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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 4,639 3,551 70.9 69.1-72.6 368 9.6 8.5-10.9 243 6.2 5.4- 7.2 317 8.9 7.9-10.1 160 4.4 3.6- 5.2
-Eastern NC 1,437 1,096 69.8 66.5-72.9 120 9.7 7.8-12.0 77 6.6 5.0- 8.5 92 9.3 7.3-11.7 52 4.6 3.3- 6.4
GENDER
Male 709 494 63.3 58.7-67.7 70 10.8 8.2-14.1 45 6.9 5.0- 9.6 62 12.6 9.6-16.4 38 6.3 4.2- 9.2
Female 728 602 79.0 74.6-82.8 50 8.2 5.8-11.5 32 6.1 3.9- 9.4 30 4.4 2.9- 6.9 *** *** ***
RACE
White 1,022 793 71.0 67.1-74.5 84 10.1 7.8-13.0 51 6.1 4.4- 8.3 56 7.8 5.8-10.4 38 5.1 3.5- 7.3
African American 252 194 67.7 59.4-75.1 18 8.1 4.6-13.8 *** *** *** 20 13.0 8.1-20.4 *** *** ***
Other minorities 153 102 67.5 56.9-76.5 16 9.0 4.9-15.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 80 *** *** *** 13 16.4 9.2-27.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,355 1,043 70.4 67.0-73.6 107 9.3 7.4-11.7 72 6.6 5.0- 8.6 84 9.0 7.0-11.5 49 4.7 3.3- 6.6
AGE
18-34 325 196 56.0 49.6-62.2 42 14.7 10.7-19.8 33 8.9 6.0-13.0 37 14.3 10.2-19.7 17 6.2 3.5-10.6
35-54 505 376 72.8 67.8-77.3 50 8.6 6.2-11.8 24 5.8 3.6- 9.2 35 8.5 5.8-12.1 20 4.3 2.6- 7.2
55-64 272 229 83.9 77.4-88.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 226 198 84.5 75.9-90.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 101 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 100 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 349 255 64.6 57.8-70.9 28 10.0 6.6-14.9 24 7.6 5.0-11.4 30 12.6 8.3-18.7 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 422 315 70.4 64.5-75.7 36 8.9 5.9-13.2 26 8.0 5.2-12.3 24 8.0 5.1-12.3 21 4.7 2.7- 7.8
College Graduate 566 463 77.6 72.7-81.8 46 9.6 6.9-13.3 20 3.9 2.3- 6.4 26 6.6 4.1-10.4 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 125 *** *** *** 14 11.1 6.1-19.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 200 135 58.3 49.2-66.8 25 16.0 10.0-24.7 *** *** *** 20 12.0 7.2-19.2 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 142 107 75.9 66.5-83.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 210 161 71.0 62.5-78.3 15 10.1 5.6-17.7 *** *** *** 14 9.6 5.4-16.7 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 594 478 74.1 69.0-78.6 45 8.5 6.1-11.8 29 6.1 4.0- 9.3 27 8.3 5.3-12.7 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 311 240 74.0 66.7-80.1 21 7.6 4.4-12.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 5.1 2.8- 9.0
No 1,121 852 68.9 65.2-72.4 99 10.2 8.1-12.8 61 6.5 4.8- 8.6 74 9.9 7.7-12.7 35 4.5 3.0- 6.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 267 209 71.2 63.4-78.0 16 7.9 4.6-13.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,170 887 69.5 65.8-72.9 104 10.1 8.0-12.8 64 6.6 4.9- 8.8 76 9.7 7.5-12.5 39 4.1 2.8- 6.0

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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 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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