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2013 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 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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*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 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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