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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 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 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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*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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