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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 2,862 803 24.2 22.4-26.0 810 25.1 23.3-27.0 479 17.2 15.6-18.9 244 9.2 7.9-10.6 526 24.4 22.4-26.5
-Eastern NC 843 221 22.9 19.7-26.4 242 24.5 21.3-28.1 148 17.5 14.6-20.8 81 11.6 9.1-14.8 151 23.5 19.9-27.5
GENDER
Male 427 74 13.9 10.6-17.8 105 21.7 17.5-26.5 91 20.0 15.9-24.9 39 10.5 7.3-14.8 118 34.0 28.5-39.9
Female 416 147 34.0 28.6-39.8 137 28.0 23.3-33.3 57 14.4 10.9-18.9 42 13.0 9.2-18.1 33 10.6 7.2-15.2
RACE
White 636 155 21.9 18.3-26.0 192 24.7 21.1-28.8 110 17.0 13.8-20.9 66 12.0 9.2-15.6 113 24.3 20.2-29.0
African American 138 45 25.1 18.0-33.7 31 20.7 13.9-29.6 28 21.8 14.7-31.1 *** *** *** 24 19.8 12.7-29.5
Other minorities 63 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 40 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 801 209 22.9 19.6-26.6 232 24.3 21.0-27.9 144 18.0 15.0-21.4 79 11.9 9.3-15.2 137 22.9 19.2-27.0
AGE
18-34 181 38 18.6 13.0-25.8 34 16.6 11.6-23.1 26 13.5 9.0-19.8 21 14.7 9.5-22.1 62 36.6 29.1-44.8
35-54 258 75 27.0 21.4-33.4 62 23.4 18.1-29.8 43 18.3 13.4-24.5 30 11.6 8.0-16.5 48 19.7 14.3-26.5
55-64 180 33 15.3 10.7-21.4 62 36.0 28.2-44.5 41 23.8 17.4-31.7 13 6.7 3.7-11.9 31 18.2 12.6-25.5
65-74 147 46 28.9 21.6-37.4 55 33.5 25.7-42.3 26 19.2 13.0-27.5 13 12.3 6.9-21.0 *** *** ***
75+ 72 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 50 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 190 44 21.6 15.3-29.6 47 23.2 17.1-30.7 27 11.9 7.9-17.6 20 14.3 8.8-22.4 52 29.0 21.8-37.5
Some Post-H.S. 265 61 20.4 15.4-26.5 78 25.5 20.0-32.0 45 19.1 13.9-25.5 32 12.2 8.2-17.6 49 22.9 17.1-30.0
College Graduate 336 107 29.8 24.5-35.7 106 27.4 22.4-32.9 66 20.9 16.3-26.6 25 8.6 5.5-13.1 32 13.4 9.4-18.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 119 35 23.9 15.6-34.8 25 18.2 11.6-27.3 14 15.4 8.7-25.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 81 *** *** *** 21 19.6 11.9-30.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 106 28 22.2 14.5-32.5 *** *** *** 18 15.9 9.3-25.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 357 76 18.3 14.3-23.0 106 25.5 20.6-31.2 82 21.7 17.0-27.2 37 12.5 8.7-17.6 56 22.1 16.7-28.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 191 62 28.5 21.8-36.3 51 22.7 16.8-30.1 36 19.5 13.7-27.1 *** *** *** 30 20.8 14.2-29.5
No 647 157 21.6 18.0-25.6 191 25.1 21.4-29.2 112 17.2 14.0-20.9 67 12.0 9.1-15.7 120 24.1 20.0-28.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 190 32 12.7 8.3-19.0 54 25.4 19.0-33.1 47 23.6 17.1-31.6 19 11.7 7.1-18.6 38 26.6 19.0-35.8
Non-Veteran 651 189 25.8 22.0-30.1 187 24.3 20.6-28.3 101 15.8 12.7-19.5 62 11.6 8.7-15.3 112 22.5 18.5-27.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 669 179 23.5 20.0-27.6 186 23.4 19.9-27.3 117 17.2 14.0-20.9 62 10.8 8.2-14.2 125 25.0 20.9-29.6
No 174 42 19.8 13.8-27.5 56 29.6 22.1-38.3 31 19.1 13.0-27.0 19 15.1 8.9-24.5 26 16.5 10.8-24.2

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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 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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