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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 Demographics

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Binge Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,294 5,542 86.2 85.1-87.2 752 13.8 12.8-14.9
Region 8 628 546 84.2 80.3-87.4 82 15.8 12.6-19.7
GENDER
Male 261 215 80.6 74.2-85.7 46 19.4 14.3-25.8
Female 367 331 87.7 82.8-91.4 36 12.3 8.6-17.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 416 354 81.5 76.4-85.7 62 18.5 14.3-23.6
Non-Hispanic Black 119 111 89.5 79.0-95.1 *** *** ***
Other 84 73 88.2 77.3-94.3 11 11.8 5.7-22.7
AGE
18-44 204 161 76.9 69.8-82.8 43 23.1 17.2-30.2
44-64 230 197 86.2 80.4-90.5 33 13.8 9.5-19.6
65+ 185 179 96.8 92.6-98.6 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 261 230 85.6 79.6-90.1 31 14.4 9.9-20.4
Some College + 365 314 82.7 77.3-87.1 51 17.3 12.9-22.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 301 260 83.0 77.0-87.6 41 17.0 12.4-23.0
$50,000+ 203 174 84.6 77.7-89.7 29 15.4 10.3-22.3

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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
Yes = Respondents who report they did drink in the past 30 days and who did have five or more drinks (for males) or four or more drinks (for females) on one or more occasions in the past month.
No = Respondents who report they did not drink in the past 30 days or did NOT have five or more drinks (for males) or four or more drinks (for females) on one or more occasions in the past month.

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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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