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2015 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 2,816 2,064 69.7 67.5-71.7 282 11.3 9.9-12.8 159 6.2 5.3- 7.4 215 9.0 7.7-10.4 96 3.8 3.0- 4.8
-Eastern 828 594 67.1 62.9-71.0 75 9.0 7.0-11.7 54 8.1 6.0-10.8 62 9.0 6.8-11.9 43 6.7 4.7- 9.6
GENDER
Male 426 280 61.0 55.1-66.6 33 7.5 5.0-11.0 37 10.5 7.4-14.7 42 11.6 8.2-16.1 34 9.4 6.2-13.9
Female 402 314 75.2 69.5-80.1 42 11.1 7.8-15.6 17 4.9 2.8- 8.2 20 5.6 3.4- 9.2 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 587 430 68.2 63.3-72.8 51 9.3 6.8-12.6 35 7.5 5.2-10.7 40 7.8 5.4-11.0 31 7.2 4.8-10.8
Non-Hispanic Black 156 113 66.2 55.9-75.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 10.8 5.9-19.0 *** *** ***
Other 75 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 196 119 58.1 50.1-65.6 26 11.7 7.7-17.4 19 9.7 6.0-15.2 20 11.8 7.5-18.1 12 8.7 4.8-15.3
35-44 153 105 67.4 58.2-75.5 14 9.9 5.7-16.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 130 83 65.2 55.5-73.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 11.5 6.3-19.8 *** *** ***
55-64 176 135 77.5 69.9-83.7 13 6.3 3.5-11.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 117 100 82.9 72.1-90.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 210 144 64.6 56.5-71.9 *** *** *** 18 10.3 6.2-16.6 22 11.0 6.9-17.3 15 8.6 5.0-14.5
Some Post-H.S. 246 171 65.7 58.2-72.5 27 11.3 7.5-16.8 14 7.1 4.1-12.0 19 8.0 4.7-13.1 15 7.9 4.4-13.9
College Graduate 320 252 75.2 68.9-80.7 31 10.6 6.9-15.8 18 7.5 4.5-12.2 14 5.7 3.2- 9.8 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 122 *** *** *** *** *** *** 11 15.5 8.5-26.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 63 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 107 *** *** *** 15 11.8 6.8-19.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 135 100 70.9 60.6-79.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 241 185 73.1 65.8-79.3 17 6.9 4.1-11.3 16 9.1 5.4-15.1 15 7.1 4.0-12.1 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 188 145 73.1 64.2-80.5 14 6.4 3.5-11.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 639 449 65.8 61.0-70.2 61 9.7 7.3-12.9 46 8.6 6.3-11.8 50 9.1 6.6-12.4 33 6.7 4.4-10.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 178 133 68.3 59.5-76.0 *** *** *** 13 8.2 4.6-14.3 12 10.9 6.1-18.8 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 648 460 66.8 62.0-71.2 65 10.1 7.6-13.3 41 8.1 5.8-11.3 50 8.5 6.1-11.7 32 6.5 4.2- 9.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 92 *** *** *** 12 15.5 8.4-26.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban 137 96 66.9 56.8-75.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 599 438 69.1 64.1-73.6 52 8.4 6.0-11.5 37 8.5 6.0-12.0 43 7.8 5.5-11.1 29 6.2 3.9- 9.6

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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 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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