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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 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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*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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