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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, what is the largest number of drinks you had on any occasion?*

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Total
Respond.^
Only one Two Three Four Five or more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,241 931 25.0 23.2-27.0 945 26.3 24.4-28.2 516 15.8 14.2-17.5 255 8.3 7.1- 9.6 594 24.6 22.6-26.7
-Western NC 356 110 28.2 22.6-34.6 108 27.1 21.7-33.3 49 13.9 10.0-19.2 23 8.2 5.1-13.1 66 22.6 17.1-29.1
GENDER
Male 175 46 28.3 20.4-37.9 46 22.7 16.0-31.1 21 9.1 5.5-14.6 *** *** *** 50 32.5 24.0-42.3
Female 181 64 28.0 20.8-36.4 62 32.5 24.4-41.9 28 20.0 12.9-29.5 *** *** *** 16 10.1 5.7-17.5
RACE
White 320 104 30.2 24.2-37.0 96 26.5 20.9-33.0 43 13.4 9.3-18.9 21 8.5 5.1-13.7 56 21.4 16.0-28.2
Other minorities 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 106 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 15.5 9.1-25.2 *** *** *** 22 19.0 11.3-30.2
55-64 76 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 77 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 18 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 68 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 100 32 27.2 18.7-37.8 *** *** *** 20 18.5 11.2-29.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 170 49 24.3 16.2-34.9 63 36.3 27.9-45.7 22 12.7 7.8-20.0 *** *** *** 27 21.0 13.7-30.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 39 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 136 38 21.2 14.4-30.1 55 35.5 26.2-46.1 21 20.5 12.6-31.5 *** *** *** 16 18.4 10.3-30.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 95 *** *** *** 24 20.0 12.3-30.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 260 69 22.9 17.1-29.9 84 29.6 23.1-37.1 39 15.1 10.5-21.3 19 8.2 4.9-13.5 49 24.1 17.7-32.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 297 90 26.0 20.3-32.6 96 28.6 22.6-35.5 40 14.0 9.7-19.9 19 8.6 5.1-14.1 52 22.7 16.8-30.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 235 66 27.2 20.6-34.8 77 28.0 21.5-35.6 34 15.2 10.3-21.8 *** *** *** 45 22.3 16.0-30.3
No 121 *** *** *** 31 24.2 15.9-35.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*This question 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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