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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Alcohol Consumption

Heavy Drinking*
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,287 6,001 95.3 94.7-95.9 286 4.7 4.1- 5.3
-Eastern 2,067 1,965 94.5 93.0-95.6 102 5.5 4.4- 7.0
GENDER
Male 874 808 92.1 89.5-94.1 66 7.9 5.9-10.5
Female 1,193 1,157 96.8 95.2-97.9 36 3.2 2.1- 4.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,290 1,220 94.1 92.2-95.6 70 5.9 4.4- 7.8
Non-Hispanic Black 526 506 95.1 91.6-97.2 20 4.9 2.8- 8.4
Other 221 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 369 343 92.3 88.5-95.0 26 7.7 5.0-11.5
35-44 282 264 93.2 88.6-96.1 18 6.8 3.9-11.4
45-54 344 325 95.4 92.6-97.2 19 4.6 2.8- 7.4
55-64 461 437 95.5 93.0-97.1 24 4.5 2.9- 7.0
65-74 351 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 238 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 235 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 650 621 95.7 93.5-97.2 29 4.3 2.8- 6.5
Some Post-H.S. 626 597 94.1 91.2-96.1 29 5.9 3.9- 8.8
College Graduate 552 521 93.8 90.7-95.9 31 6.2 4.1- 9.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 212 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 372 354 94.0 89.8-96.5 18 6.0 3.5-10.2
$25,000- 34,999 179 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 226 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 268 252 93.5 88.8-96.3 16 6.5 3.7-11.2
$75,000+ 394 369 93.3 89.6-95.7 25 6.7 4.3-10.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 642 623 96.7 94.2-98.1 19 3.3 1.9- 5.8
No 1,420 1,337 93.6 91.7-95.0 83 6.4 5.0- 8.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 344 322 92.1 87.8-95.0 22 7.9 5.0-12.2
Non-Veteran 1,720 1,641 95.0 93.4-96.2 79 5.0 3.8- 6.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 154 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban 283 268 94.5 90.3-97.0 15 5.5 3.0- 9.7
Rural 1,630 1,557 95.1 93.4-96.3 73 4.9 3.7- 6.6

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*Heavy drinkers--MALES having more than two drinks per day and FEMALES having more than one drink per day.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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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