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

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Binge Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,115 5,346 85.4 84.2-86.5 769 14.6 13.5-15.8
Regions 1 & 2 1,001 909 88.3 84.9-91.0 92 11.7 9.0-15.1
GENDER
Male 426 371 83.8 78.2-88.2 55 16.2 11.8-21.8
Female 575 538 92.2 88.0-95.0 37 7.8 5.0-12.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 867 788 87.7 83.9-90.7 79 12.3 9.3-16.1
Non-Hispanic Black 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 88 78 89.1 78.4-94.9 *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 257 208 79.7 72.3-85.6 49 20.3 14.4-27.7
45-64 358 323 89.4 84.4-93.0 35 10.6 7.0-15.6
65+ 373 364 97.9 95.5-99.0 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 407 374 88.8 82.8-92.9 33 11.2 7.1-17.2
Some College + 595 535 87.6 83.7-90.7 60 12.4 9.3-16.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 518 470 89.8 85.9-92.7 48 10.2 7.3-14.1
$50,000+ 312 274 84.1 76.8-89.4 38 15.9 10.6-23.2

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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
Yes = Respondents who report they did drink in the past 30 days and who did have five or more drinks (for males) or four or more drinks (for females) on one or more occasions in the past month.
No = Respondents who report they did not drink in the past 30 days or did NOT have five or more drinks (for males) or four or more drinks (for females) on one or more occasions in the past 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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