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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 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 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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*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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