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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 Demographics

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, how many days per week or per month did you have at least one drink of any
alcoholic beverage such as beer, wine, a malt beverage or liquor?

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  Total
Respond.^
No drinks 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,368 3,478 53.8 52.3-55.3 806 13.4 12.4-14.5 850 13.7 12.7-14.8 904 14.5 13.5-15.6 330 4.6 4.0- 5.2
Region 5 782 394 49.6 45.6-53.7 110 15.1 12.3-18.4 112 13.7 11.3-16.6 132 17.3 14.5-20.5 34 4.2 2.9- 6.1
GENDER
Male 335 126 41.8 35.7-48.1 45 11.9 8.7-16.1 62 17.4 13.4-22.3 79 22.2 17.6-27.5 23 6.7 4.3-10.4
Female 447 268 56.6 51.1-62.0 65 17.9 13.7-23.1 50 10.5 7.8-14.0 53 12.9 9.7-17.1 11 2.1 1.1- 3.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 475 223 46.4 41.3-51.6 63 15.0 11.5-19.4 68 13.7 10.7-17.4 95 20.3 16.5-24.6 26 4.6 3.0- 6.9
Non-Hispanic Black 179 104 53.9 45.3-62.4 25 15.8 10.1-23.7 23 12.8 8.1-19.6 22 13.5 8.4-20.9 *** *** ***
Other 114 *** *** *** 20 14.6 8.9-22.9 20 16.3 10.2-25.1 13 11.1 6.0-19.6 *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 298 126 43.9 37.5-50.6 57 19.6 14.7-25.5 56 16.4 12.5-21.4 56 19.2 14.7-24.8 *** *** ***
44-64 270 118 43.2 36.7-50.0 44 15.9 11.6-21.3 38 13.7 9.8-18.8 48 18.0 13.5-23.6 22 9.2 5.8-14.2
65+ 201 139 71.1 63.7-77.6 *** *** *** 17 7.8 4.6-13.0 28 12.9 8.8-18.7 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 274 174 62.7 55.8-69.2 35 12.7 8.7-18.3 24 8.7 5.7-13.1 31 11.6 8.0-16.6 *** *** ***
Some College + 503 215 40.3 35.6-45.2 75 16.8 13.2-21.2 88 17.3 13.9-21.3 101 21.3 17.4-25.7 24 4.3 2.8- 6.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 336 198 58.5 52.3-64.6 43 12.6 9.0-17.4 44 13.2 9.6-17.9 42 12.2 8.9-16.6 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 291 87 31.2 25.2-37.9 47 16.3 11.9-21.8 53 16.6 12.5-21.7 84 29.9 24.2-36.3 20 6.0 3.8- 9.5

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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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