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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 Demographics

Alcohol Consumption

One drink is equivalent to a 12 ounce beer, a 5 ounce glass of wine, or a drink with one shot of liquor.
During the past 30 days, on the days when you drank, about how many drinks did you drink on the average?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Only one Two Three Four Five or more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,833 1,183 38.6 36.5-40.7 884 31.5 29.4-33.6 381 14.0 12.5-15.7 143 5.7 4.6- 6.9 242 10.3 8.9-11.8
Region 4 524 226 41.0 36.5-45.6 153 30.6 26.4-35.2 68 12.8 10.0-16.3 28 6.2 4.1- 9.2 49 9.4 7.0-12.6
GENDER
Male 271 95 34.8 28.8-41.3 82 31.0 25.2-37.4 40 15.1 10.9-20.6 18 6.7 4.1-10.7 36 12.4 8.8-17.3
Female 253 131 47.5 40.9-54.2 71 30.3 24.4-36.9 28 10.3 7.0-14.9 *** *** *** 13 6.2 3.4-10.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 346 156 42.1 36.6-47.8 100 30.5 25.4-36.1 46 13.4 9.9-17.8 18 6.6 4.0-10.8 26 7.5 5.0-11.1
Non-Hispanic Black 90 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 81 *** *** *** 20 22.4 14.1-33.6 11 10.1 5.4-18.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 241 75 30.4 24.4-37.1 85 35.7 29.3-42.6 34 13.1 9.1-18.5 18 8.6 5.2-13.9 29 12.2 8.3-17.6
45-64 184 95 51.0 43.4-58.6 43 25.1 19.0-32.5 24 12.9 8.6-18.9 *** *** *** 16 7.2 4.3-11.8
65+ 94 *** *** *** 23 25.5 17.1-36.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 148 55 35.9 28.1-44.6 34 24.6 17.9-32.9 17 11.3 6.9-18.1 11 9.9 5.2-17.8 31 18.3 12.6-25.8
Some College + 376 171 43.5 38.1-49.0 119 33.6 28.5-39.1 51 13.5 10.1-17.8 17 4.4 2.7- 7.2 18 5.0 3.0- 8.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 183 73 35.8 28.7-43.7 47 27.9 21.3-35.7 23 12.5 8.0-18.9 15 9.9 5.6-17.0 25 13.9 9.0-20.7
$50,000+ 269 116 41.1 35.0-47.6 89 34.1 28.1-40.5 37 13.8 9.9-18.9 *** *** *** 19 6.9 4.3-11.0

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported drinking at least one drink in the last 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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