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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 Demographics

Alcohol Consumption

One drink is equivalent to a 12 ounce beer, a 5 ounce glass of wine, or a drink with one shot of liquor.
During the past 30 days, on the days when you drank, about how many drinks did you drink on the average?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Only one Two Three Four Five or more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,809 1,223 39.1 37.0-41.2 894 32.5 30.5-34.7 336 13.5 12.0-15.1 125 5.0 4.1- 6.2 231 9.8 8.5-11.3
Region 4 562 256 41.8 37.3-46.5 178 31.4 27.3-35.9 59 12.4 9.4-16.1 27 5.3 3.5- 8.0 42 9.1 6.6-12.5
GENDER
Male 274 94 32.2 26.3-38.7 94 32.6 26.8-39.0 34 13.8 9.6-19.5 19 7.5 4.6-12.1 33 13.9 9.7-19.5
Female 288 162 53.4 46.9-59.9 84 30.0 24.4-36.3 25 10.6 6.9-15.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 398 180 42.1 36.8-47.7 132 33.4 28.3-38.8 38 10.8 7.6-15.1 18 4.8 2.8- 8.1 30 9.0 6.1-13.0
Non-Hispanic Black 100 *** *** *** 29 25.6 17.6-35.5 12 17.0 9.5-28.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 223 82 36.5 29.9-43.6 72 31.0 24.9-37.8 26 12.7 8.5-18.6 17 7.3 4.3-12.1 26 12.5 8.4-18.3
44-64 236 100 40.0 33.2-47.1 86 35.2 28.7-42.3 28 14.7 9.9-21.4 *** *** *** 13 6.4 3.5-11.2
65+ 97 *** *** *** 19 22.9 14.7-33.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 127 46 30.9 22.8-40.4 41 32.6 24.2-42.4 19 15.6 9.8-23.9 *** *** *** 13 13.1 7.5-21.9
Some College + 432 210 46.0 40.7-51.3 136 30.9 26.2-35.9 39 11.2 7.9-15.6 19 4.4 2.8- 7.0 28 7.5 5.0-11.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 189 82 38.3 30.8-46.3 58 32.5 25.2-40.7 20 12.7 7.8-20.0 13 6.3 3.6-10.9 16 10.1 6.0-16.6
$50,000+ 274 122 43.9 37.4-50.6 98 35.3 29.3-41.8 25 9.9 6.6-14.8 11 4.1 2.2- 7.4 18 6.8 4.2-10.8

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported drinking at least one drink in the last month.

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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