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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 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 5 372 170 42.4 36.9-48.2 114 32.2 27.0-37.9 37 11.7 8.4-16.1 18 4.5 2.6- 7.6 33 9.2 6.4-13.1
GENDER
Male 199 66 30.2 23.7-37.6 65 34.5 27.4-42.4 28 15.7 10.8-22.3 14 5.6 3.1- 9.7 26 14.0 9.4-20.3
Female 173 104 56.9 48.0-65.3 49 29.5 22.2-38.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 246 128 48.9 42.0-55.9 73 30.8 24.8-37.6 20 10.3 6.6-15.7 *** *** *** 15 6.7 3.9-11.2
Non-Hispanic Black 71 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 164 64 37.7 29.7-46.5 54 32.6 25.0-41.3 19 12.8 8.0-19.9 *** *** *** 19 11.8 7.4-18.4
44-64 145 66 44.0 35.5-53.0 45 33.7 25.7-42.8 15 11.7 6.9-19.1 *** *** *** 11 6.6 3.5-12.2
65+ 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 91 *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 14.4 8.4-23.6 *** *** *** 20 21.1 13.5-31.5
Some College + 281 143 47.7 41.1-54.3 91 34.0 27.9-40.6 23 10.6 6.9-16.0 11 3.3 1.7- 6.2 13 4.5 2.4- 8.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 129 45 30.6 22.6-40.0 39 34.4 25.4-44.6 16 13.8 8.3-22.1 *** *** *** 21 16.1 10.1-24.6
$50,000+ 200 97 44.1 36.7-51.9 70 36.9 29.6-44.7 17 10.7 6.5-17.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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