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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 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 6 521 471 89.0 85.5-91.8 50 11.0 8.2-14.5
GENDER
Male 227 194 83.9 77.8-88.6 33 16.1 11.4-22.2
Female 294 277 93.6 89.3-96.3 17 6.4 3.7-10.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 300 270 88.6 83.7-92.2 30 11.4 7.8-16.3
Non-Hispanic Black 151 139 89.6 82.1-94.2 12 10.4 5.8-17.9
Other 64 57 90.7 80.4-95.9 *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 196 162 83.5 77.1-88.3 34 16.5 11.7-22.9
45-64 167 155 92.2 86.2-95.8 12 7.8 4.2-13.8
65+ 153 149 96.9 91.6-98.9 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 216 192 87.2 81.2-91.5 24 12.8 8.5-18.8
Some College + 303 277 90.6 86.1-93.7 26 9.4 6.3-13.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 275 244 86.1 80.5-90.3 31 13.9 9.7-19.5
$50,000+ 152 136 89.1 82.3-93.5 16 10.9 6.5-17.7

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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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