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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 7 Demographics

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Heavy Drinking*

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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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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
Yes = Respondents reported having MORE than 2 drinks/day for MALES and MORE than 1 drink/day for FEMALES.
No = Respondents reported having LESS than or equal to 2 drinks/day for MALES and LESS than or equal to 1 drink/day for FEMALES.

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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