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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 9 Demographics

Alcohol Consumption

Binge Drinking*
(CDC calculated variable)

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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 9 458 414 87.9 83.1-91.5 44 12.1 8.5-16.9
GENDER
Male 192 163 83.3 75.5-89.0 29 16.7 11.0-24.5
Female 266 251 92.4 85.7-96.1 15 7.6 3.9-14.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 294 257 83.2 76.2-88.4 37 16.8 11.6-23.8
Non-Hispanic Black 127 122 96.3 90.2-98.7 *** *** ***
Other 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 116 89 75.6 64.9-83.8 27 24.4 16.2-35.1
45-64 180 169 95.1 90.9-97.4 11 4.9 2.6- 9.1
65+ 159 153 97.1 92.7-98.8 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 182 172 92.2 84.2-96.3 *** *** ***
Some College + 275 241 84.6 77.7-89.6 34 15.4 10.4-22.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 216 196 86.6 78.0-92.2 20 13.4 7.8-22.0
$50,000+ 161 142 88.1 80.8-92.9 19 11.9 7.1-19.2

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*Binge drinkers--MALES having five or more drinks on one occasion and FEMALES having four or more drinks on one occasion.

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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