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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 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 4 1,021 880 84.9 82.1-87.3 141 15.1 12.7-17.9
GENDER
Male 490 409 83.4 79.3-86.7 81 16.6 13.3-20.7
Female 531 471 86.3 82.3-89.5 60 13.7 10.5-17.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 666 576 84.8 81.3-87.8 90 15.2 12.2-18.7
Non-Hispanic Black 189 169 88.6 82.6-92.7 20 11.4 7.3-17.4
Other 153 123 79.0 70.4-85.6 30 21.0 14.4-29.6
AGE
18-44 413 326 78.4 73.5-82.6 87 21.6 17.4-26.5
45-64 349 304 87.5 83.3-90.7 45 12.5 9.3-16.7
65+ 245 238 97.1 93.7-98.7 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 352 298 84.1 79.4-87.9 54 15.9 12.1-20.6
Some College + 664 577 85.3 81.7-88.2 87 14.7 11.8-18.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 420 366 85.7 81.3-89.2 54 14.3 10.8-18.7
$50,000+ 435 361 81.8 77.3-85.5 74 18.2 14.5-22.7

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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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