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

Alcohol Consumption

Considering all types of alcoholic beverages, how many times during the past 30 days did you have
[5 or more drinks for men or 4 or more drinks for women] on an occasion?*

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  Total
Respond.^
None Once Twice 3-7 times 8-30 times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,160 1,579 69.1 66.5-71.6 220 11.7 10.0-13.6 133 7.3 6.0- 8.9 162 8.7 7.2-10.4 66 3.2 2.4- 4.3
Region 3 & 5 427 322 71.5 66.0-76.4 47 11.6 8.5-15.8 22 6.7 4.2-10.4 26 7.9 5.1-12.0 *** *** ***
GENDER
Male 191 128 62.7 54.3-70.5 27 14.6 9.5-21.7 13 8.3 4.6-14.7 16 10.7 6.3-17.6 *** *** ***
Female 236 194 80.3 73.5-85.7 20 8.7 5.4-13.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 302 230 71.9 65.4-77.6 35 11.7 8.1-16.7 12 6.1 3.4-10.8 19 8.1 5.0-13.1 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 71 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 54 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 186 112 58.4 50.0-66.4 33 16.1 11.0-22.9 18 10.9 6.6-17.4 16 11.4 6.8-18.6 *** *** ***
45-64 155 131 83.5 75.6-89.2 13 9.3 5.0-16.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65+ 84 77 92.1 83.5-96.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 85 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some College + 341 259 72.3 66.1-77.7 43 13.2 9.4-18.1 15 5.7 3.2- 9.9 18 7.3 4.4-12.1 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 149 104 67.5 58.0-75.8 20 14.0 8.5-22.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 244 188 72.7 65.3-79.0 26 11.3 7.4-16.9 *** *** *** 15 8.1 4.6-13.9 *** *** ***

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported drinking at least one drink in the last month.

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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