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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 Demographics

Alcohol Consumption

Considering all types of alcoholic beverages, how many times during the past 30 days did you have
[5 or more drinks for men or 4 or more drinks for women] on an occasion?*

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  Total
Respond.^
None Once Twice 3-7 times 8-30 times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,816 2,064 69.7 67.5-71.7 282 11.3 9.9-12.8 159 6.2 5.3- 7.4 215 9.0 7.7-10.4 96 3.8 3.0- 4.8
Region 5 374 266 68.6 63.0-73.7 44 13.1 9.5-17.8 18 4.4 2.7- 7.2 33 10.3 7.2-14.5 13 3.6 2.1- 6.3
GENDER
Male 200 129 60.3 52.5-67.7 27 16.5 11.0-23.8 13 6.4 3.6-11.2 23 12.2 8.0-18.1 *** *** ***
Female 174 137 78.4 70.5-84.6 17 9.1 5.3-15.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 246 188 74.9 68.5-80.5 22 9.4 6.0-14.3 12 4.2 2.3- 7.4 17 8.8 5.4-13.8 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 70 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 167 105 61.4 52.7-69.4 28 18.0 12.1-25.9 *** *** *** 18 11.7 7.3-18.5 *** *** ***
44-64 145 110 74.7 66.3-81.6 13 9.0 5.1-15.4 *** *** *** 11 9.3 5.1-16.5 *** *** ***
65+ 60 51 87.3 76.0-93.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 91 *** *** *** 12 10.9 5.9-19.3 *** *** *** 20 21.4 13.5-32.3 *** *** ***
Some College + 283 218 73.5 67.0-79.1 32 13.9 9.5-19.9 14 4.7 2.7- 8.2 13 5.9 3.3-10.1 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 129 77 58.8 49.1-67.9 16 12.1 7.1-19.8 *** *** *** 20 16.4 10.4-24.8 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 202 157 72.9 65.1-79.6 21 13.7 8.7-20.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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