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

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
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
GENDER
Male 426 211 53.8 47.7-59.8 33 7.0 4.7-10.3 64 14.0 10.4-18.5 76 16.1 12.2-21.0 42 9.1 6.3-13.2
Female 550 357 67.5 62.1-72.5 54 10.1 7.0-14.4 64 11.4 8.4-15.3 54 8.4 6.0-11.8 21 2.6 1.5- 4.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 826 468 60.9 56.5-65.1 73 7.8 5.9-10.4 117 13.3 10.7-16.5 117 12.6 10.0-15.8 51 5.4 3.8- 7.6
Non-Hispanic Black 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 96 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 248 122 54.0 46.3-61.6 23 8.2 4.8-13.7 54 18.8 13.8-25.1 39 14.9 10.4-21.0 *** *** ***
44-64 353 204 61.1 54.5-67.3 38 11.3 7.7-16.3 38 9.0 6.2-12.8 47 11.6 8.2-16.2 26 7.1 4.3-11.3
65+ 364 234 70.7 64.7-75.9 26 6.0 3.7- 9.6 34 8.1 5.5-12.0 43 8.8 5.9-12.8 27 6.5 4.2- 9.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 377 272 74.4 68.4-79.6 24 7.0 4.1-11.7 34 7.6 5.0-11.2 32 7.3 4.7-11.0 15 3.8 2.0- 7.0
Some College + 596 294 50.1 44.8-55.3 63 9.9 7.3-13.4 93 16.7 13.1-21.1 98 16.0 12.5-20.3 48 7.2 5.0-10.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 495 327 70.0 64.6-74.9 39 7.8 5.1-11.8 53 9.2 6.7-12.5 53 9.2 6.5-12.8 23 3.8 2.2- 6.4
$50,000+ 295 120 40.0 33.1-47.3 34 11.8 7.8-17.4 52 18.5 13.4-25.0 62 22.2 16.5-29.2 27 7.5 4.6-12.2

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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.

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