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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

Alcohol Consumption

Considering all types of alcoholic beverages, how many times during the past 30 days did you have
[5 or more drinks for men or 4 or more drinks for women] on an occasion?*

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  Total
Respond.^
None Once Twice 3-7 times 8-30 times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,851 2,082 69.9 67.7-72.0 263 10.2 8.8-11.7 159 6.4 5.4- 7.6 237 8.9 7.7-10.3 110 4.6 3.7- 5.7
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Regions 1 & 2 408 315 72.5 65.9-78.2 27 6.7 3.8-11.6 21 7.9 4.9-12.6 32 9.1 5.6-14.3 13 3.9 2.1- 7.0
Region 3 244 174 68.4 61.0-75.1 27 12.7 8.1-19.2 21 9.1 5.6-14.5 14 5.5 3.2- 9.5 *** *** ***
Region 4 525 384 70.2 65.5-74.6 41 8.4 6.0-11.8 31 7.0 4.9- 9.9 50 9.7 7.2-12.9 19 4.6 2.7- 7.9
Region 5 345 247 68.6 62.4-74.1 41 13.3 9.3-18.7 13 3.9 2.1- 7.1 30 9.5 6.5-13.6 14 4.7 2.6- 8.3
Region 6 210 160 73.4 66.0-79.7 21 12.6 8.0-19.3 *** *** *** 13 6.1 3.4-10.6 *** *** ***
Region 7 425 310 72.1 66.6-76.9 43 9.2 6.5-12.8 23 6.0 3.8- 9.5 32 8.3 5.5-12.3 17 4.5 2.6- 7.6
Region 8 248 181 67.5 60.3-73.9 20 10.5 6.6-16.2 14 5.7 3.2- 9.7 24 11.6 7.5-17.5 *** *** ***
Region 9 190 146 71.7 62.2-79.5 13 9.8 4.9-18.9 *** *** *** 15 8.4 4.6-14.9 *** *** ***
Region 10 258 166 62.3 55.1-69.0 30 11.3 7.6-16.5 19 8.9 5.4-14.3 28 10.5 7.0-15.5 15 7.1 3.9-12.4
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 934 659 66.5 62.5-70.2 90 11.1 8.8-14.0 54 6.3 4.7- 8.5 86 9.9 7.6-12.8 45 6.1 4.3- 8.7
Piedmont 1,444 1,058 70.9 68.1-73.6 140 10.1 8.4-12.2 79 6.2 4.9- 7.8 117 8.7 7.1-10.5 50 4.1 2.9- 5.6
Western NC 475 366 71.8 65.7-77.1 33 8.3 5.0-13.4 26 7.8 5.1-11.8 35 8.3 5.3-12.7 15 3.9 2.2- 6.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 369 287 73.2 66.5-79.0 23 6.4 3.3-11.8 19 8.3 5.0-13.6 30 8.5 5.5-12.9 *** *** ***
Northwest 372 269 69.5 63.4-75.0 38 10.3 7.1-14.7 29 8.4 5.6-12.3 19 6.0 3.5-10.0 17 5.9 3.2-10.5
Charlotte 441 319 69.6 64.4-74.3 34 8.8 6.1-12.7 25 6.8 4.5-10.0 49 11.1 8.2-14.7 14 3.8 2.1- 6.8
Greensboro 258 185 68.2 61.3-74.5 28 11.5 7.6-16.9 *** *** *** 25 11.0 7.3-16.3 11 5.4 2.8-10.3
Southern Regional 216 162 71.2 63.7-77.7 20 11.9 7.5-18.3 12 6.0 3.3-10.4 15 7.0 4.0-11.9 *** *** ***
Southeast 165 127 72.8 64.0-80.1 15 11.0 6.5-18.1 *** *** *** 12 9.5 5.1-17.2 *** *** ***
Wake 474 353 73.9 68.9-78.4 51 10.8 7.8-14.9 24 5.6 3.5- 8.7 30 6.7 4.4-10.0 16 3.0 1.7- 5.0
Area L & Eastern 558 381 61.7 56.0-67.1 54 10.9 7.9-15.0 34 7.5 5.0-11.0 58 11.7 8.4-16.2 31 8.2 5.2-12.6

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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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