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2015 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 6,368 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
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 976 568 61.0 56.9-64.9 87 8.6 6.5-11.3 128 12.6 10.2-15.5 130 12.1 9.7-14.9 63 5.7 4.2- 7.8
Region 3 583 328 57.7 52.7-62.6 63 10.1 7.7-13.2 88 16.3 12.7-20.7 81 12.8 10.0-16.2 23 3.1 1.9- 5.0
Region 4 1,156 578 50.5 47.1-53.8 176 15.6 13.3-18.3 174 15.3 13.1-17.8 169 14.3 12.1-16.7 59 4.4 3.3- 5.8
Region 5 782 394 49.6 45.6-53.7 110 15.1 12.3-18.4 112 13.7 11.3-16.6 132 17.3 14.5-20.5 34 4.2 2.9- 6.1
Region 6 486 262 52.6 47.4-57.7 70 14.7 11.4-18.7 60 12.3 9.4-16.0 64 15.0 11.5-19.4 30 5.4 3.7- 7.9
Region 7 861 442 51.8 48.0-55.6 123 14.7 12.2-17.7 126 14.1 11.7-16.8 130 14.8 12.4-17.6 40 4.6 3.2- 6.5
Region 8 635 364 55.7 51.1-60.2 72 11.4 8.8-14.6 69 11.9 9.2-15.3 97 15.9 12.7-19.8 33 5.1 3.4- 7.5
Region 9 & 10 889 542 59.1 54.6-63.4 105 13.2 10.4-16.6 93 11.0 8.6-14.1 101 12.5 9.6-16.1 48 4.2 3.0- 5.8
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,088 1,231 56.9 54.2-59.5 265 13.5 11.7-15.5 232 11.7 10.1-13.5 256 13.4 11.6-15.5 104 4.5 3.5- 5.6
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
Western NC 1,091 632 60.2 56.4-63.9 96 8.5 6.5-10.9 148 13.3 11.0-16.1 146 12.5 10.2-15.2 69 5.5 4.1- 7.3
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 819 457 56.3 51.7-60.8 76 9.2 6.8-12.3 111 14.6 11.6-18.2 119 13.9 11.1-17.3 56 6.0 4.4- 8.2
Northwest 952 558 60.5 56.6-64.1 102 10.5 8.5-13.0 131 13.9 11.3-16.9 117 11.2 9.1-13.7 44 3.9 2.8- 5.6
Charlotte 961 472 49.6 45.8-53.3 149 15.8 13.3-18.8 149 15.6 13.2-18.3 145 14.9 12.5-17.6 46 4.2 3.1- 5.7
Greensboro 577 304 52.3 47.5-57.0 78 14.9 11.6-18.9 79 13.2 10.4-16.6 92 15.5 12.5-19.0 24 4.1 2.6- 6.4
Southern Regional 568 330 56.6 51.9-61.2 75 13.7 10.7-17.4 65 11.8 9.0-15.3 69 13.3 10.3-17.2 29 4.5 3.0- 6.7
Southeast 365 182 47.4 41.4-53.5 48 12.6 9.1-17.2 48 14.4 10.6-19.2 65 19.8 15.0-25.7 22 5.8 3.5- 9.5
Wake 976 473 48.6 45.1-52.2 141 14.8 12.4-17.5 152 15.0 12.7-17.7 162 16.9 14.4-19.8 48 4.6 3.3- 6.3
Area L & Eastern 1,150 702 59.3 55.5-63.0 137 13.1 10.7-16.0 115 10.1 8.1-12.6 135 12.7 10.3-15.6 61 4.7 3.5- 6.5

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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 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.

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