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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Binge Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,351 10,263 86.9 86.0-87.7 1,088 13.1 12.3-14.0
-Eastern NC 3,739 3,398 86.6 84.9-88.1 341 13.4 11.9-15.1
GENDER
Male 1,406 1,191 80.0 77.0-82.7 215 20.0 17.3-23.0
Female 2,333 2,207 92.6 90.9-94.1 126 7.4 5.9- 9.1
RACE
White 2,349 2,120 86.2 84.1-88.1 229 13.8 11.9-15.9
African American 833 775 87.8 83.8-90.9 58 12.2 9.1-16.2
Other minorities 528 477 86.0 80.5-90.1 51 14.0 9.9-19.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 197 169 84.1 77.3-89.2 28 15.9 10.8-22.7
Non-Hispanic 3,533 3,221 86.8 85.0-88.4 312 13.2 11.6-15.0
AGE
18-34 597 468 75.3 70.9-79.3 129 24.7 20.7-29.1
35-54 1,125 996 87.2 84.5-89.5 129 12.8 10.5-15.5
55-64 792 749 94.2 91.6-96.1 43 5.8 3.9- 8.4
65-74 689 661 94.6 91.1-96.7 28 5.4 3.3- 8.9
75+ 495 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 481 444 87.9 82.9-91.6 37 12.1 8.4-17.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,124 1,030 86.0 82.7-88.9 94 14.0 11.1-17.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,052 945 86.2 83.0-88.9 107 13.8 11.1-17.0
College Graduate 1,069 966 86.7 83.5-89.3 103 13.3 10.7-16.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 490 444 85.1 79.7-89.3 46 14.9 10.7-20.3
$15,000- 24,999 656 591 83.3 78.4-87.3 65 16.7 12.7-21.6
$25,000- 34,999 419 384 90.6 86.4-93.6 35 9.4 6.4-13.6
$35,000- 49,999 475 426 85.8 80.9-89.7 49 14.2 10.3-19.1
$50,000+ 1,054 938 84.7 81.3-87.5 116 15.3 12.5-18.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,100 1,029 91.2 88.3-93.5 71 8.8 6.5-11.7
No 2,620 2,351 85.1 83.0-86.9 269 14.9 13.1-17.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 555 497 84.5 79.6-88.4 58 15.5 11.6-20.4
Non-Veteran 3,182 2,899 87.0 85.1-88.6 283 13.0 11.4-14.9

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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
Yes = Respondents who report they did drink in the past 30 days and who did have five or more drinks (for males) or four or more drinks (for females) on one or more occasions in the past month.
No = Respondents who report they did not drink in the past 30 days or did NOT have five or more drinks (for males) or four or more drinks (for females) on one or more occasions in the past 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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