 48.7 43.0-54.5 77 11.5 8.0-16.1 105 13.6 10.5-17.5 127 21.8 17.3-27.0 29 4.4 2.6- 7.5
$50,000+ 2,151 728 34.3 31.3-37.4 272 13.1 11.0-15.4 424 19.1 16.7-21.8 564 27.3 24.5-30.3 163 6.2 4.9- 7.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,703 1,113 63.9 60.0-67.6 174 11.4 9.0-14.3 175 11.8 9.3-14.8 169 9.9 7.9-12.4 72 3.0 2.2- 4.0
No 4,239 2,016 44.6 42.3-47.0 503 13.3 11.7-15.1 672 16.8 15.2-18.6 822 20.6 18.8-22.6 226 4.6 3.8- 5.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 753 383 50.8 45.2-56.3 77 10.3 7.3-14.3 108 14.2 10.8-18.6 136 19.1 15.2-23.6 49 5.6 3.7- 8.5
Non-Veteran 5,213 2,761 49.0 46.8-51.1 601 13.1 11.7-14.8 744 15.8 14.3-17.5 859 18.0 16.4-19.7 248 4.0 3.4- 4.8

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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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