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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 Demographics

Alcohol Consumption

Heavy Drinking*
(CDC calculated variable)

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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 5 766 726 94.2 92.0-95.9 40 5.8 4.1- 8.0
GENDER
Male 325 306 93.9 90.4-96.2 19 6.1 3.8- 9.6
Female 441 420 94.5 91.3-96.6 21 5.5 3.4- 8.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 469 440 93.8 91.0-95.8 29 6.2 4.2- 9.0
Non-Hispanic Black 175 171 96.2 89.7-98.6 *** *** ***
Other 108 102 93.3 84.9-97.2 *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 290 276 94.6 90.7-96.9 14 5.4 3.1- 9.3
44-64 263 244 92.4 88.0-95.3 19 7.6 4.7-12.0
65+ 200 194 96.7 92.6-98.5 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 265 247 92.3 87.7-95.3 18 7.7 4.7-12.3
Some College + 496 474 95.5 92.9-97.1 22 4.5 2.9- 7.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 327 314 95.7 92.4-97.6 13 4.3 2.4- 7.6
$50,000+ 287 266 92.5 88.2-95.3 21 7.5 4.7-11.8

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*Heavy drinkers--MALES having more than two drinks per day and FEMALES having more than one drink per day.

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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