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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 9 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 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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*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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