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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 7 Demographics

Alcohol Consumption

One drink is equivalent to a 12 ounce beer, a 5 ounce glass of wine, or a drink with one shot of liquor.
During the past 30 days, on the days when you drank, about how many drinks did you drink on the average?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Only one Two Three Four Five or more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,833 1,183 38.6 36.5-40.7 884 31.5 29.4-33.6 381 14.0 12.5-15.7 143 5.7 4.6- 6.9 242 10.3 8.9-11.8
Region 7 420 173 37.9 32.8-43.3 150 35.3 30.2-40.8 46 12.4 8.8-17.0 17 4.1 2.4- 7.0 34 10.2 7.0-14.7
GENDER
Male 203 66 30.6 24.0-38.0 75 35.3 28.2-43.2 26 13.6 8.7-20.5 11 4.9 2.5- 9.5 25 15.6 10.3-23.0
Female 217 107 46.5 39.0-54.2 75 35.4 28.4-43.1 20 10.9 6.5-17.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 285 119 40.0 33.7-46.5 107 35.1 29.1-41.5 29 12.8 8.4-19.1 11 4.0 2.0- 7.9 19 8.1 4.9-13.0
Non-Hispanic Black 84 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 14.5 7.7-25.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 50 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 185 53 27.4 20.8-35.1 74 37.1 29.5-45.3 24 14.5 9.2-22.1 11 6.0 3.2-11.0 23 15.0 9.7-22.5
45-64 157 78 48.9 40.4-57.5 50 32.6 25.0-41.3 18 12.4 7.4-20.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65+ 74 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 111 40 28.8 20.5-38.7 32 30.3 21.1-41.4 14 15.6 8.5-26.9 *** *** *** 19 20.8 12.7-32.1
Some College + 309 133 41.7 35.6-48.0 118 37.4 31.5-43.7 32 11.0 7.3-16.2 11 4.0 2.1- 7.6 15 5.9 3.4-10.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 148 56 34.5 26.2-43.9 51 32.8 24.3-42.5 15 12.4 6.8-21.4 *** *** *** 17 15.5 9.3-24.6
$50,000+ 223 96 39.7 32.9-46.9 85 37.9 31.2-45.2 23 10.7 6.6-16.8 *** *** *** 12 7.2 3.8-13.3

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported drinking at least one drink in the last 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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