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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Binge Drinking*

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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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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
Yes = Respondents who report they did drink in the past 30 days and who did have five or more drinks (for males) or four or more drinks (for females) on one or more occasions in the past month.
No = Respondents who report they did not drink in the past 30 days or did NOT have five or more drinks (for males) or four or more drinks (for females) on one or more occasions in the past 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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