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

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
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
GENDER
Male 211 146 63.4 54.7-71.4 16 9.8 5.6-16.5 14 7.7 4.0-14.0 21 11.9 7.2-18.9 14 7.2 3.7-13.6
Female 190 163 80.0 69.7-87.4 15 12.9 6.6-23.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 353 280 73.5 66.8-79.2 25 9.4 6.0-14.4 14 5.4 2.9- 9.8 21 7.7 4.6-12.5 13 4.1 2.0- 8.0
Non-Hispanic Black 13 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 125 *** *** *** 16 17.5 10.1-28.4 *** *** *** 18 15.0 8.9-24.1 *** *** ***
44-64 145 111 79.1 70.5-85.8 12 7.6 3.9-14.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65+ 128 116 87.2 76.9-93.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 101 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some College + 299 239 73.9 66.5-80.1 22 9.0 5.6-14.2 *** *** *** 19 8.7 5.1-14.4 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 161 *** *** *** 13 14.9 7.8-26.5 *** *** *** 11 7.6 3.8-14.4 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 175 140 76.0 66.4-83.5 15 10.4 5.7-18.2 *** *** *** 13 9.2 4.7-17.0 *** *** ***

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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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