2017 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 & 7 Demographics

Alcohol Consumption

Heavy Drinking*
(CDC calculated variable)

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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 6 & 7 925 876 94.9 92.8-96.4 49 5.1 3.6- 7.2
GENDER
Male 442 418 94.9 91.7-97.0 24 5.1 3.0- 8.3
Female 483 458 94.8 91.7-96.8 25 5.2 3.2- 8.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 550 519 94.8 92.0-96.6 31 5.2 3.4- 8.0
Non-Hispanic Black 251 237 95.3 91.6-97.4 14 4.7 2.6- 8.4
Other 124 120 94.7 80.1-98.8 *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 350 330 95.1 91.7-97.2 20 4.9 2.8- 8.3
45-64 363 338 92.6 88.0-95.5 25 7.4 4.5-12.0
65+ 202 198 98.3 95.2-99.4 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 294 283 95.9 91.4-98.1 11 4.1 1.9- 8.6
Some College + 628 590 94.3 91.7-96.1 38 5.7 3.9- 8.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 407 382 94.9 91.9-96.8 25 5.1 3.2- 8.1
$50,000+ 362 343 94.2 90.3-96.6 19 5.8 3.4- 9.7

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*Heavy drinkers--MALES having more than two drinks per day and FEMALES having more than one drink per day.

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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