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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, how many days per week or per month did you have at least one drink of any
alcoholic beverage such as beer, wine, a malt beverage or liquor?

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  Total
Respond.^
No drinks 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,178 3,264 50.9 49.3-52.4 711 12.4 11.4-13.5 795 13.7 12.7-14.8 1,028 17.6 16.4-18.8 380 5.4 4.8- 6.2
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Regions 1 & 2 1,008 594 56.9 52.7-61.0 83 8.7 6.6-11.3 109 11.9 9.4-14.9 146 16.2 13.3-19.5 76 6.4 4.6- 8.7
Region 3 550 300 54.6 49.6-59.4 66 13.6 10.2-17.7 68 12.5 9.6-16.3 88 15.0 12.0-18.6 28 4.3 2.8- 6.5
Region 4 1,032 496 48.8 45.3-52.2 140 13.5 11.3-16.0 147 13.7 11.6-16.1 194 19.2 16.7-22.0 55 4.9 3.6- 6.6
Region 5 672 320 50.2 45.8-54.6 72 10.4 8.1-13.3 93 13.9 11.1-17.1 140 18.8 15.8-22.2 47 6.7 4.7- 9.6
Region 6 525 311 58.1 53.2-62.9 67 14.8 11.4-18.9 58 10.8 8.2-14.2 70 12.5 9.7-15.9 19 3.8 2.2- 6.4
Region 7 771 337 42.7 38.7-46.8 101 13.4 10.9-16.5 139 17.5 14.7-20.8 141 20.3 17.0-24.0 53 6.1 4.5- 8.1
Region 8 560 307 52.2 47.5-56.9 71 13.0 10.2-16.4 62 13.5 10.4-17.3 87 16.5 13.2-20.4 33 4.8 3.2- 7.2
Region 9 465 268 56.6 50.7-62.4 45 8.6 6.2-12.0 48 10.9 7.7-15.2 71 17.5 13.1-22.9 33 6.4 4.2- 9.6
Region 10 598 332 53.7 48.9-58.3 67 13.2 10.0-17.2 71 12.9 10.0-16.4 92 15.0 12.0-18.6 36 5.3 3.6- 7.7
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,204 1,244 54.7 52.1-57.3 262 13.0 11.3-14.9 250 12.5 10.8-14.4 324 15.1 13.2-17.1 124 4.7 3.8- 5.9
Piedmont 2,802 1,327 47.6 45.5-49.7 348 12.7 11.4-14.2 419 14.8 13.3-16.3 538 19.3 17.6-21.0 170 5.7 4.8- 6.8
Western NC 1,175 694 57.4 53.6-61.2 102 9.9 7.7-12.6 126 11.5 9.2-14.3 167 15.4 12.9-18.2 86 5.8 4.3- 7.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 897 523 55.3 50.9-59.7 74 8.8 6.6-11.6 99 12.8 10.0-16.3 133 17.1 13.9-20.7 68 6.0 4.5- 8.1
Northwest 874 492 57.2 53.3-61.0 98 12.1 9.7-15.0 102 11.3 9.1-14.0 131 14.3 11.9-17.2 51 5.1 3.6- 7.0
Charlotte 832 383 46.0 42.3-49.8 117 14.0 11.6-16.9 125 14.5 12.1-17.3 165 20.5 17.6-23.7 42 4.9 3.5- 6.9
Greensboro 519 255 51.8 46.9-56.7 58 11.2 8.4-14.7 68 12.9 10.1-16.5 99 17.0 13.8-20.7 39 7.1 5.0-10.1
Southern Regional 584 365 61.8 57.2-66.2 77 14.5 11.4-18.2 53 9.0 6.7-11.9 70 11.8 9.1-15.1 19 3.0 1.7- 5.2
Southeast 335 166 46.6 40.7-52.7 41 12.6 9.1-17.0 45 16.6 12.2-22.2 60 19.1 14.6-24.5 23 5.1 3.2- 8.1
Wake 847 365 42.2 38.4-46.1 100 12.3 10.0-15.0 156 18.5 15.7-21.8 174 21.4 18.3-24.8 52 5.6 4.0- 7.8
Area L & Eastern 1,293 716 53.1 49.5-56.8 147 12.7 10.4-15.5 147 11.9 9.8-14.3 197 16.1 13.5-19.1 86 6.2 4.6- 8.2

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 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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