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2013 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 3,333 2,531 70.3 68.2-72.3 284 10.7 9.4-12.2 179 6.1 5.1- 7.3 230 8.8 7.5-10.2 109 4.1 3.3- 5.2
-Eastern NC 897 662 67.3 62.8-71.5 80 12.0 9.3-15.4 58 6.8 4.9- 9.4 67 9.5 6.9-13.0 30 4.4 2.8- 6.8
GENDER
Male 432 293 60.4 53.9-66.6 46 15.0 10.8-20.4 29 7.4 4.7-11.5 43 11.6 7.7-17.1 21 5.6 3.3- 9.2
Female 465 369 76.5 70.9-81.3 34 8.0 5.4-11.7 29 5.9 3.8- 9.3 24 6.7 4.1-10.8 *** *** ***
RACE
White 631 472 65.4 60.0-70.4 55 12.5 9.3-16.8 38 6.6 4.4- 9.6 43 10.5 7.1-15.3 23 5.0 3.0- 8.1
African American 154 121 76.6 66.2-84.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 95 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 44 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 849 632 67.6 62.9-71.9 73 11.8 8.9-15.4 55 6.7 4.8- 9.3 60 9.3 6.6-13.0 29 4.6 2.9- 7.2
AGE
18-34 210 108 48.0 40.0-56.2 38 20.0 14.2-27.4 23 10.4 6.5-16.2 30 14.5 9.2-22.3 *** *** ***
35-54 294 216 76.0 69.5-81.5 23 7.9 4.8-12.6 21 5.6 3.2- 9.6 25 7.7 4.6-12.4 *** *** ***
55-64 178 146 81.0 72.6-87.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 133 113 86.4 77.0-92.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 75 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 212 150 64.3 55.6-72.2 19 12.7 7.7-20.2 *** *** *** 18 9.7 5.7-16.1 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 277 195 65.6 57.4-72.9 25 12.0 7.6-18.5 20 5.5 3.1- 9.4 25 12.1 7.1-20.0 *** *** ***
College Graduate 350 287 77.6 70.9-83.1 24 7.9 4.8-12.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 76 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 128 *** *** *** 17 17.8 10.4-28.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 119 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 378 298 75.3 68.9-80.8 24 7.9 4.9-12.4 *** *** *** 31 9.0 5.8-13.8 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 200 159 70.8 60.3-79.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 692 498 66.4 61.3-71.1 69 12.7 9.6-16.6 43 6.2 4.3- 8.9 59 10.9 7.7-15.0 23 3.8 2.3- 6.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 200 152 68.6 59.1-76.8 19 15.7 9.4-25.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 697 510 66.9 61.7-71.7 61 10.9 8.1-14.6 50 7.6 5.3-10.8 57 10.5 7.4-14.7 19 4.0 2.3- 6.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 576 429 68.5 63.2-73.5 55 12.1 9.0-16.2 33 6.0 3.9- 9.1 41 9.2 6.2-13.6 18 4.2 2.4- 7.1
No 321 233 63.3 55.3-70.7 25 11.7 7.0-19.0 25 9.5 5.8-15.2 26 10.3 6.2-16.7 *** *** ***

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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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