2017 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 & 5 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 4,512 3,930 84.5 83.1-85.9 582 15.5 14.1-16.9
Region 3 & 5 846 740 85.4 82.3-88.1 106 14.6 11.9-17.7
GENDER
Male 355 291 79.7 74.2-84.3 64 20.3 15.7-25.8
Female 491 449 90.6 87.0-93.3 42 9.4 6.7-13.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 588 515 85.3 81.5-88.5 73 14.7 11.5-18.5
Non-Hispanic Black 156 139 88.6 81.0-93.4 17 11.4 6.6-19.0
Other 102 86 80.7 69.2-88.7 16 19.3 11.3-30.8
AGE
18-44 296 221 73.8 67.5-79.2 75 26.2 20.8-32.5
45-64 308 284 92.2 88.1-95.0 24 7.8 5.0-11.9
65+ 236 229 97.4 94.4-98.8 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 270 246 89.6 84.4-93.2 24 10.4 6.8-15.6
Some College + 575 493 82.9 78.7-86.4 82 17.1 13.6-21.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 370 324 86.7 81.9-90.4 46 13.3 9.6-18.1
$50,000+ 359 303 81.7 76.2-86.1 56 18.3 13.9-23.8

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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.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2017 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2017 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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