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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 Demographics

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Heavy Drinking*

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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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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
Yes = Respondents reported having MORE than 2 drinks/day for MALES and MORE than 1 drink/day for FEMALES.
No = Respondents reported having LESS than or equal to 2 drinks/day for MALES and LESS than or equal to 1 drink/day for FEMALES.

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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