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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 9 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 9 461 430 92.1 87.7-95.0 31 7.9 5.0-12.3
GENDER
Male 193 176 90.0 82.4-94.5 17 10.0 5.5-17.6
Female 268 254 94.2 88.4-97.1 14 5.8 2.9-11.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 297 269 88.8 82.3-93.1 28 11.2 6.9-17.7
Non-Hispanic Black 128 125 97.6 92.1-99.3 *** *** ***
Other 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 117 103 85.6 75.3-92.1 14 14.4 7.9-24.7
45-64 182 175 97.4 94.2-98.9 *** *** ***
65+ 159 149 94.5 89.1-97.3 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 184 175 93.9 86.1-97.4 *** *** ***
Some College + 276 254 90.7 84.5-94.6 22 9.3 5.4-15.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 218 207 92.0 83.8-96.3 11 8.0 3.7-16.2
$50,000+ 162 145 90.6 83.1-95.0 17 9.4 5.0-16.9

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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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