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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Alcohol Consumption

Heavy Drinking*
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,335 10,823 95.1 94.6-95.6 512 4.9 4.4- 5.4
-Eastern NC 3,739 3,582 95.1 94.0-96.0 157 4.9 4.0- 6.0
GENDER
Male 1,405 1,331 94.1 92.2-95.5 74 5.9 4.5- 7.8
Female 2,334 2,251 96.0 94.7-97.0 83 4.0 3.0- 5.3
RACE
White 2,351 2,228 93.9 92.4-95.2 123 6.1 4.8- 7.6
African American 833 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 526 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 196 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 3,534 3,384 94.9 93.8-95.9 150 5.1 4.1- 6.2
AGE
18-34 591 555 93.2 90.2-95.4 36 6.8 4.6- 9.8
35-54 1,127 1,076 95.3 93.6-96.6 51 4.7 3.4- 6.4
55-64 794 762 96.1 94.0-97.5 32 3.9 2.5- 6.0
65-74 692 668 95.6 92.3-97.5 24 4.4 2.5- 7.7
75+ 494 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 485 469 94.9 91.1-97.1 16 5.1 2.9- 8.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,118 1,083 95.8 93.6-97.2 35 4.2 2.8- 6.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,056 1,002 94.3 92.1-95.9 54 5.7 4.1- 7.9
College Graduate 1,067 1,015 95.4 93.6-96.7 52 4.6 3.3- 6.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 488 471 94.0 89.9-96.5 17 6.0 3.5-10.1
$15,000- 24,999 656 628 93.7 90.0-96.1 28 6.3 3.9-10.0
$25,000- 34,999 419 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 477 444 93.6 90.3-95.8 33 6.4 4.2- 9.7
$50,000+ 1,054 1,003 94.9 92.7-96.5 51 5.1 3.5- 7.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,095 1,049 95.4 93.3-96.8 46 4.6 3.2- 6.7
No 2,624 2,513 95.0 93.6-96.0 111 5.0 4.0- 6.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 553 529 96.2 93.6-97.8 24 3.8 2.2- 6.4
Non-Veteran 3,184 3,051 94.9 93.6-95.9 133 5.1 4.1- 6.4

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*Heavy drinkers--MALES having more than two drinks per day and FEMALES having more than one drink per day.

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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