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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 Demographics

Alcohol Consumption

Considering all types of alcoholic beverages, how many times during the past 30 days did you have
[5 or more drinks for men or 4 or more drinks for women] on an occasion?*

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  Total
Respond.^
None Once Twice 3-7 times 8-30 times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,816 2,064 69.7 67.5-71.7 282 11.3 9.9-12.8 159 6.2 5.3- 7.4 215 9.0 7.7-10.4 96 3.8 3.0- 4.8
Region 8 264 182 63.8 56.5-70.5 24 9.1 5.8-14.0 20 8.8 5.4-14.1 22 10.2 6.5-15.8 16 8.1 4.7-13.5
GENDER
Male 126 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 11.4 6.2-20.0 14 14.4 8.3-23.8 *** *** ***
Female 138 102 69.1 59.1-77.7 15 13.5 7.8-22.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 209 147 64.8 56.7-72.2 16 8.4 4.9-14.1 16 8.5 4.9-14.4 17 8.8 5.2-14.3 13 9.4 5.3-16.1
Non-Hispanic Black 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 19 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 106 *** *** *** 12 11.5 6.4-19.7 11 10.1 5.3-18.6 11 11.2 6.0-19.9 *** *** ***
44-64 102 69 67.2 56.1-76.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65+ 56 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 74 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 15.4 8.4-26.6
Some College + 190 139 67.5 58.9-75.1 20 12.4 7.6-19.4 13 7.9 4.2-14.2 14 8.3 4.7-14.2 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 104 *** *** *** 11 8.3 4.4-15.2 11 11.8 6.1-21.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 128 99 75.3 65.3-83.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported drinking at least one drink in the last month.

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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