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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 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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*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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