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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 Demographics

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Binge Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,115 5,346 85.4 84.2-86.5 769 14.6 13.5-15.8
Region 5 665 567 84.5 80.9-87.5 98 15.5 12.5-19.1
GENDER
Male 322 265 81.7 76.3-86.1 57 18.3 13.9-23.7
Female 343 302 86.9 81.8-90.7 41 13.1 9.3-18.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 420 358 84.8 80.4-88.3 62 15.2 11.7-19.6
Non-Hispanic Black 155 134 85.3 78.0-90.6 21 14.7 9.4-22.0
Other 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 248 192 78.3 71.9-83.6 56 21.7 16.4-28.1
45-64 222 187 85.4 79.5-89.8 35 14.6 10.2-20.5
65+ 185 179 96.8 92.8-98.6 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 206 178 84.8 77.6-90.0 28 15.2 10.0-22.4
Some College + 459 389 84.3 80.1-87.7 70 15.7 12.3-19.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 289 238 80.3 73.9-85.4 51 19.7 14.6-26.1
$50,000+ 266 228 85.0 79.6-89.3 38 15.0 10.7-20.4

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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
Yes = Respondents who report they did drink in the past 30 days and who did have five or more drinks (for males) or four or more drinks (for females) on one or more occasions in the past month.
No = Respondents who report they did not drink in the past 30 days or did NOT have five or more drinks (for males) or four or more drinks (for females) on one or more occasions in the past 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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