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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 7 Demographics

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Binge Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,115 5,346 85.4 84.2-86.5 769 14.6 13.5-15.8
Region 7 762 647 84.2 80.7-87.1 115 15.8 12.9-19.3
GENDER
Male 325 259 78.4 72.4-83.3 66 21.6 16.7-27.6
Female 437 388 89.5 85.7-92.4 49 10.5 7.6-14.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 477 400 83.1 78.7-86.8 77 16.9 13.2-21.3
Non-Hispanic Black 183 163 87.4 79.1-92.7 20 12.6 7.3-20.9
Other 96 78 82.4 72.0-89.5 18 17.6 10.5-28.0
AGE
18-44 284 211 75.5 69.2-80.8 73 24.5 19.2-30.8
45-64 281 249 89.9 85.1-93.2 32 10.1 6.8-14.9
65+ 190 181 95.8 91.5-98.0 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 242 198 80.5 73.4-86.1 44 19.5 13.9-26.6
Some College + 519 448 85.9 82.0-89.1 71 14.1 10.9-18.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 296 248 81.9 75.6-86.9 48 18.1 13.1-24.4
$50,000+ 342 289 85.0 80.1-88.8 53 15.0 11.2-19.9

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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
Yes = Respondents who report they did drink in the past 30 days and who did have five or more drinks (for males) or four or more drinks (for females) on one or more occasions in the past month.
No = Respondents who report they did not drink in the past 30 days or did NOT have five or more drinks (for males) or four or more drinks (for females) on one or more occasions in the past month.

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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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