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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, what is the largest number of drinks you had on any occasion?*

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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 4,430 1,300 23.4 21.6-25.4 1,318 24.8 22.9-26.7 707 16.8 15.1-18.5 348 8.7 7.5-10.2 757 26.3 24.2-28.6
-Western NC 631 187 26.4 21.3-32.2 208 28.0 23.0-33.6 104 14.6 11.3-18.8 47 9.6 6.3-14.3 85 21.4 16.2-27.6
GENDER
Male 311 81 24.5 17.5-33.2 78 19.1 13.9-25.6 63 17.4 12.5-23.7 22 9.1 4.9-16.3 67 29.9 22.2-39.0
Female 320 106 28.8 22.1-36.6 130 39.7 31.5-48.6 41 11.0 7.1-16.6 25 10.2 6.0-17.0 18 10.2 5.3-18.7
RACE
White 587 166 22.8 18.4-27.9 197 29.9 24.6-35.9 99 15.4 11.8-19.9 47 10.7 7.1-15.8 78 21.1 15.7-27.7
Other minorities 40 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 15 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 613 180 24.4 19.9-29.6 204 29.5 24.3-35.3 102 15.4 11.9-19.8 45 9.2 6.1-13.6 82 21.4 16.1-27.9
AGE
18-34 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 193 43 21.7 14.8-30.8 59 28.4 20.5-38.0 42 19.3 13.0-27.5 17 14.1 7.7-24.4 32 16.5 10.9-24.2
55-64 176 57 34.9 26.5-44.4 58 28.6 21.8-36.6 25 16.4 10.7-24.3 11 5.6 2.7-11.1 25 14.5 9.5-21.6
65-74 127 44 38.1 28.7-48.6 46 32.6 24.3-42.1 19 14.1 8.8-21.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 71 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 39 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 124 43 27.5 18.9-38.2 34 21.7 14.0-32.0 18 12.9 7.3-22.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 174 49 21.9 14.3-31.9 *** *** *** 29 14.4 8.9-22.4 17 12.0 6.2-21.8 26 21.1 13.1-32.2
College Graduate 294 79 21.7 16.5-28.1 118 38.1 30.9-45.8 53 19.8 13.8-27.5 18 7.3 4.1-12.6 26 13.2 7.5-22.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 97 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 79 *** *** *** 21 18.0 10.5-29.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 85 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 9.2 5.1-16.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 244 59 19.3 13.9-26.1 88 33.5 24.8-43.4 51 19.5 13.4-27.5 18 9.7 5.1-17.7 28 18.1 10.7-28.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 166 *** *** *** 48 21.7 14.7-30.9 25 13.9 8.3-22.4 14 12.0 5.3-25.0 18 13.3 6.9-23.9
No 463 125 22.3 17.2-28.3 159 29.9 23.9-36.7 79 15.0 11.0-19.9 33 9.0 5.6-14.2 67 23.8 17.6-31.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 107 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 11.1 6.0-19.8
Non-Veteran 524 159 26.4 20.9-32.6 175 27.9 22.4-34.1 78 13.2 9.7-17.7 40 9.8 6.3-15.1 72 22.7 17.0-29.7

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*This question 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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