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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 7 Demographics

Alcohol Consumption

Considering all types of alcoholic beverages, how many times during the past 30 days did you have
[5 or more drinks for men or 4 or more drinks for women] on an occasion?*

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  Total
Respond.^
None Once Twice 3-7 times 8-30 times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,851 2,082 69.9 67.7-72.0 263 10.2 8.8-11.7 159 6.4 5.4- 7.6 237 8.9 7.7-10.3 110 4.6 3.7- 5.7
Region 7 425 310 72.1 66.6-76.9 43 9.2 6.5-12.8 23 6.0 3.8- 9.5 32 8.3 5.5-12.3 17 4.5 2.6- 7.6
GENDER
Male 209 143 66.8 58.8-74.0 21 9.6 5.8-15.5 13 7.3 3.9-13.2 19 9.1 5.3-15.2 13 7.1 3.8-12.6
Female 216 167 78.5 71.5-84.1 22 8.6 5.4-13.3 *** *** *** 13 7.2 3.7-13.6 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 289 212 71.8 65.2-77.6 32 11.2 7.6-16.2 14 5.7 3.1-10.1 19 7.6 4.5-12.6 12 3.8 2.0- 6.9
Non-Hispanic Black 84 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 187 114 62.6 54.3-70.2 26 12.0 7.8-18.2 15 6.8 3.8-12.1 22 12.7 7.9-19.8 *** *** ***
45-64 161 129 81.6 73.7-87.5 13 6.8 3.6-12.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65+ 72 63 88.7 78.1-94.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 113 *** *** *** 12 8.6 4.2-16.9 *** *** *** 14 12.2 6.3-22.2 *** *** ***
Some College + 312 241 76.6 70.7-81.7 31 9.4 6.3-13.8 13 4.4 2.4- 8.2 18 6.7 3.9-11.2 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 150 102 65.4 55.4-74.2 17 10.5 5.8-18.3 *** *** *** 15 12.0 6.7-20.5 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 229 176 77.5 70.7-83.0 20 8.0 4.9-12.8 11 5.3 2.8- 9.8 13 5.0 2.6- 9.2 *** *** ***

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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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