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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 9 & 10 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 9 & 10 882 843 95.3 92.7-96.9 39 4.7 3.1- 7.3
GENDER
Male 369 345 93.0 88.1-96.0 24 7.0 4.0-11.9
Female 513 498 97.3 95.1-98.6 15 2.7 1.4- 4.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 580 552 95.3 92.5-97.1 28 4.7 2.9- 7.5
Non-Hispanic Black 232 224 94.7 86.2-98.1 *** *** ***
Other 59 56 96.1 86.7-98.9 *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 225 211 93.9 88.2-96.9 14 6.1 3.1-11.8
44-64 364 347 95.4 92.2-97.4 17 4.6 2.6- 7.8
65+ 286 279 97.7 94.8-99.0 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 374 355 93.4 88.2-96.4 19 6.6 3.6-11.8
Some College + 506 486 96.9 94.8-98.2 20 3.1 1.8- 5.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 419 398 94.9 90.6-97.3 21 5.1 2.7- 9.4
$50,000+ 286 272 94.6 90.2-97.1 14 5.4 2.9- 9.8

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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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