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

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Heavy Drinking*

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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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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
Yes = Respondents reported having MORE than 2 drinks/day for MALES and MORE than 1 drink/day for FEMALES.
No = Respondents reported having LESS than or equal to 2 drinks/day for MALES and LESS than or equal to 1 drink/day for FEMALES.

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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