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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 4,507 1,304 24.1 22.6-25.6 1,309 26.5 25.0-28.1 689 16.2 14.8-17.7 373 8.6 7.5- 9.7 832 24.7 23.0-26.4
-Eastern NC 1,394 401 23.4 20.9-26.1 412 27.4 24.6-30.3 196 14.6 12.4-17.1 116 7.9 6.4- 9.7 269 26.7 23.7-30.0
GENDER
Male 682 139 16.2 13.2-19.6 167 22.4 18.9-26.3 114 17.2 14.0-20.9 63 8.6 6.5-11.2 199 35.7 31.2-40.4
Female 712 262 33.6 29.6-37.9 245 34.4 30.2-38.8 82 11.0 8.5-14.1 53 6.9 5.0- 9.5 70 14.1 10.8-18.2
RACE
White 1,001 294 23.5 20.7-26.6 296 27.4 24.2-30.9 143 15.7 13.0-18.8 81 7.3 5.7- 9.4 187 26.0 22.5-29.9
African American 240 57 20.5 15.0-27.4 81 28.7 22.6-35.6 35 12.2 8.1-17.8 24 10.1 6.5-15.4 43 28.6 21.3-37.1
Other minorities 144 47 29.4 20.2-40.6 33 24.7 16.6-35.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** 37 27.2 18.5-38.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 71 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,322 381 23.3 20.7-26.1 394 27.5 24.7-30.5 190 15.1 12.8-17.7 109 7.8 6.3- 9.7 248 26.2 23.1-29.7
AGE
18-34 318 54 15.2 11.3-20.0 80 23.1 18.3-28.6 52 15.2 11.3-20.2 25 6.3 4.1- 9.6 107 40.2 34.1-46.7
35-54 488 137 24.8 20.7-29.4 136 28.3 23.9-33.2 70 15.1 11.7-19.3 44 9.1 6.5-12.6 101 22.7 18.5-27.5
55-64 273 87 28.1 22.5-34.6 89 30.4 24.5-37.0 37 15.8 11.0-22.3 23 9.3 5.8-14.5 37 16.3 11.1-23.4
65-74 218 84 38.6 30.9-46.9 73 33.6 26.2-41.8 25 9.3 6.0-14.2 17 7.1 4.2-11.6 *** *** ***
75+ 92 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 92 23 21.8 13.5-33.1 18 20.2 12.3-31.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 335 101 19.7 15.6-24.6 89 24.9 19.8-30.9 42 14.8 10.6-20.2 22 6.5 4.1-10.1 81 34.1 27.7-41.1
Some Post-H.S. 415 118 24.8 20.3-30.0 127 29.9 24.9-35.4 58 13.4 9.8-18.1 34 7.3 4.9-10.8 78 24.6 19.5-30.6
College Graduate 552 159 25.6 21.6-30.1 178 29.0 24.8-33.6 84 16.5 13.0-20.6 52 10.1 7.5-13.6 79 18.8 14.8-23.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 122 34 19.2 11.9-29.6 27 23.9 15.3-35.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 185 45 18.8 13.1-26.2 47 23.6 17.2-31.3 30 12.3 7.8-18.9 *** *** *** 48 38.9 30.2-48.4
$25,000- 34,999 135 39 22.9 15.8-32.0 41 31.6 22.4-42.4 16 14.6 8.2-24.9 *** *** *** 28 22.3 15.0-31.8
$35,000- 49,999 207 51 18.9 13.7-25.4 68 29.5 22.6-37.6 30 18.0 12.4-25.5 21 10.5 6.5-16.6 37 23.1 16.2-31.8
$50,000+ 588 165 24.4 20.7-28.6 189 29.5 25.3-34.0 90 15.0 11.8-18.9 45 7.4 5.3-10.3 99 23.6 19.2-28.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 300 97 28.4 22.5-35.2 83 27.0 21.2-33.7 44 14.6 10.3-20.3 26 9.5 5.9-14.9 50 20.5 14.9-27.4
No 1,088 301 22.3 19.6-25.3 329 27.6 24.5-30.8 151 14.7 12.2-17.5 90 7.6 6.0- 9.6 217 27.9 24.4-31.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 255 70 20.4 15.6-26.2 72 27.1 21.0-34.3 38 15.1 10.4-21.4 25 10.7 7.0-16.1 50 26.7 19.9-34.7
Non-Veteran 1,139 331 24.1 21.2-27.2 340 27.4 24.4-30.7 158 14.5 12.1-17.3 91 7.2 5.7- 9.2 219 26.7 23.4-30.4

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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 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

**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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