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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 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 3 583 328 57.7 52.7-62.6 63 10.1 7.7-13.2 88 16.3 12.7-20.7 81 12.8 10.0-16.2 23 3.1 1.9- 5.0
GENDER
Male 258 119 48.6 41.0-56.2 26 9.9 6.5-14.8 48 19.8 14.5-26.4 49 17.0 12.5-22.6 16 4.8 2.6- 8.4
Female 325 209 65.9 58.9-72.2 37 10.2 7.1-14.6 40 13.2 8.6-19.7 32 9.1 5.9-13.7 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 460 257 56.4 50.8-61.9 48 10.4 7.6-14.0 70 16.9 12.7-22.1 65 13.4 10.1-17.5 20 3.0 1.8- 4.8
Non-Hispanic Black 69 *** *** *** 11 12.1 6.1-22.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 175 87 53.1 43.9-62.2 19 9.4 5.7-15.0 38 22.1 15.2-31.1 29 13.6 9.2-19.8 *** *** ***
44-64 224 117 55.0 47.5-62.3 27 12.2 8.1-17.8 29 12.6 8.4-18.4 39 16.5 11.5-23.2 12 3.7 2.0- 6.6
65+ 179 122 71.3 63.4-78.1 15 7.5 4.2-12.9 21 11.3 6.9-17.9 12 5.1 2.7- 9.4 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 235 165 70.0 62.8-76.4 17 7.3 4.3-12.1 27 12.3 8.1-18.3 19 7.4 4.5-12.0 *** *** ***
Some College + 346 162 47.3 40.6-54.2 46 12.5 9.1-17.0 61 19.7 14.4-26.4 62 17.4 13.1-22.8 15 3.0 1.7- 5.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 293 173 58.9 51.8-65.6 33 10.3 6.9-15.0 47 16.4 11.9-22.1 30 11.6 7.7-17.0 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 188 85 50.4 41.8-59.0 21 10.7 6.8-16.5 30 15.9 10.6-23.2 41 18.8 13.5-25.6 11 4.2 2.2- 7.7

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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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