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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 8 629 591 93.1 90.0-95.3 38 6.9 4.7-10.0
GENDER
Male 261 237 91.0 86.0-94.3 24 9.0 5.7-14.0
Female 368 354 95.1 90.7-97.5 14 4.9 2.5- 9.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 418 390 92.8 89.1-95.3 28 7.2 4.7-10.9
Non-Hispanic Black 118 112 92.1 81.8-96.8 *** *** ***
Other 84 80 94.6 81.7-98.6 *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 204 188 90.1 83.9-94.1 16 9.9 5.9-16.1
44-64 231 213 94.3 90.8-96.5 18 5.7 3.5- 9.2
65+ 185 181 97.8 93.9-99.2 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 261 245 93.7 88.8-96.5 16 6.3 3.5-11.2
Some College + 366 344 92.5 88.0-95.4 22 7.5 4.6-12.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 299 281 92.1 87.1-95.3 18 7.9 4.7-12.9
$50,000+ 203 189 93.7 88.5-96.7 14 6.3 3.3-11.5

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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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