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

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
Regions 1 & 2 407 315 72.6 66.0-78.3 27 6.7 3.8-11.6 21 7.9 4.9-12.6 31 8.9 5.4-14.2 13 3.9 2.1- 7.0
GENDER
Male 222 167 70.1 61.2-77.8 13 5.0 2.4-10.3 12 7.5 4.0-13.8 22 12.6 7.2-21.0 *** *** ***
Female 185 148 76.2 65.9-84.1 14 9.1 3.9-19.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 360 281 72.6 65.5-78.7 21 6.8 3.7-12.2 19 8.0 4.8-13.0 28 8.8 5.2-14.6 11 3.8 2.0- 7.2
Non-Hispanic Black 11 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 136 *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 9.9 5.1-18.3 21 16.3 9.5-26.5 *** *** ***
45-64 158 123 75.4 65.5-83.2 15 9.1 4.6-17.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65+ 110 101 92.7 84.7-96.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 114 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some College + 294 234 76.8 70.1-82.4 19 5.7 3.1-10.0 13 7.8 4.4-13.6 22 7.5 4.6-11.8 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 179 131 69.6 60.2-77.6 14 7.3 3.7-14.0 11 9.1 4.7-16.8 16 7.6 4.2-13.5 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 172 134 73.2 62.7-81.7 12 5.4 2.5-11.5 *** *** *** 15 13.1 6.7-24.0 *** *** ***

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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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