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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 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 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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*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.

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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