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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 Demographics

Alcohol Consumption

Heavy Drinking*
(CDC calculated variable)

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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 6 478 452 93.7 90.5-95.9 26 6.3 4.1- 9.5
GENDER
Male 206 188 89.7 83.5-93.8 18 10.3 6.2-16.5
Female 272 264 97.3 94.5-98.7 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 268 253 93.1 88.1-96.0 15 6.9 4.0-11.9
Non-Hispanic Black 138 131 94.5 87.6-97.6 *** *** ***
Other 65 62 95.7 87.4-98.6 *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 173 158 91.4 85.5-95.0 15 8.6 5.0-14.5
44-64 184 178 97.2 93.8-98.8 *** *** ***
65+ 116 111 93.4 84.0-97.4 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 191 183 95.8 91.0-98.1 *** *** ***
Some College + 286 268 92.0 87.0-95.1 18 8.0 4.9-13.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 218 206 94.3 89.7-96.9 12 5.7 3.1-10.3
$50,000+ 162 151 92.0 85.4-95.8 11 8.0 4.2-14.6

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*Heavy drinkers--MALES having more than two drinks per day and FEMALES having more than one drink per day.

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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