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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 968 884 89.0 85.9-91.4 84 11.0 8.6-14.1
GENDER
Male 385 327 83.3 77.8-87.6 58 16.7 12.4-22.2
Female 583 557 94.3 91.2-96.4 26 5.7 3.6- 8.8
RACE
White 854 782 89.0 85.8-91.6 72 11.0 8.4-14.2
Other minorities 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 114 85 75.7 65.9-83.4 29 24.3 16.6-34.1
35-54 254 227 89.2 83.4-93.2 27 10.8 6.8-16.6
55-64 208 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 214 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 170 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 130 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 297 277 91.2 84.9-95.0 20 8.8 5.0-15.1
Some Post-H.S. 258 232 86.4 79.8-91.1 26 13.6 8.9-20.2
College Graduate 281 252 85.3 78.3-90.3 29 14.7 9.7-21.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 146 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 189 172 90.9 84.1-94.9 17 9.1 5.1-15.9
$25,000- 34,999 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 112 98 83.6 72.8-90.7 14 16.4 9.3-27.2
$50,000+ 236 216 88.4 80.8-93.3 20 11.6 6.7-19.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 342 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 624 560 87.2 83.2-90.3 64 12.8 9.7-16.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 133 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 835 768 88.9 85.5-91.6 67 11.1 8.4-14.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 689 631 89.6 86.0-92.3 58 10.4 7.7-14.0
No 279 253 86.7 79.7-91.5 26 13.3 8.5-20.3

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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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