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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 Demographics

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, what is the largest number of drinks you had on any occasion?*

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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 2,781 746 24.5 22.7-26.4 744 26.3 24.4-28.3 478 17.2 15.5-18.9 228 8.4 7.2- 9.8 585 23.6 21.7-25.7
Region 5 336 89 23.1 18.6-28.3 86 24.0 19.2-29.5 58 19.9 15.3-25.5 33 9.2 6.4-13.1 70 23.8 18.6-29.8
GENDER
Male 178 43 22.5 16.5-29.8 36 18.0 12.7-24.8 36 23.6 16.8-32.1 16 8.5 5.1-14.0 47 27.4 20.5-35.6
Female 158 46 23.8 17.5-31.5 50 30.4 22.8-39.2 22 15.9 10.4-23.7 17 10.0 6.0-16.1 23 19.9 12.8-29.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 235 68 26.9 21.3-33.5 62 24.7 19.1-31.2 37 17.3 12.5-23.5 20 9.0 5.7-14.0 48 22.1 16.6-28.7
Non-Hispanic Black 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 128 21 14.3 9.1-21.7 28 22.4 15.2-31.6 23 20.7 13.5-30.3 15 9.8 5.7-16.3 41 32.9 24.1-43.1
45-64 128 32 23.6 16.7-32.2 36 27.1 19.7-36.0 20 18.1 11.8-26.8 18 12.7 7.8-20.1 22 18.5 11.9-27.7
65+ 75 *** *** *** 22 23.4 14.8-34.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 72 *** *** *** 13 18.1 10.2-30.1 11 13.5 7.3-23.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some College + 264 68 21.6 16.8-27.2 73 26.2 20.7-32.6 47 22.3 16.6-29.1 26 9.6 6.4-14.1 50 20.4 15.4-26.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 124 27 18.6 12.3-27.1 28 19.5 12.7-28.7 20 16.0 10.2-24.2 13 8.4 4.7-14.6 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 175 49 24.0 18.0-31.3 51 28.4 21.6-36.3 29 19.5 13.6-27.1 17 10.6 6.5-16.8 29 17.6 12.1-24.8

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*This question 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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