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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 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 4 1,140 1,096 96.5 95.2-97.4 44 3.5 2.6- 4.8
GENDER
Male 473 448 95.4 93.0-97.0 25 4.6 3.0- 7.0
Female 667 648 97.4 95.9-98.4 19 2.6 1.6- 4.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 757 717 95.2 93.3-96.5 40 4.8 3.5- 6.7
Non-Hispanic Black 221 219 99.2 96.9-99.8 *** *** ***
Other 142 140 98.4 92.8-99.6 *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 382 370 97.3 95.2-98.5 12 2.7 1.5- 4.8
44-64 461 438 95.0 92.3-96.7 23 5.0 3.3- 7.7
65+ 281 272 97.0 94.1-98.5 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 404 391 96.4 93.8-98.0 13 3.6 2.0- 6.2
Some College + 729 699 96.6 95.0-97.7 30 3.4 2.3- 5.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 495 480 97.2 95.2-98.4 15 2.8 1.6- 4.8
$50,000+ 413 391 95.2 92.6-96.9 22 4.8 3.1- 7.4

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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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