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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 9 & 10 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 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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*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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