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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 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 3 578 552 96.1 93.9-97.5 26 3.9 2.5- 6.1
GENDER
Male 253 243 95.7 91.3-97.9 *** *** ***
Female 325 309 96.4 93.9-97.9 16 3.6 2.1- 6.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 457 437 96.5 94.3-97.9 20 3.5 2.1- 5.7
Non-Hispanic Black 68 65 94.4 80.7-98.6 *** *** ***
Other 51 48 94.2 82.3-98.3 *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 174 168 96.3 91.3-98.4 *** *** ***
44-64 221 206 95.1 91.8-97.1 15 4.9 2.9- 8.2
65+ 178 173 97.1 92.3-98.9 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 232 222 96.4 92.6-98.3 *** *** ***
Some College + 344 329 96.0 92.9-97.8 15 4.0 2.2- 7.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 290 276 95.5 91.8-97.6 14 4.5 2.4- 8.2
$50,000+ 188 179 95.5 90.8-97.8 *** *** ***

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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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