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2013 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 3,241 931 25.0 23.2-27.0 945 26.3 24.4-28.2 516 15.8 14.2-17.5 255 8.3 7.1- 9.6 594 24.6 22.6-26.7
-Eastern NC 862 260 25.7 22.1-29.6 233 24.4 20.9-28.2 135 14.4 11.6-17.8 64 6.8 4.8- 9.5 170 28.8 24.6-33.5
GENDER
Male 414 84 16.6 12.5-21.6 97 19.8 15.6-25.0 86 18.5 14.1-23.7 22 6.2 3.5-10.7 125 39.0 32.6-45.7
Female 448 176 38.0 32.3-44.0 136 30.5 25.3-36.2 49 8.9 6.3-12.5 42 7.6 5.2-10.9 45 15.1 10.9-20.5
RACE
White 610 178 25.0 20.9-29.5 172 24.8 20.9-29.2 99 14.1 11.1-17.7 46 6.2 4.2- 8.9 115 30.0 24.9-35.6
African American 146 54 32.5 23.2-43.4 38 24.8 17.0-34.7 24 19.7 11.9-30.7 *** *** *** 18 16.0 9.0-26.8
Other minorities 88 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 817 252 26.7 23.0-30.9 222 24.4 20.9-28.3 129 15.0 12.0-18.5 60 6.2 4.4- 8.6 154 27.7 23.4-32.4
AGE
18-34 201 35 18.9 13.2-26.3 38 16.4 11.4-23.0 29 11.9 7.7-18.0 *** *** *** 87 49.2 40.9-57.5
35-54 287 90 28.2 22.2-35.1 73 27.3 21.4-34.2 41 13.9 9.7-19.5 27 10.5 6.2-17.3 56 20.0 14.6-26.9
55-64 170 47 27.3 20.2-35.8 52 29.4 22.0-38.0 36 20.8 14.4-29.0 *** *** *** 21 14.5 8.8-22.9
65-74 129 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 68 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 198 69 29.3 21.7-38.2 41 20.1 14.1-27.8 29 15.4 10.2-22.4 *** *** *** 44 28.9 21.3-37.9
Some Post-H.S. 267 82 25.1 19.3-31.9 76 26.9 20.8-33.9 29 10.7 6.7-16.7 20 6.7 4.0-11.1 60 30.6 23.3-39.1
College Graduate 345 99 27.3 21.9-33.4 108 29.6 24.1-35.8 71 20.2 15.5-25.8 24 4.1 2.5- 6.6 43 18.8 13.5-25.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 70 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 117 39 25.6 17.6-35.7 23 18.7 10.9-30.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 79 20 15.8 8.5-27.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 112 *** *** *** 36 28.1 19.2-39.1 16 11.1 6.0-19.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 376 89 23.5 18.5-29.4 122 30.1 24.7-36.2 79 19.9 15.0-25.9 31 7.1 4.5-11.1 55 19.4 14.3-25.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 188 72 32.6 24.4-42.0 55 23.6 17.1-31.6 25 13.0 8.0-20.4 *** *** *** 28 27.8 18.9-38.8
No 669 184 24.0 20.1-28.4 178 24.6 20.7-29.0 109 14.6 11.5-18.5 56 7.6 5.3-10.7 142 29.2 24.4-34.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 196 52 23.9 17.0-32.7 55 25.6 18.8-33.9 38 16.6 11.3-23.8 *** *** *** 35 27.8 19.8-37.5
Non-Veteran 666 208 26.2 22.1-30.7 178 24.0 20.1-28.3 97 13.8 10.6-17.7 48 7.0 4.6-10.3 135 29.1 24.2-34.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 549 176 27.7 23.3-32.6 157 25.1 21.0-29.7 77 13.8 10.5-18.0 31 5.9 3.7- 9.2 108 27.5 22.5-33.1
No 313 84 19.4 14.7-25.1 76 22.2 16.7-28.9 58 16.2 11.6-22.0 33 9.5 5.6-15.4 62 32.8 25.4-41.2

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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 2013
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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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