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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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 6,368 3,478 53.8 52.3-55.3 806 13.4 12.4-14.5 850 13.7 12.7-14.8 904 14.5 13.5-15.6 330 4.6 4.0- 5.2
-Piedmont 3,189 1,615 51.0 48.9-53.0 445 14.5 13.1-16.0 470 14.8 13.4-16.2 502 15.4 14.0-16.9 157 4.4 3.7- 5.2
GENDER
Male 1,356 545 43.3 40.2-46.5 191 14.5 12.4-16.8 228 16.2 14.2-18.5 288 19.3 17.1-21.7 104 6.7 5.4- 8.3
Female 1,833 1,070 57.8 55.1-60.4 254 14.5 12.7-16.5 242 13.5 11.7-15.4 214 11.9 10.3-13.8 53 2.3 1.7- 3.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,074 964 46.8 44.3-49.3 272 13.7 12.0-15.5 324 16.1 14.4-18.1 384 18.1 16.3-20.0 130 5.3 4.4- 6.5
Non-Hispanic Black 651 385 56.5 51.9-61.0 96 15.9 12.7-19.6 78 11.9 9.4-15.1 73 12.5 9.7-15.9 19 3.2 1.9- 5.3
Other 420 244 62.1 56.6-67.2 70 15.9 12.3-20.3 60 12.4 9.4-16.2 39 7.8 5.5-10.9 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 646 279 47.4 43.0-51.9 109 17.6 14.5-21.3 134 18.8 15.7-22.3 116 15.0 12.3-18.1 *** *** ***
35-44 493 213 44.6 39.7-49.6 81 16.1 12.8-20.1 94 17.4 14.1-21.1 90 18.8 15.3-22.9 15 3.1 1.8- 5.3
45-54 602 278 46.5 42.1-50.9 101 15.8 12.9-19.2 96 15.9 13.0-19.4 100 16.5 13.5-20.2 27 5.3 3.4- 8.0
55-64 585 297 51.5 46.9-56.1 72 11.6 9.0-14.8 67 11.6 9.0-14.9 105 18.2 14.9-22.2 44 7.0 5.1- 9.6
65-74 495 286 61.0 56.0-65.8 59 11.4 8.7-14.9 46 8.0 5.9-10.9 67 12.2 9.5-15.6 37 7.3 5.2-10.2
75+ 325 233 71.9 66.1-77.1 17 5.4 3.2- 8.8 31 9.0 6.0-13.4 21 6.8 4.3-10.6 23 6.9 4.5-10.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 319 231 73.6 67.8-78.7 29 8.4 5.6-12.5 27 7.8 5.2-11.5 18 5.7 3.5- 9.2 14 4.5 2.5- 8.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 787 512 61.7 57.6-65.6 92 13.4 10.7-16.7 70 9.9 7.7-12.6 83 11.5 9.1-14.4 30 3.5 2.4- 5.1
Some Post-H.S. 842 442 50.1 46.2-53.9 133 16.7 14.0-19.9 128 16.3 13.6-19.5 103 13.1 10.6-16.0 36 3.8 2.7- 5.4
College Graduate 1,223 419 31.5 28.8-34.4 190 16.0 13.9-18.4 244 20.8 18.4-23.4 296 26.2 23.5-29.0 74 5.5 4.3- 7.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 263 190 73.0 66.3-78.8 26 9.3 6.1-13.9 17 7.1 4.2-12.0 19 6.1 3.7-10.0 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 481 325 67.1 62.0-71.8 51 10.7 7.8-14.6 50 9.9 7.3-13.5 43 10.5 7.6-14.2 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 270 129 53.0 45.6-60.1 53 16.3 12.1-21.8 43 15.6 11.2-21.3 30 10.5 7.0-15.5 15 4.6 2.6- 8.0
$35,000- 49,999 342 168 46.3 40.1-52.5 55 17.2 12.9-22.5 46 13.8 10.0-18.7 46 14.2 10.3-19.2 27 8.6 5.6-12.9
$50,000- 74,999 377 156 42.3 36.4-48.4 60 15.0 11.4-19.4 60 17.1 13.1-22.1 83 21.5 17.2-26.6 18 4.1 2.5- 6.8
$75,000+ 815 250 31.6 28.0-35.3 121 15.4 12.8-18.5 176 21.1 18.2-24.3 219 26.7 23.4-30.2 49 5.2 3.9- 7.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 723 466 64.8 60.7-68.7 78 10.2 8.0-12.8 71 9.6 7.4-12.3 79 11.2 8.8-14.1 29 4.2 2.8- 6.3
No 2,455 1,142 47.2 44.9-49.6 366 15.7 14.0-17.5 398 16.1 14.5-17.9 422 16.5 15.0-18.3 127 4.4 3.7- 5.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 359 162 45.8 39.9-51.8 42 13.7 9.9-18.7 56 15.0 11.3-19.7 64 16.8 13.0-21.4 35 8.7 6.1-12.3
Non-Veteran 2,820 1,448 51.6 49.4-53.8 402 14.6 13.1-16.2 411 14.7 13.2-16.2 438 15.3 13.8-16.9 121 3.8 3.1- 4.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,707 763 45.0 42.2-47.8 248 14.3 12.5-16.3 284 16.7 14.8-18.8 331 19.5 17.4-21.7 81 4.5 3.5- 5.8
Regional City or Suburban 854 464 52.8 48.9-56.7 126 16.8 13.9-20.2 128 15.5 12.9-18.5 94 10.5 8.4-13.0 42 4.5 3.2- 6.2
Rural 628 388 64.2 59.6-68.5 71 11.7 9.0-15.1 58 8.7 6.4-11.6 77 11.4 8.9-14.5 34 4.0 2.7- 5.7

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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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