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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Alcohol Consumption

Binge Drinking*
(CDC calculated variable)

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Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,474 7,672 87.0 85.9-88.0 802 13.0 12.0-14.1
-Eastern NC 2,559 2,324 86.7 84.5-88.6 235 13.3 11.4-15.5
GENDER
Male 968 829 81.0 77.1-84.3 139 19.0 15.7-22.9
Female 1,591 1,495 92.0 89.9-93.8 96 8.0 6.2-10.1
RACE
White 1,475 1,316 84.3 81.3-87.0 159 15.7 13.0-18.7
African American 618 585 93.1 89.4-95.6 33 6.9 4.4-10.6
Other minorities 425 388 83.1 74.6-89.2 37 16.9 10.8-25.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 104 86 82.1 71.4-89.4 18 17.9 10.6-28.6
Non-Hispanic 2,442 2,225 86.9 84.6-88.9 217 13.1 11.1-15.4
AGE
18-34 405 303 74.2 68.6-79.1 102 25.8 20.9-31.4
35-54 745 667 89.6 86.5-92.1 78 10.4 7.9-13.5
55-64 550 518 93.2 89.7-95.5 32 6.8 4.5-10.3
65-74 485 465 95.8 92.6-97.6 20 4.2 2.4- 7.4
75+ 349 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 352 324 88.6 82.6-92.7 28 11.4 7.3-17.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 761 699 87.1 83.1-90.3 62 12.9 9.7-16.9
Some Post-H.S. 747 665 84.8 80.3-88.4 82 15.2 11.6-19.7
College Graduate 697 634 87.6 83.5-90.8 63 12.4 9.2-16.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 364 336 87.5 81.3-91.9 28 12.5 8.1-18.7
$15,000- 24,999 464 422 87.0 81.8-90.8 42 13.0 9.2-18.2
$25,000- 34,999 262 229 78.7 70.1-85.3 33 21.3 14.7-29.9
$35,000- 49,999 306 277 84.8 77.5-90.1 29 15.2 9.9-22.5
$50,000+ 685 605 86.0 81.9-89.3 80 14.0 10.7-18.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 799 758 91.3 87.3-94.2 41 8.7 5.8-12.7
No 1,744 1,550 85.0 82.3-87.3 194 15.0 12.7-17.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 419 371 84.1 78.4-88.6 48 15.9 11.4-21.6
Non-Veteran 2,139 1,952 87.2 84.8-89.3 187 12.8 10.7-15.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,886 1,739 87.9 85.5-90.0 147 12.1 10.0-14.5
No 673 585 81.2 76.0-85.5 88 18.8 14.5-24.0

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*Binge drinkers--MALES having five or more drinks on one occasion and FEMALES having four or more drinks on one occasion.

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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