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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 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 4 1,146 997 86.0 83.5-88.1 149 14.0 11.9-16.5
GENDER
Male 476 393 82.2 77.9-85.8 83 17.8 14.2-22.1
Female 670 604 89.4 86.4-91.8 66 10.6 8.2-13.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 764 656 85.0 81.8-87.7 108 15.0 12.3-18.2
Non-Hispanic Black 220 195 87.2 81.0-91.6 25 12.8 8.4-19.0
Other 143 129 88.7 80.9-93.6 14 11.3 6.4-19.1
AGE
18-44 384 301 80.9 76.5-84.7 83 19.1 15.3-23.5
44-64 459 406 87.2 83.2-90.4 53 12.8 9.6-16.8
65+ 287 274 96.1 93.0-97.9 13 3.9 2.1- 7.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 404 374 91.3 87.4-94.0 30 8.7 6.0-12.6
Some College + 734 617 82.4 79.0-85.4 117 17.6 14.6-21.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 495 442 88.4 84.8-91.3 53 11.6 8.7-15.2
$50,000+ 416 348 83.0 78.7-86.6 68 17.0 13.4-21.3

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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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