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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 7 Demographics

Alcohol Consumption

Binge Drinking*
(CDC calculated variable)

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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 7 851 748 87.1 84.2-89.5 103 12.9 10.5-15.8
GENDER
Male 364 304 84.1 79.5-87.8 60 15.9 12.2-20.5
Female 487 444 89.7 85.9-92.6 43 10.3 7.4-14.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 507 432 83.5 79.3-87.0 75 16.5 13.0-20.7
Non-Hispanic Black 204 192 93.3 87.9-96.4 12 6.7 3.6-12.1
Other 129 113 89.6 82.9-93.9 16 10.4 6.1-17.1
AGE
18-44 357 289 82.3 77.4-86.3 68 17.7 13.7-22.6
44-64 294 266 88.9 83.8-92.6 28 11.1 7.4-16.2
65+ 191 184 95.8 91.3-98.0 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 289 260 90.0 85.2-93.4 29 10.0 6.6-14.8
Some College + 560 486 85.3 81.5-88.5 74 14.7 11.5-18.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 344 309 88.4 83.2-92.1 35 11.6 7.9-16.8
$50,000+ 338 286 84.1 79.5-87.9 52 15.9 12.1-20.5

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*Binge drinkers--MALES having five or more drinks on one occasion and FEMALES having four or more drinks on one occasion.

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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