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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 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 6 517 499 96.2 93.7-97.7 18 3.8 2.3- 6.3
GENDER
Male 224 213 95.0 90.9-97.3 11 5.0 2.7- 9.1
Female 293 286 97.1 93.6-98.8 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 298 284 95.1 91.5-97.2 14 4.9 2.8- 8.5
Non-Hispanic Black 150 148 98.8 95.2-99.7 *** *** ***
Other 63 62 97.1 82.0-99.6 *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 196 188 96.2 92.4-98.2 *** *** ***
45-64 165 157 94.5 88.6-97.4 *** *** ***
65+ 151 149 98.4 92.6-99.7 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 213 206 96.9 93.2-98.6 *** *** ***
Some College + 302 291 95.5 91.7-97.6 11 4.5 2.4- 8.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 272 259 94.9 90.9-97.2 13 5.1 2.8- 9.1
$50,000+ 153 148 96.1 90.7-98.5 *** *** ***

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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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