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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 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 5 660 608 91.5 88.4-93.8 52 8.5 6.2-11.6
GENDER
Male 320 303 94.4 90.4-96.8 17 5.6 3.2- 9.6
Female 340 305 88.9 84.0-92.4 35 11.1 7.6-16.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 420 384 92.1 88.9-94.5 36 7.9 5.5-11.1
Non-Hispanic Black 152 141 91.1 84.1-95.2 11 8.9 4.8-15.9
Other 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 242 217 89.0 83.3-93.0 25 11.0 7.0-16.7
45-64 221 202 91.7 86.6-95.0 19 8.3 5.0-13.4
65+ 186 178 96.0 91.3-98.2 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 203 192 91.8 84.3-95.9 11 8.2 4.1-15.7
Some College + 457 416 91.3 88.1-93.7 41 8.7 6.3-11.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 286 263 90.0 84.0-93.9 23 10.0 6.1-16.0
$50,000+ 266 241 90.4 85.8-93.6 25 9.6 6.4-14.2

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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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