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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 7 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 7 771 337 42.7 38.7-46.8 101 13.4 10.9-16.5 139 17.5 14.7-20.8 141 20.3 17.0-24.0 53 6.1 4.5- 8.1
GENDER
Male 328 116 34.5 28.9-40.5 36 11.3 8.0-15.8 72 21.8 17.1-27.3 71 24.3 19.1-30.4 33 8.2 5.6-11.7
Female 443 221 50.2 44.8-55.6 65 15.3 11.8-19.8 67 13.7 10.6-17.5 70 16.6 12.9-21.3 20 4.2 2.5- 6.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 480 188 39.8 34.9-45.0 51 11.3 8.4-15.1 91 18.4 14.8-22.7 111 23.6 19.5-28.3 39 6.8 4.8- 9.5
Non-Hispanic Black 188 99 47.6 39.2-56.1 32 16.1 10.9-23.1 27 13.7 9.1-20.0 19 16.6 10.3-25.8 11 6.1 3.1-11.6
Other 97 *** *** *** 17 17.4 10.5-27.6 21 21.2 13.3-32.1 11 12.2 6.1-23.0 *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 287 97 34.0 28.0-40.6 41 15.1 10.9-20.4 73 22.3 17.4-28.0 65 25.2 19.7-31.7 11 3.5 1.8- 6.7
45-64 285 120 44.2 37.9-50.6 38 12.9 9.2-17.7 51 17.1 12.9-22.3 54 19.0 14.4-24.6 22 6.9 4.4-10.6
65+ 192 118 62.4 54.6-69.7 20 10.0 6.2-15.7 15 6.6 3.9-11.0 19 9.6 6.0-15.0 20 11.4 7.1-17.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 247 129 49.1 41.8-56.4 33 12.9 8.9-18.5 38 14.2 9.9-20.0 31 17.0 11.6-24.4 16 6.7 3.9-11.4
Some College + 523 207 39.4 34.7-44.3 68 13.7 10.6-17.5 101 19.2 15.7-23.3 110 21.9 18.1-26.4 37 5.8 4.1- 8.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 301 146 46.8 40.1-53.6 42 14.7 10.4-20.4 57 16.5 12.3-21.8 36 14.9 10.3-21.2 20 7.0 4.3-11.2
$50,000+ 343 113 33.2 27.9-39.0 49 14.6 11.0-19.2 68 21.3 16.8-26.6 83 24.0 19.2-29.5 30 6.9 4.7-10.1

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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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