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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 Demographics

Alcohol Consumption

Heavy Drinking*
(CDC calculated variable)

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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 8 553 513 92.2 89.1-94.5 40 7.8 5.5-10.9
GENDER
Male 257 237 91.8 86.9-95.0 20 8.2 5.0-13.1
Female 296 276 92.6 88.1-95.4 20 7.4 4.6-11.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 346 317 90.7 86.4-93.8 29 9.3 6.2-13.6
Non-Hispanic Black 112 107 96.3 91.0-98.6 *** *** ***
Other 88 83 94.6 86.6-97.9 *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 176 158 89.6 83.6-93.6 18 10.4 6.4-16.4
45-64 203 188 92.6 87.5-95.7 15 7.4 4.3-12.5
65+ 172 165 97.0 93.5-98.6 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 249 236 94.6 90.5-97.0 13 5.4 3.0- 9.5
Some College + 302 275 89.9 84.9-93.4 27 10.1 6.6-15.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 284 263 91.5 86.6-94.7 21 8.5 5.3-13.4
$50,000+ 162 150 92.9 86.8-96.3 12 7.1 3.7-13.2

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*Heavy drinkers--MALES having more than two drinks per day and FEMALES having more than one drink per day.

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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