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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 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
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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*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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