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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 7 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 7 861 442 51.8 48.0-55.6 123 14.7 12.2-17.7 126 14.1 11.7-16.8 130 14.8 12.4-17.6 40 4.6 3.2- 6.5
GENDER
Male 371 162 46.2 40.6-51.9 55 16.2 12.3-21.0 56 13.3 10.1-17.5 72 17.3 13.6-21.7 26 7.0 4.5-10.6
Female 490 280 56.9 51.9-61.9 68 13.4 10.4-17.1 70 14.7 11.5-18.7 58 12.5 9.4-16.4 14 2.5 1.4- 4.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 512 220 44.2 39.3-49.1 74 14.2 11.2-17.9 85 16.3 13.1-20.1 100 19.3 15.8-23.4 33 6.0 4.1- 8.8
Non-Hispanic Black 205 138 64.7 56.6-72.0 28 16.3 10.9-23.7 23 10.5 6.7-16.1 12 6.3 3.4-11.5 *** *** ***
Other 133 77 60.2 50.8-68.8 21 15.6 10.1-23.4 15 9.3 5.4-15.5 17 11.4 6.9-18.2 *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 360 160 47.3 41.5-53.2 64 18.0 13.9-23.0 67 16.3 12.6-20.8 64 17.0 13.1-21.7 *** *** ***
44-64 300 161 52.6 46.4-58.8 33 10.5 7.3-15.0 43 15.3 11.3-20.3 43 13.9 10.2-18.7 20 7.6 4.7-12.2
65+ 191 115 62.2 54.3-69.6 25 14.0 9.3-20.8 15 6.1 3.5-10.5 23 11.5 7.5-17.2 13 6.2 3.4-10.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 292 195 65.2 58.6-71.2 31 11.5 7.9-16.5 29 9.2 6.2-13.5 25 9.0 5.9-13.6 12 5.0 2.6- 9.4
Some College + 567 247 44.4 39.8-49.0 92 16.6 13.4-20.4 96 16.8 13.6-20.5 105 18.1 14.9-21.9 27 4.1 2.7- 6.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 347 212 61.4 55.2-67.2 52 14.7 10.9-19.5 36 9.0 6.1-13.1 30 9.2 6.2-13.5 17 5.7 3.3- 9.7
$50,000+ 345 123 36.4 30.9-42.2 52 15.0 11.4-19.5 75 22.0 17.6-27.1 78 22.2 17.8-27.4 17 4.4 2.6- 7.2

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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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