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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 7 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 7 853 821 96.2 94.3-97.5 32 3.8 2.5- 5.7
GENDER
Male 367 354 96.8 93.9-98.3 13 3.2 1.7- 6.1
Female 486 467 95.6 92.7-97.4 19 4.4 2.6- 7.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 508 482 94.7 91.7-96.7 26 5.3 3.3- 8.3
Non-Hispanic Black 203 200 98.5 95.0-99.6 *** *** ***
Other 131 128 98.0 93.4-99.4 *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 356 344 96.6 93.5-98.3 12 3.4 1.7- 6.5
44-64 296 283 94.9 90.8-97.3 13 5.1 2.7- 9.2
65+ 191 184 97.2 94.1-98.7 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 288 283 98.3 94.2-99.5 *** *** ***
Some College + 563 536 95.0 92.4-96.7 27 5.0 3.3- 7.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 345 333 96.0 91.8-98.1 12 4.0 1.9- 8.2
$50,000+ 341 327 95.9 93.0-97.6 14 4.1 2.4- 7.0

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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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