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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Alcohol Consumption

One drink is equivalent to a 12 ounce beer, a 5 ounce glass of wine, or a drink with one shot of liquor.
During the past 30 days, on the days when you drank, about how many drinks did you drink on the average?*

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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 3,319 1,561 40.8 38.7-43.0 1,005 31.2 29.2-33.3 360 12.5 11.1-14.0 126 4.7 3.7- 5.8 267 10.9 9.5-12.4
-Eastern NC 881 394 38.5 34.4-42.8 257 28.3 24.6-32.4 100 13.2 10.4-16.5 38 5.4 3.5- 8.4 92 14.6 11.6-18.1
GENDER
Male 426 143 30.0 24.6-36.0 131 26.6 21.6-32.3 63 17.1 12.8-22.4 27 8.0 4.9-13.0 62 18.2 13.9-23.5
Female 455 251 49.6 43.6-55.6 126 30.6 25.3-36.4 37 8.0 5.4-11.6 *** *** *** 30 9.8 6.4-14.8
RACE
White 617 280 38.7 34.0-43.6 188 28.5 24.2-33.2 65 12.0 9.0-15.8 *** *** *** 68 17.1 13.3-21.7
African American 155 *** *** *** 42 29.4 20.9-39.7 23 15.9 9.8-24.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 91 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 836 382 40.3 36.0-44.7 244 28.1 24.3-32.3 96 13.1 10.4-16.5 32 4.2 2.6- 6.6 82 14.3 11.2-18.0
AGE
18-34 202 50 25.5 18.9-33.4 58 25.5 19.2-32.9 32 16.5 11.4-23.4 18 8.9 5.2-15.0 44 23.6 17.5-31.1
35-54 290 122 40.6 33.7-47.9 91 32.4 25.9-39.7 33 11.2 7.2-16.8 *** *** *** 32 11.4 7.5-17.0
55-64 178 85 46.1 37.5-55.0 56 28.1 21.0-36.5 23 15.4 9.8-23.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 132 *** *** *** 31 22.8 14.6-33.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 72 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 204 93 41.1 32.7-50.0 41 19.3 13.4-27.0 27 15.6 10.3-22.9 *** *** *** 27 17.4 11.7-25.1
Some Post-H.S. 272 115 36.6 29.8-44.0 84 32.2 25.5-39.7 34 13.2 8.9-19.3 *** *** *** 31 14.2 9.7-20.4
College Graduate 347 172 45.3 38.9-51.8 113 32.7 26.9-39.2 30 9.3 6.0-14.2 *** *** *** 23 9.3 5.6-15.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 74 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 123 *** *** *** 25 16.7 10.1-26.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 18 21.8 13.6-33.0
$25,000- 34,999 81 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 117 *** *** *** 34 27.4 18.6-38.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 375 166 41.0 34.8-47.6 131 34.6 28.6-41.1 40 10.6 7.3-15.3 *** *** *** 28 10.0 6.5-15.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 198 95 39.1 30.5-48.4 59 27.2 19.8-36.1 21 13.9 8.3-22.4 *** *** *** 16 16.3 9.5-26.5
No 679 295 38.1 33.5-42.9 198 28.7 24.5-33.3 79 13.0 10.0-16.8 31 5.9 3.7- 9.3 76 14.3 11.1-18.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 200 83 38.5 30.1-47.6 53 23.7 17.0-32.1 31 19.5 12.9-28.3 *** *** *** 21 11.7 7.1-18.6
Non-Veteran 681 311 38.5 33.8-43.4 204 29.7 25.4-34.4 69 11.3 8.5-14.9 26 5.1 2.9- 8.7 71 15.5 12.0-19.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 564 255 40.3 35.3-45.5 162 27.8 23.5-32.7 60 11.7 8.7-15.5 27 5.9 3.5- 9.7 60 14.2 10.8-18.5
No 317 139 32.8 26.6-39.6 95 29.9 23.3-37.4 40 17.6 11.9-25.2 *** *** *** 32 15.7 10.5-22.9

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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 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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