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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 Demographics

Alcohol Consumption

Binge Drinking*
(CDC calculated variable)

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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
Region 3 544 474 85.9 81.9-89.1 70 14.1 10.9-18.1
GENDER
Male 238 197 81.7 75.0-86.9 41 18.3 13.1-25.0
Female 306 277 89.7 84.9-93.1 29 10.3 6.9-15.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 413 368 87.4 82.8-90.9 45 12.6 9.1-17.2
Non-Hispanic Black 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 169 129 77.6 69.7-84.0 40 22.4 16.0-30.3
45-64 202 182 90.2 84.7-93.9 20 9.8 6.1-15.3
65+ 166 157 94.7 90.0-97.3 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 215 183 85.7 79.3-90.4 32 14.3 9.6-20.7
Some College + 329 291 86.0 80.7-90.0 38 14.0 10.0-19.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 275 235 86.3 81.3-90.1 40 13.7 9.9-18.7
$50,000+ 179 160 85.4 76.6-91.2 19 14.6 8.8-23.4

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*Binge drinkers--MALES having five or more drinks on one occasion and FEMALES having four or more drinks on one occasion.

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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