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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 Demographics

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Heavy Drinking*

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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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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
Yes = Respondents reported having MORE than 2 drinks/day for MALES and MORE than 1 drink/day for FEMALES.
No = Respondents reported having LESS than or equal to 2 drinks/day for MALES and LESS than or equal to 1 drink/day for FEMALES.

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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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