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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, how many days per week or per month did you have at least one drink of any
alcoholic beverage such as beer, wine, a malt beverage or liquor?

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  Total
Respond.^
No drinks 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,873 3,882 53.9 52.4-55.3 868 14.2 13.2-15.2 893 14.3 13.3-15.3 877 13.5 12.5-14.5 353 4.3 3.7- 4.9
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 847 526 61.0 57.0-64.9 81 10.9 8.6-13.9 93 11.8 9.4-14.7 105 11.9 9.6-14.7 42 4.4 2.9- 6.5
Region 3 655 420 63.7 59.3-67.9 70 10.5 8.1-13.4 76 11.3 8.9-14.2 67 11.1 8.4-14.5 22 3.5 2.0- 6.0
Region 4 1,376 742 51.4 48.2-54.5 192 15.3 13.1-17.8 198 15.6 13.5-18.1 184 14.2 12.1-16.5 60 3.5 2.6- 4.7
Region 5 1,008 528 48.7 44.9-52.5 135 14.9 12.3-17.9 136 16.4 13.6-19.6 151 16.0 13.3-19.1 58 4.1 3.0- 5.6
Region 6 515 290 51.6 46.5-56.7 78 17.9 14.1-22.4 80 17.9 14.2-22.4 43 8.8 6.3-12.1 24 3.8 2.5- 5.9
Region 7 984 537 50.9 47.1-54.7 122 14.1 11.5-17.1 135 14.0 11.6-16.9 147 16.5 13.7-19.6 43 4.5 3.1- 6.5
Region 8 835 452 52.2 47.9-56.4 102 14.5 11.5-18.1 119 15.8 12.9-19.2 109 12.2 9.8-15.0 53 5.4 3.6- 8.0
Region 9 & 10 653 387 58.6 54.0-63.1 88 14.3 11.5-17.8 56 9.2 6.9-12.1 71 12.1 9.3-15.5 51 5.8 4.1- 8.0
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,130 1,234 55.7 53.1-58.3 279 15.2 13.3-17.3 256 13.0 11.3-14.9 234 11.1 9.6-12.9 127 5.0 3.9- 6.2
Piedmont 3,773 2,055 51.5 49.6-53.4 494 14.4 13.1-15.8 526 15.3 14.0-16.8 521 14.9 13.5-16.3 177 3.9 3.3- 4.7
Western NC 970 593 60.6 56.9-64.2 95 10.8 8.6-13.5 111 12.0 9.8-14.7 122 12.2 10.0-14.9 49 4.3 3.0- 6.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 617 357 57.2 52.5-61.9 61 11.8 8.9-15.5 74 12.4 9.6-15.8 85 12.8 10.0-16.2 40 5.8 3.8- 8.7
Northwest 1,134 730 62.8 59.4-66.1 125 11.3 9.3-13.7 129 12.0 9.9-14.4 115 11.0 8.9-13.4 35 2.9 1.9- 4.4
Charlotte 1,131 604 50.9 47.4-54.4 157 15.3 12.9-18.0 163 15.5 13.2-18.2 155 14.6 12.3-17.3 52 3.6 2.6- 5.0
Greensboro 810 440 50.7 46.5-55.0 110 15.4 12.5-18.7 103 15.3 12.3-18.8 109 14.5 11.7-17.9 48 4.1 2.9- 5.7
Southern Regional 593 362 56.1 51.2-60.9 73 14.9 11.6-18.9 89 17.2 13.7-21.2 45 7.8 5.6-10.7 24 4.0 2.4- 6.7
Southeast 564 285 50.7 45.5-55.8 68 13.2 9.9-17.4 79 14.9 11.6-18.9 86 14.7 11.5-18.5 46 6.6 4.7- 9.1
Wake 1,030 507 45.4 41.7-49.1 140 15.3 12.7-18.3 159 16.5 13.9-19.4 173 17.9 15.2-21.0 51 4.9 3.5- 6.9
Area L & Eastern 994 597 58.1 54.4-61.8 134 14.7 12.2-17.6 97 10.7 8.6-13.2 109 12.1 9.9-14.8 57 4.4 3.2- 6.0

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See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

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.

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