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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 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 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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*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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