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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

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
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 401 309 70.7 64.2-76.4 31 11.1 7.2-16.7 18 5.3 3.0- 9.1 27 8.6 5.5-13.1 16 4.3 2.3- 8.0
Region 3 250 178 67.7 60.1-74.4 26 11.9 7.7-17.9 15 7.6 4.3-13.4 20 8.9 5.4-14.5 11 3.9 2.0- 7.5
Region 4 568 419 71.4 66.9-75.5 63 11.7 9.0-15.0 32 6.1 4.2- 8.8 46 9.1 6.6-12.4 *** *** ***
Region 5 374 266 68.6 63.0-73.7 44 13.1 9.5-17.8 18 4.4 2.7- 7.2 33 10.3 7.2-14.5 13 3.6 2.1- 6.3
Region 6 217 154 64.7 56.9-71.9 21 11.2 7.3-16.8 17 8.7 5.3-14.1 16 9.2 5.4-15.2 *** *** ***
Region 7 409 306 72.8 67.5-77.5 44 11.4 8.2-15.7 27 6.8 4.5-10.0 26 7.0 4.6-10.4 *** *** ***
Region 8 264 182 63.8 56.5-70.5 24 9.1 5.8-14.0 20 8.8 5.4-14.1 22 10.2 6.5-15.8 16 8.1 4.7-13.5
Region 9 & 10 333 250 72.2 65.0-78.4 29 8.5 5.3-13.5 12 3.6 1.9- 6.7 25 9.3 5.6-14.9 17 6.4 3.3-12.1
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 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
Piedmont 1,537 1,133 71.3 68.6-73.9 166 12.0 10.2-14.1 83 5.4 4.2- 6.8 123 9.0 7.5-10.9 32 2.3 1.6- 3.4
Western NC 451 337 66.5 60.4-72.2 41 12.7 8.9-18.0 22 6.9 4.2-11.2 30 8.6 5.7-12.8 21 5.3 3.1- 8.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 355 273 68.8 61.7-75.2 28 12.2 7.8-18.8 15 4.7 2.6- 8.3 23 9.0 5.6-14.3 16 5.2 2.8- 9.6
Northwest 388 290 71.8 66.0-76.9 35 10.2 7.1-14.6 18 5.9 3.4- 9.8 32 9.1 6.1-13.2 13 3.1 1.6- 5.7
Charlotte 480 347 70.5 65.6-75.0 57 12.2 9.2-15.8 32 7.0 4.8-10.2 38 8.8 6.1-12.4 *** *** ***
Greensboro 262 190 70.3 63.7-76.2 30 13.2 9.0-18.9 13 4.6 2.6- 8.2 22 9.5 6.2-14.4 *** *** ***
Southern Regional 231 164 66.4 58.8-73.2 21 9.9 6.4-15.2 19 9.2 5.7-14.4 17 8.7 5.1-14.4 *** *** ***
Southeast 178 125 65.0 56.0-73.1 17 9.8 5.8-16.1 12 7.3 3.7-13.9 15 10.8 6.2-18.2 *** *** ***
Wake 492 359 70.7 65.8-75.2 54 11.7 8.7-15.6 30 5.9 4.0- 8.5 37 8.5 6.0-11.9 12 3.2 1.7- 6.1
Area L & Eastern 430 316 68.6 62.4-74.2 40 9.7 6.6-14.1 20 6.0 3.6- 9.8 31 8.7 5.7-13.2 23 7.0 4.2-11.5

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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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