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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 652 530 72.3 66.0-77.8 36 9.1 6.1-13.6 20 3.5 1.9- 6.5 43 9.4 5.9-14.5 23 5.7 3.1-10.3
GENDER
Male 326 248 65.9 57.0-73.9 19 9.8 5.6-16.6 *** *** *** 28 10.6 5.9-18.1 21 9.5 5.1-17.0
Female 326 282 81.1 72.9-87.2 17 8.2 4.5-14.5 *** *** *** 15 7.7 3.6-15.6 *** *** ***
RACE
White 604 492 72.1 65.5-77.9 31 8.2 5.2-12.8 19 3.8 2.0- 7.1 40 9.6 6.0-15.0 22 6.3 3.4-11.3
Other minorities 44 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 633 515 71.6 65.1-77.2 34 9.4 6.2-14.1 20 3.8 2.0- 7.0 43 10.0 6.4-15.4 21 5.2 2.7- 9.9
AGE
18-34 66 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 202 158 77.6 68.8-84.4 12 7.5 4.0-13.6 *** *** *** 14 4.8 2.4- 9.3 12 8.2 3.8-16.7
55-64 180 151 83.0 75.6-88.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 6.5 3.4-12.0 *** *** ***
65-74 131 114 88.3 80.9-93.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 71 69 97.1 88.8-99.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 44 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 134 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 174 139 74.7 63.7-83.2 12 9.2 4.8-17.0 *** *** *** 12 7.7 3.5-16.1 *** *** ***
College Graduate 300 263 82.5 73.8-88.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 3.8 2.0- 6.9 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 53 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 103 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 80 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 245 211 78.6 68.1-86.3 12 9.1 4.4-17.9 *** *** *** 13 8.2 3.3-18.8 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 174 149 81.9 71.3-89.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 476 379 69.3 61.8-75.9 26 9.9 6.2-15.4 14 3.9 1.9- 7.9 40 11.3 7.0-17.7 17 5.6 2.7-11.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 111 94 86.6 77.9-92.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 541 436 70.4 63.5-76.5 33 10.0 6.6-15.0 15 3.4 1.7- 6.9 39 10.0 6.2-15.8 18 6.1 3.2-11.3

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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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