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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 9 Demographics

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Binge Drinking*

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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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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
Yes = Respondents who report they did drink in the past 30 days and who did have five or more drinks (for males) or four or more drinks (for females) on one or more occasions in the past month.
No = Respondents who report they did not drink in the past 30 days or did NOT have five or more drinks (for males) or four or more drinks (for females) on one or more occasions in the past month.

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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