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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 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
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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*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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