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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 Demographics

Alcohol Consumption

Considering all types of alcoholic beverages, how many times during the past 30 days did you have
[5 or more drinks for men or 4 or more drinks for women] on an occasion?*

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  Total
Respond.^
None Once Twice 3-7 times 8-30 times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,851 2,082 69.9 67.7-72.0 263 10.2 8.8-11.7 159 6.4 5.4- 7.6 237 8.9 7.7-10.3 110 4.6 3.7- 5.7
Region 5 345 247 68.6 62.4-74.1 41 13.3 9.3-18.7 13 3.9 2.1- 7.1 30 9.5 6.5-13.6 14 4.7 2.6- 8.3
GENDER
Male 184 127 66.9 58.6-74.3 22 11.5 7.2-17.9 *** *** *** 17 11.2 6.8-17.8 11 6.7 3.4-12.8
Female 161 120 70.4 61.0-78.3 19 15.3 9.0-24.8 *** *** *** 13 7.6 4.3-13.2 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 239 177 72.1 65.1-78.1 33 14.4 10.0-20.4 *** *** *** 17 8.0 4.9-12.9 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 135 79 57.8 48.0-67.0 25 19.7 12.6-29.5 *** *** *** 15 11.3 6.7-18.5 *** *** ***
45-64 130 95 73.0 63.6-80.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 10.5 6.0-17.8 *** *** ***
65+ 75 69 91.6 81.9-96.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 76 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 11 14.6 7.8-25.5 *** *** ***
Some College + 269 199 71.8 65.3-77.6 32 12.4 8.5-17.8 11 4.6 2.4- 8.7 19 7.5 4.7-11.8 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 130 *** *** *** 19 19.4 11.4-31.1 *** *** *** 16 13.7 8.2-22.1 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 176 138 76.6 68.8-83.0 19 10.6 6.5-16.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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* This question was 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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