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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 6,797 6,096 86.4 85.2-87.4 701 13.6 12.6-14.8
-Eastern NC 2,097 1,881 86.7 84.6-88.5 216 13.3 11.5-15.4
GENDER
Male 851 720 81.4 77.8-84.6 131 18.6 15.4-22.2
Female 1,246 1,161 91.2 88.8-93.1 85 8.8 6.9-11.2
RACE
White 1,373 1,214 85.5 82.9-87.8 159 14.5 12.2-17.1
African American 529 490 89.0 84.6-92.3 39 11.0 7.7-15.4
Other minorities 171 154 87.2 77.7-93.0 17 12.8 7.0-22.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 109 95 85.8 76.5-91.9 14 14.2 8.1-23.5
Non-Hispanic 1,980 1,778 86.7 84.5-88.6 202 13.3 11.4-15.5
AGE
18-34 363 287 78.5 73.4-82.8 76 21.5 17.2-26.6
35-54 563 490 85.9 81.9-89.1 73 14.1 10.9-18.1
55-64 484 441 91.1 87.7-93.6 43 8.9 6.4-12.3
65-74 398 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 270 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 253 231 88.1 81.6-92.5 22 11.9 7.5-18.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 632 567 86.7 82.7-89.9 65 13.3 10.1-17.3
Some Post-H.S. 606 532 85.0 81.0-88.3 74 15.0 11.7-19.0
College Graduate 600 545 88.2 84.6-91.1 55 11.8 8.9-15.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 241 221 87.7 80.6-92.5 20 12.3 7.5-19.4
$15,000- 24,999 338 296 84.6 78.4-89.3 42 15.4 10.7-21.6
$25,000- 34,999 236 220 91.0 84.9-94.8 16 9.0 5.2-15.1
$35,000- 49,999 250 220 83.6 76.7-88.8 30 16.4 11.2-23.3
$50,000+ 626 547 84.6 80.5-88.0 79 15.4 12.0-19.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 627 582 90.3 86.7-93.0 45 9.7 7.0-13.3
No 1,452 1,284 85.6 83.0-87.8 168 14.4 12.2-17.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 351 307 82.5 76.3-87.3 44 17.5 12.7-23.7
Non-Veteran 1,744 1,573 87.6 85.3-89.5 171 12.4 10.5-14.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,739 1,567 87.1 84.8-89.1 172 12.9 10.9-15.2
No 358 314 84.3 78.7-88.6 44 15.7 11.4-21.3

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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 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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