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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 Demographics

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Binge Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,294 5,542 86.2 85.1-87.2 752 13.8 12.8-14.9
Region 5 768 660 84.4 81.2-87.2 108 15.6 12.8-18.8
GENDER
Male 326 255 77.3 71.7-82.0 71 22.7 18.0-28.3
Female 442 405 90.8 87.0-93.5 37 9.2 6.5-13.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 469 411 86.7 82.9-89.8 58 13.3 10.2-17.1
Non-Hispanic Black 174 147 80.4 71.9-86.9 27 19.6 13.1-28.1
Other 111 90 82.0 72.8-88.6 21 18.0 11.4-27.2
AGE
18-44 293 231 78.6 72.8-83.4 62 21.4 16.6-27.2
44-64 263 228 86.0 80.7-90.0 35 14.0 10.0-19.3
65+ 199 190 96.4 92.8-98.2 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 265 222 84.5 79.1-88.7 43 15.5 11.3-20.9
Some College + 498 433 84.3 80.0-87.8 65 15.7 12.2-20.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 327 275 83.5 78.5-87.6 52 16.5 12.4-21.5
$50,000+ 289 244 81.4 75.5-86.2 45 18.6 13.8-24.5

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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
Yes = Respondents who report they did drink in the past 30 days and who did have five or more drinks (for males) or four or more drinks (for females) on one or more occasions in the past month.
No = Respondents who report they did not drink in the past 30 days or did NOT have five or more drinks (for males) or four or more drinks (for females) on one or more occasions in the past month.

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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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