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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 Demographics

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, how many days per week or per month did you have at least one drink of any
alcoholic beverage such as beer, wine, a malt beverage or liquor?

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  Total
Respond.^
No drinks 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,178 3,264 50.9 49.3-52.4 711 12.4 11.4-13.5 795 13.7 12.7-14.8 1,028 17.6 16.4-18.8 380 5.4 4.8- 6.2
Region 5 672 320 50.2 45.8-54.6 72 10.4 8.1-13.3 93 13.9 11.1-17.1 140 18.8 15.8-22.2 47 6.7 4.7- 9.6
GENDER
Male 327 138 44.3 38.1-50.6 35 11.3 7.9-15.9 47 15.0 11.0-20.2 74 20.1 15.8-25.3 33 9.2 6.2-13.5
Female 345 182 55.4 49.3-61.4 37 9.6 6.7-13.6 46 12.8 9.4-17.3 66 17.6 13.7-22.3 14 4.6 2.2- 9.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 423 181 45.2 39.8-50.7 38 9.1 6.4-12.8 63 15.9 12.4-20.2 103 22.2 18.2-26.7 38 7.7 5.4-10.9
Non-Hispanic Black 157 97 62.7 53.9-70.8 18 11.7 7.2-18.5 14 7.5 3.9-13.7 25 14.9 10.0-21.6 *** *** ***
Other 89 *** *** *** 16 14.2 8.0-23.9 16 17.2 9.2-29.8 11 9.4 4.7-18.0 *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 249 113 48.5 41.5-55.6 29 11.7 7.9-16.9 43 16.0 11.5-21.8 53 18.3 13.9-23.9 11 5.5 2.7-11.0
45-64 224 92 45.7 38.5-53.1 27 10.2 6.8-15.0 35 15.1 10.8-20.8 53 21.6 16.5-27.7 17 7.4 4.3-12.6
65+ 188 110 60.7 52.5-68.4 15 8.3 4.7-14.1 12 6.3 3.5-11.2 32 15.7 10.6-22.5 19 9.0 5.4-14.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 208 130 61.7 53.9-68.9 22 10.7 7.0-16.1 25 11.6 7.6-17.2 21 8.5 5.4-13.2 *** *** ***
Some College + 464 190 43.8 38.5-49.2 50 10.2 7.5-13.8 68 15.2 11.7-19.4 119 24.6 20.5-29.2 37 6.3 4.4- 9.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 291 159 57.6 50.9-64.0 33 11.4 7.9-16.3 32 9.9 6.8-14.3 51 14.1 10.5-18.7 16 6.9 3.6-12.8
$50,000+ 269 90 35.7 29.5-42.4 30 10.1 6.9-14.6 47 19.3 14.5-25.3 77 27.3 21.8-33.4 25 7.6 4.9-11.7

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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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