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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 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 6 525 311 58.1 53.2-62.9 67 14.8 11.4-18.9 58 10.8 8.2-14.2 70 12.5 9.7-15.9 19 3.8 2.2- 6.4
GENDER
Male 228 116 50.1 42.7-57.4 31 16.0 11.0-22.6 30 13.5 9.3-19.3 46 17.7 13.1-23.6 *** *** ***
Female 297 195 65.3 58.7-71.4 36 13.7 9.5-19.2 28 8.5 5.6-12.6 24 7.8 4.9-12.2 14 4.8 2.5- 9.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 300 165 52.4 45.8-58.9 43 17.7 12.9-23.8 31 9.8 6.6-14.2 48 15.8 11.6-21.0 13 4.3 2.2- 8.2
Non-Hispanic Black 152 101 66.0 57.2-73.8 19 12.0 7.3-19.1 19 12.4 7.7-19.2 11 7.8 4.1-14.2 *** *** ***
Other 67 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 200 87 44.9 37.3-52.8 41 22.2 16.3-29.6 35 15.9 11.2-22.0 33 14.3 9.9-20.3 *** *** ***
45-64 167 111 67.5 59.1-74.9 17 9.2 5.4-15.3 12 6.4 3.5-11.4 20 11.6 7.3-17.7 *** *** ***
65+ 153 110 76.3 68.5-82.7 *** *** *** 11 5.8 3.0-11.0 16 8.5 5.0-14.2 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 218 153 65.8 58.1-72.7 18 10.3 6.1-16.7 21 10.3 6.6-15.9 17 9.0 5.5-14.5 *** *** ***
Some College + 305 157 51.2 44.8-57.6 49 18.9 14.2-24.8 36 11.1 7.8-15.6 53 15.7 11.8-20.7 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 277 168 58.4 51.4-65.0 34 14.1 9.7-20.1 33 12.6 8.7-17.8 26 8.7 5.6-13.2 16 6.3 3.5-10.9
$50,000+ 153 66 41.4 33.2-50.1 28 22.0 15.0-31.0 21 12.7 8.1-19.3 36 22.8 16.3-31.0 *** *** ***

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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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