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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

Alcohol Consumption

One drink is equivalent to a 12 ounce beer, a 5 ounce glass of wine, or a drink with one shot of liquor.
During the past 30 days, on the days when you drank, about how many drinks did you drink on the average?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Only one Two Three Four Five or more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,833 1,183 38.6 36.5-40.7 884 31.5 29.4-33.6 381 14.0 12.5-15.7 143 5.7 4.6- 6.9 242 10.3 8.9-11.8
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Regions 1 & 2 407 183 43.2 37.0-49.6 122 30.6 25.1-36.9 58 14.9 10.9-20.1 21 3.8 2.3- 6.1 23 7.5 4.6-11.9
Region 3 241 100 36.1 29.5-43.3 81 34.4 27.4-42.1 23 10.0 6.3-15.5 *** *** *** 27 13.1 8.8-19.1
Region 4 524 226 41.0 36.5-45.6 153 30.6 26.4-35.2 68 12.8 10.0-16.3 28 6.2 4.1- 9.2 49 9.4 7.0-12.6
Region 5 340 141 36.5 31.0-42.3 107 30.4 25.2-36.1 52 18.7 14.1-24.4 16 4.7 2.8- 7.9 24 9.7 6.0-15.3
Region 6 206 87 39.2 31.9-47.1 64 32.0 25.0-39.8 31 16.0 11.0-22.7 *** *** *** 17 8.8 5.4-14.2
Region 7 420 173 37.9 32.8-43.3 150 35.3 30.2-40.8 46 12.4 8.8-17.0 17 4.1 2.4- 7.0 34 10.2 7.0-14.7
Region 8 247 100 36.6 30.3-43.4 72 29.1 23.1-36.0 31 11.7 8.0-16.8 13 7.9 4.5-13.7 31 14.6 10.1-20.6
Region 9 193 84 39.2 30.9-48.3 56 28.6 21.0-37.7 27 16.2 10.8-23.6 12 8.5 4.0-17.0 14 7.4 4.0-13.4
Region 10 256 89 34.3 27.5-41.8 80 26.9 21.3-33.3 45 17.9 13.0-24.1 19 9.6 5.8-15.7 23 11.3 7.3-16.9
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 930 355 35.1 31.5-39.0 289 31.0 27.4-34.9 140 14.3 11.8-17.2 53 6.9 5.0- 9.5 93 12.7 10.1-15.9
Piedmont 1,431 612 39.3 36.5-42.2 457 31.8 29.2-34.6 178 14.1 12.0-16.5 66 5.2 4.0- 6.8 118 9.5 7.8-11.6
Western NC 473 216 42.2 36.5-48.1 139 30.6 25.3-36.5 63 13.1 9.7-17.5 24 5.2 2.7- 9.7 31 8.9 6.0-13.0
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 368 163 40.0 33.7-46.6 111 32.7 26.5-39.4 54 16.1 11.6-22.0 20 4.2 2.5- 6.9 20 7.0 4.2-11.5
Northwest 368 159 41.0 35.4-46.9 120 32.7 27.3-38.6 35 9.3 6.4-13.3 14 4.9 2.6- 9.2 40 12.1 8.7-16.5
Charlotte 440 189 40.3 35.4-45.4 125 29.9 25.3-34.8 61 13.8 10.6-17.7 25 6.8 4.4-10.3 40 9.3 6.7-12.8
Greensboro 254 115 41.3 34.7-48.2 74 27.3 21.7-33.7 38 18.5 13.3-25.1 *** *** *** 18 9.4 5.6-15.4
Southern Regional 212 86 37.8 30.7-45.4 64 30.3 23.7-37.9 34 17.0 12.0-23.6 *** *** *** 20 11.0 6.9-17.1
Southeast 164 72 41.1 33.0-49.8 49 29.7 22.3-38.4 18 9.3 5.5-15.2 *** *** *** 15 9.3 5.3-15.8
Wake 468 195 37.3 32.5-42.3 167 35.4 30.6-40.5 51 13.1 9.5-17.6 22 5.3 3.4- 8.2 33 9.0 6.0-13.3
Area L & Eastern 560 204 31.4 26.7-36.6 175 30.7 25.8-36.0 90 16.7 13.1-21.1 35 6.6 4.3- 9.8 56 14.6 10.7-19.5

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported drinking at least one drink in the last month.

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 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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