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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 Demographics

Alcohol Consumption

Binge Drinking*
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,294 5,542 86.2 85.1-87.2 752 13.8 12.8-14.9
Region 3 578 506 86.6 82.8-89.7 72 13.4 10.3-17.2
GENDER
Male 253 210 80.8 74.0-86.2 43 19.2 13.8-26.0
Female 325 296 91.6 87.4-94.5 29 8.4 5.5-12.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 457 403 87.0 82.6-90.4 54 13.0 9.6-17.4
Non-Hispanic Black 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 173 142 83.0 75.7-88.5 31 17.0 11.5-24.3
44-64 222 187 83.8 77.2-88.8 35 16.2 11.2-22.8
65+ 178 172 97.5 94.3-98.9 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 231 202 86.7 80.5-91.2 29 13.3 8.8-19.5
Some College + 345 303 86.7 81.5-90.6 42 13.3 9.4-18.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 290 247 82.9 76.8-87.7 43 17.1 12.3-23.2
$50,000+ 188 165 87.0 79.8-92.0 23 13.0 8.0-20.2

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*Binge drinkers--MALES having five or more drinks on one occasion and FEMALES having four or more drinks on one occasion.

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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