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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

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 6,797 6,096 86.4 85.2-87.4 701 13.6 12.6-14.8
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 843 777 89.1 85.7-91.7 66 10.9 8.3-14.3
Region 3 650 601 89.2 85.5-92.0 49 10.8 8.0-14.5
Region 4 1,358 1,208 86.1 83.7-88.3 150 13.9 11.7-16.3
Region 5 999 884 84.5 81.1-87.3 115 15.5 12.7-18.9
Region 6 507 448 84.7 80.4-88.2 59 15.3 11.8-19.6
Region 7 975 864 84.4 81.1-87.3 111 15.6 12.7-18.9
Region 8 825 738 86.8 83.2-89.7 87 13.2 10.3-16.8
Region 9 & 10 640 576 88.5 85.2-91.2 64 11.5 8.8-14.8
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,097 1,881 86.7 84.6-88.5 216 13.3 11.5-15.4
Piedmont 3,735 3,326 85.5 84.0-87.0 409 14.5 13.0-16.0
Western NC 965 889 89.5 86.6-91.9 76 10.5 8.1-13.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 614 560 87.9 83.7-91.1 54 12.1 8.9-16.3
Northwest 1,126 1,040 90.0 87.5-92.0 86 10.0 8.0-12.5
Charlotte 1,115 991 85.5 82.7-88.0 124 14.5 12.0-17.3
Greensboro 805 718 86.0 82.3-88.9 87 14.0 11.1-17.7
Southern Regional 586 526 86.6 82.5-89.8 60 13.4 10.2-17.5
Southeast 557 494 86.2 82.0-89.6 63 13.8 10.4-18.0
Wake 1,019 889 82.3 78.9-85.2 130 17.7 14.8-21.1
Area L & Eastern 975 878 87.7 84.9-90.0 97 12.3 10.0-15.1

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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 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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