2017 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 & 7 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 6 & 7 932 803 84.8 81.6-87.5 129 15.2 12.5-18.4
GENDER
Male 443 363 80.6 75.3-84.9 80 19.4 15.1-24.7
Female 489 440 88.6 84.5-91.7 49 11.4 8.3-15.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 552 466 83.6 79.6-86.9 86 16.4 13.1-20.4
Non-Hispanic Black 252 225 87.9 80.7-92.6 27 12.1 7.4-19.3
Other 128 112 84.3 71.8-91.9 16 15.7 8.1-28.2
AGE
18-44 356 283 79.9 74.3-84.6 73 20.1 15.4-25.7
45-64 363 316 85.4 80.2-89.3 47 14.6 10.7-19.8
65+ 203 194 95.7 90.8-98.0 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 297 271 91.2 86.2-94.5 26 8.8 5.5-13.8
Some College + 632 529 81.1 76.7-84.7 103 18.9 15.3-23.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 414 368 90.2 86.0-93.3 46 9.8 6.7-14.0
$50,000+ 360 290 76.5 70.6-81.5 70 23.5 18.5-29.4

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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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