2017 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 & 5 Demographics

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, how many days per week or per month did you have at least one drink of any
alcoholic beverage such as beer, wine, a malt beverage or liquor?

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  Total
Respond.^
No drinks 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,546 2,351 49.6 47.6-51.5 571 13.1 11.8-14.4 655 15.5 14.1-16.9 739 17.4 16.0-18.9 230 4.5 3.8- 5.3
Region 3 & 5 855 418 49.1 45.1-53.1 100 10.6 8.4-13.3 139 17.0 14.1-20.2 159 18.9 16.0-22.1 39 4.4 3.0- 6.6
GENDER
Male 361 163 45.9 39.9-52.1 29 7.0 4.6-10.5 56 16.6 12.5-21.7 87 23.5 18.8-29.0 26 7.0 4.3-11.4
Female 494 255 52.1 46.8-57.3 71 13.9 10.6-18.1 83 17.3 13.7-21.7 72 14.6 11.4-18.6 13 2.1 1.1- 3.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 590 285 48.8 44.1-53.5 66 9.5 7.2-12.5 92 17.1 13.7-21.0 119 20.7 17.1-24.7 28 4.0 2.6- 5.9
Non-Hispanic Black 161 85 50.9 41.0-60.8 15 10.1 5.1-19.2 28 17.1 11.1-25.3 27 14.3 9.2-21.7 *** *** ***
Other 104 *** *** *** 19 18.6 11.3-28.9 19 16.0 9.5-25.7 13 14.4 7.7-25.5 *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 300 109 37.3 31.1-43.9 30 9.7 6.4-14.6 70 22.3 17.3-28.1 80 25.9 20.7-32.0 11 4.8 2.3- 9.7
45-64 312 153 52.5 46.0-58.9 49 14.4 10.5-19.4 47 14.2 10.3-19.3 51 15.2 11.3-20.2 12 3.7 2.0- 6.6
65+ 237 152 66.8 59.4-73.5 21 6.6 4.1-10.4 22 11.3 7.0-17.7 26 10.2 6.6-15.4 16 5.1 3.0- 8.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 275 184 67.0 60.1-73.3 25 7.2 4.7-11.1 29 10.5 7.1-15.5 27 9.9 6.5-14.8 *** *** ***
Some College + 579 234 38.3 33.7-43.0 74 12.6 9.6-16.3 110 20.9 17.1-25.3 132 24.4 20.4-28.8 29 3.9 2.6- 5.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 374 220 59.6 53.5-65.3 42 9.4 6.7-13.2 54 14.9 11.0-19.8 48 13.1 9.6-17.7 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 361 115 32.7 27.3-38.7 49 12.2 8.7-16.9 71 20.5 15.9-25.9 100 28.0 22.9-33.8 26 6.6 3.9-10.8

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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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