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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

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 6,097 5,706 93.4 92.6-94.2 391 6.6 5.8- 7.4
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Regions 1 & 2 1,001 941 94.7 92.7-96.2 60 5.3 3.8- 7.3
Region 3 541 510 94.3 91.7-96.1 31 5.7 3.9- 8.3
Region 4 1,020 954 93.8 92.0-95.2 66 6.2 4.8- 8.0
Region 5 660 608 91.5 88.4-93.8 52 8.5 6.2-11.6
Region 6 517 499 96.2 93.7-97.7 18 3.8 2.3- 6.3
Region 7 757 702 93.2 90.8-94.9 55 6.8 5.1- 9.2
Region 8 553 513 92.2 89.1-94.5 40 7.8 5.5-10.9
Region 9 461 430 92.1 87.7-95.0 31 7.9 5.0-12.3
Region 10 588 550 93.2 90.3-95.3 38 6.8 4.7- 9.7
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,173 2,042 93.8 92.3-95.0 131 6.2 5.0- 7.7
Piedmont 2,758 2,566 92.9 91.8-94.0 192 7.1 6.0- 8.2
Western NC 1,167 1,099 94.9 93.1-96.2 68 5.1 3.8- 6.9
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 891 837 94.7 92.5-96.2 54 5.3 3.8- 7.5
Northwest 860 805 94.0 92.1-95.5 55 6.0 4.5- 7.9
Charlotte 823 773 93.8 91.7-95.4 50 6.2 4.6- 8.3
Greensboro 509 467 91.5 88.2-93.9 42 8.5 6.1-11.8
Southern Regional 576 553 95.5 93.0-97.1 23 4.5 2.9- 7.0
Southeast 330 310 93.9 90.0-96.3 20 6.1 3.7-10.0
Wake 833 775 92.9 90.4-94.8 58 7.1 5.2- 9.6
Area L & Eastern 1,276 1,187 92.4 90.1-94.2 89 7.6 5.8- 9.9

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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.

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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