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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 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 4 1,020 954 93.8 92.0-95.2 66 6.2 4.8- 8.0
GENDER
Male 495 462 94.3 91.8-96.1 33 5.7 3.9- 8.2
Female 525 492 93.4 90.5-95.4 33 6.6 4.6- 9.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 665 621 93.8 91.6-95.5 44 6.2 4.5- 8.4
Non-Hispanic Black 189 179 95.2 90.8-97.6 *** *** ***
Other 153 142 92.0 84.9-95.9 11 8.0 4.1-15.1
AGE
18-44 410 380 93.1 89.9-95.3 30 6.9 4.7-10.1
45-64 347 321 93.2 90.0-95.5 26 6.8 4.5-10.0
65+ 249 239 96.5 93.2-98.2 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 353 325 92.6 89.1-95.1 28 7.4 4.9-10.9
Some College + 662 624 94.5 92.4-96.1 38 5.5 3.9- 7.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 421 390 92.9 89.6-95.2 31 7.1 4.8-10.4
$50,000+ 434 408 93.8 90.9-95.9 26 6.2 4.1- 9.1

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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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