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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 1 & 2 Demographics

Alcohol Consumption

Heavy Drinking*
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,287 6,001 95.3 94.7-95.9 286 4.7 4.1- 5.3
Region 1 & 2 961 920 95.8 93.9-97.1 41 4.2 2.9- 6.1
GENDER
Male 417 391 94.1 90.5-96.4 26 5.9 3.6- 9.5
Female 544 529 97.3 95.1-98.5 15 2.7 1.5- 4.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 818 784 95.6 93.4-97.1 34 4.4 2.9- 6.6
Non-Hispanic Black 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 91 86 97.6 93.9-99.1 *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 244 230 94.4 89.7-97.1 14 5.6 2.9-10.3
44-64 346 330 96.1 93.2-97.7 16 3.9 2.3- 6.8
65+ 360 349 97.2 94.7-98.5 11 2.8 1.5- 5.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 368 354 96.8 94.2-98.3 14 3.2 1.7- 5.8
Some College + 590 563 94.9 91.9-96.9 27 5.1 3.1- 8.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 488 469 96.2 93.4-97.9 19 3.8 2.1- 6.6
$50,000+ 292 277 94.7 90.0-97.3 15 5.3 2.7-10.0

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*Heavy drinkers--MALES having more than two drinks per day and FEMALES having more than one drink per day.

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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