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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 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
Region 3 541 510 94.3 91.7-96.1 31 5.7 3.9- 8.3
GENDER
Male 237 225 95.3 91.3-97.5 12 4.7 2.5- 8.7
Female 304 285 93.4 89.4-96.0 19 6.6 4.0-10.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 412 389 94.3 91.2-96.3 23 5.7 3.7- 8.8
Non-Hispanic Black 72 66 91.8 80.8-96.7 *** *** ***
Other 51 50 98.4 89.7-99.8 *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 166 150 91.2 85.5-94.7 16 8.8 5.3-14.5
45-64 202 189 94.7 90.6-97.0 13 5.3 3.0- 9.4
65+ 166 164 99.1 96.1-99.8 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 213 203 96.5 93.0-98.2 *** *** ***
Some College + 328 307 92.4 88.2-95.2 21 7.6 4.8-11.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 273 260 95.5 91.9-97.5 13 4.5 2.5- 8.1
$50,000+ 178 163 90.9 84.7-94.7 15 9.1 5.3-15.3

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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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