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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Alcohol Consumption

Considering all types of alcoholic beverages, how many times during the past 30 days did you have
[5 or more drinks for men or 4 or more drinks for women] on an occasion?*

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  Total
Respond.^
None Once Twice 3-7 times 8-30 times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,915 2,214 70.0 67.8-72.1 296 12.7 11.2-14.3 133 5.9 4.8- 7.1 186 8.0 6.8- 9.4 86 3.5 2.7- 4.4
-Eastern NC 863 647 69.1 65.0-72.9 86 12.7 10.0-15.9 35 4.7 3.2- 6.9 61 9.1 6.8-12.1 34 4.4 3.0- 6.4
GENDER
Male 441 310 64.5 58.7-69.9 46 12.2 8.8-16.6 17 5.1 2.9- 8.7 39 11.1 7.7-15.7 29 7.1 4.7-10.7
Female 422 337 74.9 69.1-80.0 40 13.3 9.4-18.6 18 4.3 2.5- 7.1 22 6.6 4.1-10.5 *** *** ***
RACE
White 647 488 69.7 65.0-74.0 65 11.9 9.2-15.4 22 3.4 2.1- 5.4 46 9.9 7.1-13.7 26 5.1 3.3- 7.9
African American 147 108 67.0 56.8-75.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 63 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 40 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 821 619 69.4 65.2-73.3 79 12.4 9.7-15.8 33 4.7 3.1- 7.0 59 9.4 7.0-12.5 31 4.2 2.8- 6.3
AGE
18-34 186 110 56.8 48.7-64.6 34 19.7 13.9-27.2 *** *** *** 23 13.9 9.2-20.5 *** *** ***
35-54 262 189 70.9 63.9-77.0 31 11.2 7.6-16.2 *** *** *** 18 7.7 4.3-13.4 *** *** ***
55-64 184 141 75.9 68.2-82.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 5.4 3.0- 9.5 *** *** ***
65-74 148 135 89.5 81.8-94.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 194 129 63.9 55.3-71.8 26 17.7 11.6-26.2 *** *** *** 17 7.9 4.6-13.3 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 273 199 69.5 62.5-75.8 28 9.8 6.4-14.6 *** *** *** 21 11.1 6.9-17.3 15 6.2 3.5-10.6
College Graduate 342 287 79.9 74.2-84.6 23 8.7 5.7-13.2 *** *** *** 16 5.9 3.4-10.1 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 120 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 11.1 6.1-19.4 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 81 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 112 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 362 283 72.4 66.0-78.0 32 10.6 7.2-15.3 *** *** *** 23 9.2 5.6-14.7 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 196 151 69.5 60.7-77.1 18 13.3 8.0-21.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 662 494 69.3 64.6-73.7 67 12.4 9.4-16.2 30 5.0 3.3- 7.7 48 9.5 6.8-13.0 23 3.8 2.3- 6.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 194 150 70.2 61.1-77.9 17 9.3 5.6-15.2 *** *** *** 15 13.8 7.9-23.0 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 667 496 68.9 64.2-73.2 69 13.7 10.5-17.7 33 5.5 3.7- 8.2 45 7.6 5.5-10.6 24 4.3 2.7- 6.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 682 510 68.7 64.0-73.0 63 11.7 8.8-15.3 26 4.6 2.9- 7.2 52 10.0 7.3-13.5 31 5.1 3.4- 7.5
No 181 137 70.9 61.9-78.5 23 17.0 10.9-25.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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* This question was 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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