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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, how many days per week or per month did you have at least one drink of any
alcoholic beverage such as beer, wine, a malt beverage or liquor?

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Total
Respond.^
No drinks 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,527 5,141 55.7 54.2-57.1 1,049 14.1 13.1-15.2 939 12.9 12.0-14.0 1,034 13.3 12.4-14.3 364 4.0 3.5- 4.5
-Piedmont NC 4,984 2,875 52.7 50.8-54.6 642 14.7 13.4-16.1 587 13.7 12.4-15.1 675 15.1 13.8-16.5 205 3.8 3.2- 4.6
GENDER
Male 1,959 961 46.5 43.7-49.4 245 14.2 12.2-16.4 282 15.6 13.6-17.8 346 18.3 16.3-20.5 125 5.4 4.3- 6.7
Female 3,025 1,914 58.3 55.7-60.7 397 15.2 13.5-17.1 305 12.0 10.4-13.8 329 12.2 10.6-13.9 80 2.4 1.7- 3.4
RACE
White 3,623 1,991 50.6 48.3-52.8 461 14.2 12.7-15.8 433 13.9 12.3-15.6 561 17.1 15.6-18.8 177 4.2 3.5- 5.1
African American 955 620 54.3 50.0-58.6 134 18.1 14.8-21.8 98 12.7 10.1-15.8 79 11.8 9.1-15.1 24 3.2 1.9- 5.3
Other minorities 338 225 65.1 58.7-71.1 40 12.4 8.7-17.2 45 13.2 9.5-17.9 25 7.2 4.6-11.3 *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 303 187 62.1 55.6-68.1 47 13.9 10.1-18.7 46 17.1 12.7-22.6 21 6.1 3.7-10.0 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 4,654 2,670 51.8 49.8-53.8 591 14.7 13.4-16.2 539 13.5 12.1-14.9 651 15.9 14.5-17.4 203 4.1 3.4- 4.9
AGE
18-34 801 355 46.3 42.2-50.4 132 16.4 13.6-19.6 152 18.1 15.3-21.3 149 17.5 14.8-20.6 *** *** ***
35-54 1,549 770 48.6 45.4-51.8 273 17.4 15.2-20.0 202 13.4 11.4-15.8 251 16.9 14.7-19.4 53 3.7 2.6- 5.1
55-64 979 566 55.0 50.9-59.0 104 11.6 9.3-14.4 116 13.3 10.7-16.6 143 14.7 12.2-17.6 50 5.4 3.8- 7.7
65-74 884 589 64.8 60.6-68.9 89 11.2 8.5-14.5 68 7.3 5.5- 9.5 88 9.3 7.2-11.9 50 7.5 5.3-10.4
75+ 726 560 75.1 70.6-79.2 39 6.2 4.1- 9.4 45 7.1 4.9-10.1 43 6.4 4.4- 9.4 39 5.1 3.5- 7.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 641 511 72.8 67.9-77.2 46 8.9 6.4-12.3 37 7.2 5.0-10.4 35 7.8 5.4-11.3 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,334 933 60.9 57.2-64.5 130 13.4 11.0-16.3 124 12.5 10.1-15.3 100 9.8 7.7-12.2 47 3.5 2.4- 5.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,312 746 49.3 45.6-53.0 199 18.6 15.9-21.7 158 15.1 12.6-18.1 161 13.9 11.7-16.6 48 3.0 2.0- 4.5
College Graduate 1,693 682 37.7 34.7-40.9 267 14.8 12.8-17.0 268 16.9 14.7-19.3 378 25.2 22.6-28.0 98 5.4 4.3- 6.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 545 410 65.0 59.1-70.5 50 13.3 9.6-18.1 37 9.6 6.6-13.9 37 9.8 6.7-14.3 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 846 599 63.4 59.0-67.6 82 12.1 9.3-15.4 79 12.2 9.5-15.5 63 9.0 6.7-11.8 23 3.4 2.1- 5.5
$25,000- 34,999 458 262 54.0 47.7-60.1 63 15.5 11.4-20.7 61 14.3 10.7-19.0 48 12.6 9.0-17.2 24 3.7 2.1- 6.5
$35,000- 49,999 574 323 53.2 47.7-58.7 88 14.0 10.9-17.8 73 16.0 12.3-20.6 63 12.9 9.6-17.1 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 1,582 617 38.9 35.7-42.2 245 16.1 13.8-18.6 248 16.8 14.5-19.5 380 23.5 21.0-26.2 92 4.7 3.6- 6.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,321 928 64.3 60.5-67.9 136 13.0 10.5-15.9 102 9.7 7.6-12.3 109 10.0 7.9-12.5 46 3.1 2.0- 4.7
No 3,639 1,930 49.4 47.2-51.6 501 15.2 13.6-16.8 484 14.9 13.4-16.5 565 16.5 15.0-18.1 159 4.0 3.3- 5.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 556 302 50.9 45.6-56.3 69 13.3 10.1-17.3 62 13.9 10.2-18.6 77 14.1 10.9-18.1 46 7.8 5.6-10.9
Non-Veteran 4,426 2,573 52.9 50.9-54.9 572 14.9 13.4-16.4 525 13.7 12.4-15.2 597 15.1 13.8-16.6 159 3.4 2.7- 4.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,810 1,179 61.2 57.9-64.3 214 12.9 10.9-15.3 175 10.3 8.5-12.5 171 11.6 9.6-13.9 71 4.0 2.8- 5.5
No 3,174 1,696 49.3 47.0-51.7 428 15.4 13.8-17.2 412 15.0 13.4-16.8 504 16.5 14.9-18.2 134 3.8 3.0- 4.7

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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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