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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 2,785 2,141 68.5 65.7-71.2 255 11.9 10.1-14.0 132 5.6 4.5- 7.1 166 8.9 7.3-10.8 91 5.0 3.8- 6.7
GENDER
Male 1,242 857 62.3 58.1-66.3 143 13.1 10.5-16.2 74 6.1 4.5- 8.2 104 11.8 9.2-14.9 64 6.7 4.8- 9.3
Female 1,543 1,284 75.9 72.2-79.3 112 10.5 8.1-13.6 58 5.1 3.6- 7.2 62 5.4 4.0- 7.4 27 3.0 1.7- 5.4
RACE
White 2,273 1,758 68.4 65.2-71.4 199 11.7 9.6-14.1 111 6.0 4.7- 7.6 129 8.6 6.8-10.7 76 5.4 3.9- 7.4
African American 347 264 71.3 63.7-78.0 39 15.1 9.8-22.3 12 3.1 1.4- 6.7 22 6.3 3.7-10.6 *** *** ***
Other minorities 147 *** *** *** 16 8.4 4.3-15.8 *** *** *** 11 13.5 6.8-25.0 *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 121 *** *** *** 14 8.7 4.5-16.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,660 2,059 69.4 66.5-72.1 241 12.2 10.2-14.4 124 5.4 4.3- 6.8 151 8.0 6.5- 9.8 85 5.0 3.7- 6.8
AGE
18-34 425 247 56.2 50.3-61.9 67 15.2 11.6-19.5 30 7.5 5.0-11.1 49 11.9 8.7-16.1 32 9.3 6.2-13.7
35-54 1,149 827 69.1 64.9-73.0 129 13.0 10.0-16.7 67 5.7 4.2- 7.6 81 8.7 6.4-11.6 45 3.6 2.4- 5.3
55-64 578 477 79.6 74.3-84.1 44 7.9 5.5-11.2 23 3.7 2.3- 6.0 21 6.3 3.6-11.0 13 2.4 1.1- 5.4
65-74 395 362 92.3 88.3-95.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 3.5 1.8- 7.0 *** *** ***
75+ 213 203 95.1 89.0-97.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 154 *** *** *** 15 10.0 4.5-20.8 *** *** *** 18 15.1 8.5-25.4 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 531 382 64.2 57.7-70.3 54 13.3 9.2-18.7 29 7.7 4.9-11.8 36 9.0 5.7-13.9 30 5.8 3.6- 9.4
Some Post-H.S. 653 508 71.9 66.2-77.0 49 10.2 7.0-14.8 31 3.9 2.3- 6.5 41 7.6 5.1-11.2 24 6.4 3.7-10.8
College Graduate 1,443 1,145 70.2 66.6-73.6 137 12.9 10.6-15.8 62 5.9 4.3- 8.0 71 8.2 6.2-10.8 28 2.8 1.7- 4.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 170 *** *** *** 19 15.6 8.9-25.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 10.0 4.9-19.1
$15,000- 24,999 318 244 69.9 61.8-76.9 30 11.4 7.0-18.1 13 7.7 4.0-14.4 17 6.2 3.5-10.8 14 4.8 2.4- 9.2
$25,000- 34,999 219 164 71.6 61.7-79.7 21 7.4 4.2-12.6 12 5.8 2.8-11.8 11 9.4 4.3-19.6 11 5.8 2.7-11.9
$35,000- 49,999 333 258 68.6 60.3-75.9 29 11.0 7.0-16.7 14 5.1 2.5-10.1 18 8.7 4.5-16.3 14 6.6 3.3-12.6
$50,000+ 1,411 1,077 69.7 65.7-73.4 138 12.8 10.0-16.2 77 6.1 4.6- 8.1 84 7.5 5.7- 9.8 35 3.9 2.3- 6.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 577 457 70.1 62.9-76.4 40 10.6 6.1-17.7 21 3.6 2.1- 6.1 34 8.1 5.0-12.8 25 7.6 4.5-12.6
No 2,198 1,677 68.3 65.2-71.2 214 12.1 10.2-14.4 110 6.0 4.7- 7.7 131 9.0 7.3-11.2 66 4.5 3.2- 6.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 365 297 78.6 72.0-84.1 18 5.2 2.9- 9.3 18 5.6 3.1-10.1 21 7.4 4.2-12.7 11 3.2 1.5- 6.3
Non-Veteran 2,419 1,844 67.4 64.4-70.3 237 12.7 10.6-15.0 114 5.7 4.4- 7.2 144 9.0 7.3-11.1 80 5.2 3.8- 7.1

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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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