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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, how many days per week or per month did you have at least one drink of any
alcoholic beverage such as beer, wine, a malt beverage or liquor?

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  Total
Respond.^
No drinks 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,479 6,712 54.3 53.1-55.5 1,294 12.7 11.9-13.5 1,490 15.0 14.1-15.9 1,476 14.1 13.3-14.9 507 4.0 3.6- 4.4
-Eastern NC 3,788 2,302 54.7 52.6-56.8 420 13.4 12.0-15.0 466 14.0 12.6-15.6 434 13.5 12.0-15.0 166 4.4 3.6- 5.4
GENDER
Male 1,438 697 44.3 41.0-47.6 179 13.8 11.7-16.3 229 17.2 14.9-19.8 231 17.9 15.5-20.6 102 6.8 5.3- 8.6
Female 2,350 1,605 64.4 61.8-66.9 241 13.1 11.2-15.1 237 11.1 9.6-12.8 203 9.3 7.9-10.9 64 2.2 1.6- 3.0
RACE
White 2,375 1,327 51.9 49.4-54.5 268 12.9 11.3-14.8 310 14.5 12.7-16.4 327 15.0 13.3-17.0 143 5.6 4.6- 7.0
African American 846 581 61.1 56.6-65.4 91 13.1 10.3-16.5 100 13.8 11.0-17.2 62 10.8 8.1-14.3 *** *** ***
Other minorities 536 375 55.4 48.6-62.1 58 17.8 12.8-24.1 54 12.2 8.7-16.9 41 10.3 6.9-14.9 *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 197 117 59.1 50.8-66.8 37 20.0 14.2-27.4 26 13.3 8.8-19.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 3,581 2,178 54.4 52.2-56.5 382 13.0 11.5-14.6 440 14.1 12.6-15.7 418 14.0 12.5-15.6 163 4.6 3.8- 5.6
AGE
18-34 610 272 42.9 38.3-47.6 99 16.2 13.1-20.0 124 19.8 16.4-23.7 98 17.1 13.8-20.9 17 4.0 2.4- 6.6
35-54 1,135 620 52.3 48.7-55.8 168 16.2 13.7-19.1 167 14.3 12.1-16.8 148 14.1 11.8-16.8 32 3.2 2.2- 4.6
55-64 803 520 63.1 58.8-67.1 71 9.1 7.0-11.8 87 11.7 9.1-14.8 86 10.2 8.1-12.9 39 6.0 4.1- 8.7
65-74 698 463 64.0 59.4-68.5 56 8.9 6.5-12.1 59 7.9 5.9-10.5 78 13.7 10.5-17.8 42 5.4 3.8- 7.5
75+ 500 394 76.6 71.3-81.1 24 6.8 4.0-11.4 24 5.2 3.3- 8.2 23 4.4 2.7- 7.1 35 7.0 4.8-10.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 491 381 68.6 62.6-74.0 39 13.7 9.8-18.9 33 7.6 5.1-11.3 29 6.1 3.9- 9.4 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,136 775 59.5 55.6-63.2 122 11.5 9.4-14.0 114 12.9 10.4-15.8 94 12.9 10.3-16.1 31 3.3 2.1- 5.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,067 630 52.6 48.8-56.5 123 14.3 11.7-17.3 126 14.8 12.2-17.9 126 13.0 10.5-15.9 62 5.3 3.9- 7.2
College Graduate 1,081 503 40.0 36.6-43.6 136 14.7 12.2-17.6 193 19.5 16.7-22.6 185 20.8 17.8-24.1 64 5.0 3.7- 6.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 492 365 64.3 57.9-70.2 43 12.9 8.8-18.4 43 10.5 7.2-15.1 36 10.3 7.0-14.9 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 661 456 59.4 54.1-64.5 68 14.4 11.0-18.7 63 11.2 8.4-14.8 56 11.6 8.5-15.8 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 426 277 59.3 53.0-65.4 54 16.4 12.1-21.9 37 9.5 6.5-13.8 39 10.4 7.1-15.1 19 4.3 2.5- 7.5
$35,000- 49,999 482 265 50.1 44.4-55.8 58 12.2 9.0-16.3 70 17.4 13.3-22.4 55 13.6 10.0-18.1 34 6.8 4.5-10.1
$50,000+ 1,065 460 40.3 36.7-44.0 132 13.1 10.8-15.7 197 19.4 16.6-22.6 205 21.2 18.2-24.5 71 6.0 4.4- 8.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,109 789 65.4 61.4-69.2 97 11.9 9.3-15.2 96 10.2 8.0-12.8 75 7.8 5.9-10.2 52 4.7 3.3- 6.6
No 2,659 1,499 51.2 48.7-53.7 320 13.9 12.3-15.8 369 15.3 13.6-17.2 357 15.2 13.5-17.1 114 4.4 3.4- 5.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 567 288 45.3 40.3-50.4 71 13.7 10.6-17.6 77 15.9 12.3-20.3 73 16.1 12.4-20.6 58 9.0 6.5-12.3
Non-Veteran 3,219 2,012 56.4 54.1-58.6 349 13.4 11.8-15.1 389 13.7 12.2-15.3 361 13.0 11.5-14.6 108 3.6 2.8- 4.6

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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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