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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 Demographics

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, how many days per week or per month did you have at least one drink of any
alcoholic beverage such as beer, wine, a malt beverage or liquor?

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  Total
Respond.^
No drinks 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,368 3,478 53.8 52.3-55.3 806 13.4 12.4-14.5 850 13.7 12.7-14.8 904 14.5 13.5-15.6 330 4.6 4.0- 5.2
Region 6 486 262 52.6 47.4-57.7 70 14.7 11.4-18.7 60 12.3 9.4-16.0 64 15.0 11.5-19.4 30 5.4 3.7- 7.9
GENDER
Male 212 85 41.5 33.8-49.6 36 15.5 10.9-21.5 27 12.2 8.0-18.2 41 22.0 15.9-29.7 23 8.8 5.7-13.4
Female 274 177 63.0 56.3-69.3 34 13.9 9.6-19.8 33 12.4 8.7-17.5 23 8.4 5.4-12.9 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 272 132 47.0 40.3-53.7 38 14.5 10.3-20.0 36 12.5 8.8-17.4 42 18.0 12.9-24.5 24 8.1 5.2-12.2
Non-Hispanic Black 141 88 61.4 51.5-70.5 20 12.9 8.1-20.1 16 14.0 8.0-23.1 13 10.1 5.6-17.6 *** *** ***
Other 66 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 178 72 42.9 34.9-51.4 35 18.6 13.1-25.8 34 16.7 11.6-23.3 31 19.2 13.3-26.9 *** *** ***
44-64 187 112 60.5 52.5-67.9 25 13.5 9.0-19.7 19 10.3 6.4-16.2 22 12.0 7.6-18.4 *** *** ***
65+ 116 74 63.5 53.4-72.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 11 9.7 5.2-17.5 15 16.0 9.5-25.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 194 130 63.1 54.8-70.6 29 16.6 11.3-23.7 12 6.3 3.3-11.8 17 11.3 6.9-18.0 *** *** ***
Some College + 291 131 43.9 37.5-50.5 41 13.4 9.5-18.4 48 17.2 12.8-22.7 47 18.1 13.2-24.3 24 7.5 4.9-11.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 223 126 55.9 48.1-63.5 37 17.6 12.3-24.5 24 9.1 5.8-14.0 24 12.7 8.2-19.2 12 4.7 2.5- 8.7
$50,000+ 162 66 40.1 32.2-48.7 24 15.6 10.3-22.8 26 16.9 11.3-24.5 31 19.1 13.2-26.9 15 8.2 4.8-13.7

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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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