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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Regions 1 & 2 Demographics

Alcohol Consumption

Heavy Drinking*
(CDC calculated variable)

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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
Regions 1 & 2 1,001 941 94.7 92.7-96.2 60 5.3 3.8- 7.3
GENDER
Male 425 396 95.0 92.2-96.8 29 5.0 3.2- 7.8
Female 576 545 94.4 91.2-96.5 31 5.6 3.5- 8.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 869 816 94.5 92.2-96.2 53 5.5 3.8- 7.8
Non-Hispanic Black 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 84 81 98.3 91.9-99.7 *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 256 231 92.1 87.3-95.2 25 7.9 4.8-12.7
45-64 358 339 95.8 92.7-97.6 19 4.2 2.4- 7.3
65+ 373 359 97.2 94.9-98.5 14 2.8 1.5- 5.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 405 384 95.2 91.8-97.2 21 4.8 2.8- 8.2
Some College + 596 557 94.3 91.4-96.2 39 5.7 3.8- 8.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 516 485 94.6 91.7-96.5 31 5.4 3.5- 8.3
$50,000+ 313 291 95.6 93.0-97.3 22 4.4 2.7- 7.0

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*Heavy drinkers--MALES having more than two drinks per day and FEMALES having more than one drink per day.

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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