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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 7 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 7 757 702 93.2 90.8-94.9 55 6.8 5.1- 9.2
GENDER
Male 319 300 94.9 91.6-97.0 19 5.1 3.0- 8.4
Female 438 402 91.6 88.0-94.2 36 8.4 5.8-12.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 473 431 92.3 89.4-94.5 42 7.7 5.5-10.6
Non-Hispanic Black 183 174 93.0 85.9-96.7 *** *** ***
Other 95 91 96.8 90.8-99.0 *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 282 258 91.7 87.3-94.6 24 8.3 5.4-12.7
45-64 277 260 95.4 92.4-97.2 17 4.6 2.8- 7.6
65+ 192 178 92.5 87.1-95.8 14 7.5 4.2-12.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 240 224 93.3 88.5-96.2 16 6.7 3.8-11.5
Some College + 516 477 93.1 90.2-95.1 39 6.9 4.9- 9.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 294 274 92.3 87.6-95.3 20 7.7 4.7-12.4
$50,000+ 336 310 93.5 90.2-95.7 26 6.5 4.3- 9.8

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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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