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

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
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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*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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