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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

Alcohol Consumption

One drink is equivalent to a 12 ounce beer, a 5 ounce glass of wine, or a drink with one shot of liquor.
During the past 30 days, on the days when you drank, about how many drinks did you drink on the average?*

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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 2,922 1,340 39.3 37.3-41.4 883 30.7 28.7-32.7 330 13.6 12.1-15.3 139 5.5 4.5- 6.6 230 10.9 9.5-12.6
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 316 168 47.1 40.6-53.7 89 28.6 22.9-35.1 31 10.2 6.8-15.2 *** *** *** 20 10.4 6.5-16.1
Region 3 225 115 45.4 38.2-52.9 62 28.3 22.0-35.7 21 12.2 7.6-19.0 *** *** *** 17 9.8 5.7-16.1
Region 4 622 282 39.3 35.0-43.8 195 33.0 28.8-37.5 64 12.6 9.6-16.2 31 5.2 3.5- 7.6 50 9.9 7.3-13.3
Region 5 473 216 36.5 31.6-41.6 141 30.5 25.7-35.7 47 14.0 10.1-19.0 30 6.8 4.4-10.1 39 12.4 8.7-17.2
Region 6 214 89 38.8 31.4-46.7 61 29.0 22.4-36.7 31 14.7 10.1-21.0 11 5.8 3.1-10.4 22 11.7 7.4-18.0
Region 7 440 193 37.1 32.0-42.5 141 32.3 27.2-37.8 52 13.4 10.0-17.7 19 5.5 3.1- 9.6 35 11.7 8.1-16.5
Region 8 373 172 40.3 34.2-46.7 106 26.0 21.1-31.6 50 16.3 11.8-22.0 20 7.3 4.3-12.2 25 10.1 6.1-16.1
Region 9 & 10 259 105 35.7 29.4-42.6 88 32.3 26.2-39.1 34 17.1 12.0-23.7 *** *** *** 22 10.6 6.8-16.1
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 866 370 36.4 32.6-40.3 266 30.6 26.9-34.4 116 15.6 12.8-18.9 40 6.0 4.1- 8.5 74 11.5 8.9-14.8
Piedmont 1,686 777 39.4 36.7-42.1 512 30.8 28.2-33.5 176 13.2 11.2-15.4 89 5.7 4.4- 7.2 132 11.0 9.1-13.2
Western NC 370 193 46.3 40.4-52.3 105 30.4 25.0-36.4 38 11.2 7.8-15.8 *** *** *** 24 8.8 5.7-13.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 256 131 46.2 39.0-53.6 76 29.5 23.1-36.8 25 10.3 6.4-16.1 *** *** *** 17 10.5 6.2-17.1
Northwest 392 194 43.5 38.0-49.2 114 31.1 26.0-36.8 37 12.0 8.4-16.9 19 4.4 2.7- 7.0 28 8.9 5.9-13.2
Charlotte 515 242 40.5 35.8-45.4 157 32.1 27.6-36.9 52 12.2 9.1-16.1 24 5.6 3.6- 8.6 40 9.7 6.9-13.4
Greensboro 364 168 36.6 31.2-42.4 107 30.9 25.4-37.0 40 15.3 10.8-21.3 18 3.8 2.3- 6.4 31 13.4 9.2-19.1
Southern Regional 221 91 39.2 31.9-47.0 62 27.5 21.1-35.0 30 14.5 9.8-21.0 15 6.7 3.9-11.3 23 12.0 7.4-18.9
Southeast 271 134 43.5 36.5-50.7 78 29.6 23.4-36.5 32 12.6 8.6-18.0 12 7.2 3.5-14.3 15 7.2 4.1-12.2
Wake 518 221 35.6 31.0-40.5 168 31.6 27.0-36.6 58 13.0 9.9-17.0 32 7.8 5.2-11.7 39 11.9 8.5-16.4
Area L & Eastern 385 159 37.0 31.6-42.7 121 29.7 24.8-35.2 56 18.0 13.7-23.3 12 3.9 2.1- 7.2 37 11.4 8.1-15.8

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported drinking at least one drink in the last month.

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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