2017 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 & 5 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 4,498 4,254 94.0 93.0-94.9 244 6.0 5.1- 7.0
Region 3 & 5 846 805 94.9 92.8-96.5 41 5.1 3.5- 7.2
GENDER
Male 354 334 93.9 90.1-96.3 20 6.1 3.7- 9.9
Female 492 471 95.9 93.2-97.5 21 4.1 2.5- 6.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 586 556 94.6 92.1-96.4 30 5.4 3.6- 7.9
Non-Hispanic Black 158 152 95.4 87.6-98.4 *** *** ***
Other 102 97 96.2 90.0-98.7 *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 296 276 92.6 88.1-95.5 20 7.4 4.5-11.9
45-64 310 296 96.4 93.7-98.0 14 3.6 2.0- 6.3
65+ 235 228 97.2 93.9-98.7 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 271 260 95.0 90.5-97.4 11 5.0 2.6- 9.5
Some College + 574 544 94.9 92.4-96.6 30 5.1 3.4- 7.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 367 352 94.9 91.0-97.2 15 5.1 2.8- 9.0
$50,000+ 360 337 94.6 91.6-96.5 23 5.4 3.5- 8.4

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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.

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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