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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 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 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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*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.

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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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