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2015 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 2,809 1,223 39.1 37.0-41.2 894 32.5 30.5-34.7 336 13.5 12.0-15.1 125 5.0 4.1- 6.2 231 9.8 8.5-11.3
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 393 184 40.6 34.6-46.9 130 35.3 29.3-41.7 35 10.7 7.2-15.5 13 5.2 2.8- 9.6 31 8.2 5.4-12.5
Region 3 250 90 30.8 24.7-37.8 84 33.3 26.2-41.2 37 18.8 13.2-25.9 19 6.6 4.1-10.6 20 10.5 6.5-16.4
Region 4 562 256 41.8 37.3-46.5 178 31.4 27.3-35.9 59 12.4 9.4-16.1 27 5.3 3.5- 8.0 42 9.1 6.6-12.5
Region 5 372 170 42.4 36.9-48.2 114 32.2 27.0-37.9 37 11.7 8.4-16.1 18 4.5 2.6- 7.6 33 9.2 6.4-13.1
Region 6 216 86 36.5 29.6-44.1 64 26.1 20.2-33.0 36 20.0 14.3-27.3 *** *** *** 21 12.5 8.0-19.0
Region 7 411 185 41.7 36.5-47.1 142 36.4 31.3-41.8 48 12.1 8.9-16.2 15 4.0 2.2- 7.2 21 5.8 3.7- 9.2
Region 8 265 98 30.8 24.8-37.5 84 31.6 25.3-38.7 44 16.4 11.9-22.2 *** *** *** 31 16.5 11.4-23.2
Region 9 & 10 340 154 37.0 30.7-43.8 98 31.5 25.1-38.7 40 11.8 8.2-16.8 16 6.4 3.5-11.6 32 13.3 8.6-20.0
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 836 348 35.4 31.6-39.4 252 30.6 26.9-34.7 117 14.8 12.1-18.0 32 4.9 3.3- 7.3 87 14.2 11.3-17.7
Piedmont 1,529 667 40.3 37.6-43.2 504 33.5 30.8-36.2 179 13.4 11.5-15.6 74 4.9 3.8- 6.4 105 7.9 6.4- 9.7
Western NC 444 208 40.6 35.0-46.4 138 31.7 26.4-37.6 40 10.8 7.5-15.5 19 6.0 3.6- 9.9 39 10.8 7.5-15.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 350 160 38.7 32.4-45.3 120 36.2 29.9-43.0 28 9.7 6.2-15.0 12 5.7 2.9-10.9 30 9.7 6.3-14.7
Northwest 382 157 36.3 30.9-42.0 125 33.1 27.5-39.3 49 16.0 11.8-21.3 23 5.1 3.3- 7.9 28 9.5 6.3-13.9
Charlotte 477 215 41.7 36.8-46.8 149 31.1 26.7-36.0 54 12.7 9.5-16.8 24 5.7 3.7- 8.8 35 8.7 6.1-12.4
Greensboro 261 123 43.0 36.4-49.9 79 33.0 26.8-39.8 26 12.2 8.2-17.6 11 3.1 1.6- 5.9 22 8.8 5.6-13.5
Southern Regional 229 90 35.4 28.7-42.8 66 26.2 20.3-33.0 39 19.7 14.2-26.7 *** *** *** 25 14.3 9.6-20.8
Southeast 181 70 32.4 24.9-40.8 58 32.4 24.7-41.3 29 15.2 10.1-22.2 *** *** *** 20 15.9 9.8-24.5
Wake 491 210 40.3 35.6-45.2 170 35.4 30.8-40.4 60 12.9 9.9-16.8 22 5.0 3.1- 8.2 29 6.3 4.3- 9.3
Area L & Eastern 438 198 38.1 32.5-43.9 127 31.1 25.7-37.0 51 11.4 8.3-15.5 20 6.2 3.7-10.2 42 13.3 9.3-18.7

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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 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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