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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Heavy Drinking*

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Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,460 8,097 95.1 94.4-95.7 363 4.9 4.3- 5.6
-Eastern NC 2,543 2,435 94.8 93.4-95.9 108 5.2 4.1- 6.6
GENDER
Male 962 913 93.8 91.3-95.6 49 6.2 4.4- 8.7
Female 1,581 1,522 95.8 94.1-97.1 59 4.2 2.9- 5.9
RACE
White 1,461 1,374 93.1 91.1-94.7 87 6.9 5.3- 8.9
African American 619 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 421 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,429 2,323 94.6 93.1-95.8 106 5.4 4.2- 6.9
AGE
18-34 397 370 92.3 88.5-95.0 27 7.7 5.0-11.5
35-54 741 707 95.3 93.0-96.9 34 4.7 3.1- 7.0
55-64 550 530 96.4 94.0-97.9 20 3.6 2.1- 6.0
65-74 484 466 96.4 93.8-97.9 18 3.6 2.1- 6.2
75+ 346 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 352 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 753 730 95.0 92.1-96.9 23 5.0 3.1- 7.9
Some Post-H.S. 742 700 93.5 90.5-95.6 42 6.5 4.4- 9.5
College Graduate 694 658 94.5 91.7-96.4 36 5.5 3.6- 8.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 362 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 459 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 260 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 304 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 682 634 92.6 89.6-94.9 48 7.4 5.1-10.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 797 775 96.0 93.1-97.8 22 4.0 2.2- 6.9
No 1,731 1,645 94.4 92.6-95.7 86 5.6 4.3- 7.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 419 395 93.4 89.4-95.9 24 6.6 4.1-10.6
Non-Veteran 2,123 2,039 95.2 93.6-96.3 84 4.8 3.7- 6.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,874 1,815 95.6 94.0-96.8 59 4.4 3.2- 6.0
No 669 620 91.6 87.7-94.4 49 8.4 5.6-12.3

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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
Yes = Respondents reported having MORE than 2 drinks/day for MALES and MORE than 1 drink/day for FEMALES.
No = Respondents reported having LESS than or equal to 2 drinks/day for MALES and LESS than or equal to 1 drink/day for FEMALES.

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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