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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 8 635 364 55.7 51.1-60.2 72 11.4 8.8-14.6 69 11.9 9.2-15.3 97 15.9 12.7-19.8 33 5.1 3.4- 7.5
GENDER
Male 264 135 52.0 45.0-58.9 23 8.6 5.5-13.3 31 12.7 8.6-18.3 51 18.6 13.6-24.8 24 8.1 5.1-12.7
Female 371 229 59.3 53.3-65.1 49 14.1 10.3-19.0 38 11.2 7.9-15.6 46 13.3 9.5-18.4 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 421 207 47.1 41.6-52.7 57 14.1 10.6-18.5 50 13.1 9.6-17.4 78 19.0 14.9-24.0 29 6.7 4.4-10.0
Non-Hispanic Black 119 *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 13.1 6.8-23.7 11 12.6 6.3-23.7 *** *** ***
Other 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 205 98 45.7 38.4-53.3 24 12.1 8.0-17.9 35 17.7 12.6-24.2 39 20.1 14.4-27.3 *** *** ***
44-64 235 128 57.2 49.9-64.2 35 14.5 10.1-20.6 20 7.6 4.8-12.0 36 13.9 9.8-19.5 16 6.7 3.8-11.4
65+ 186 129 74.0 66.8-80.2 13 5.6 3.1- 9.8 14 5.8 3.2-10.2 22 10.3 6.5-15.8 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 266 187 65.2 57.9-71.8 19 8.1 4.9-13.1 17 8.3 5.0-13.6 27 12.5 8.1-18.9 16 5.9 3.3-10.2
Some College + 367 175 46.8 40.9-52.9 53 14.4 10.7-19.1 52 15.3 11.4-20.2 70 19.1 14.8-24.4 17 4.4 2.5- 7.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 303 197 62.0 55.3-68.2 28 8.9 5.9-13.3 29 10.9 7.3-16.1 34 12.3 8.4-17.7 15 5.9 3.3-10.4
$50,000+ 203 75 37.8 30.2-46.1 31 15.7 10.5-22.8 31 15.1 10.2-21.8 51 25.6 19.0-33.5 15 5.7 3.3- 9.6

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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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