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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 4,947 4,464 86.4 85.0-87.7 483 13.6 12.3-15.0
GENDER
Male 1,932 1,647 82.0 79.7-84.2 285 18.0 15.8-20.3
Female 3,015 2,817 90.4 88.7-91.9 198 9.6 8.1-11.3
RACE
White 3,607 3,252 86.0 84.3-87.5 355 14.0 12.5-15.7
African American 940 858 87.6 84.2-90.3 82 12.4 9.7-15.8
Other minorities 333 294 88.2 83.0-92.0 39 11.8 8.0-17.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 302 261 86.2 81.0-90.1 41 13.8 9.9-19.0
Non-Hispanic 4,618 4,178 86.4 84.9-87.8 440 13.6 12.2-15.1
AGE
18-34 792 612 77.6 74.1-80.7 180 22.4 19.3-25.9
35-54 1,532 1,348 86.5 84.2-88.6 184 13.5 11.4-15.8
55-64 973 899 91.1 88.3-93.2 74 8.9 6.8-11.7
65-74 881 850 96.4 94.3-97.7 31 3.6 2.3- 5.7
75+ 724 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 632 580 88.4 84.4-91.5 52 11.6 8.5-15.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,318 1,206 87.1 84.3-89.5 112 12.9 10.5-15.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,306 1,175 86.9 84.1-89.2 131 13.1 10.8-15.9
College Graduate 1,687 1,500 84.3 81.7-86.6 187 15.7 13.4-18.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 539 495 87.8 82.8-91.5 44 12.2 8.5-17.2
$15,000- 24,999 838 766 88.0 84.5-90.8 72 12.0 9.2-15.5
$25,000- 34,999 455 402 84.3 79.2-88.3 53 15.7 11.7-20.8
$35,000- 49,999 572 521 87.6 83.2-91.0 51 12.4 9.0-16.8
$50,000+ 1,576 1,366 83.1 80.4-85.5 210 16.9 14.5-19.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,314 1,241 92.0 89.5-93.9 73 8.0 6.1-10.5
No 3,609 3,200 84.9 83.2-86.4 409 15.1 13.6-16.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 552 499 88.1 83.9-91.2 53 11.9 8.8-16.1
Non-Veteran 4,393 3,963 86.2 84.7-87.6 430 13.8 12.4-15.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,800 1,671 89.6 87.1-91.6 129 10.4 8.4-12.9
No 3,147 2,793 85.2 83.4-86.8 354 14.8 13.2-16.6

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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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