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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 7 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 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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*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.

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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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