2017 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 & 7 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 6 & 7 939 474 47.0 43.0-51.1 130 14.4 11.7-17.6 148 16.5 13.7-19.8 154 19.1 16.0-22.6 33 3.0 2.0- 4.6
GENDER
Male 447 199 42.1 36.5-47.9 54 12.7 9.0-17.6 72 15.5 11.7-20.3 101 25.2 20.4-30.7 21 4.6 2.7- 7.5
Female 492 275 51.6 45.8-57.2 76 16.0 12.3-20.5 76 17.4 13.4-22.3 53 13.4 9.7-18.4 12 1.6 0.8- 3.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 552 271 45.3 40.4-50.4 60 12.0 9.0-15.9 93 18.6 14.8-23.0 106 21.2 17.4-25.6 22 2.8 1.7- 4.6
Non-Hispanic Black 258 135 46.9 38.9-55.1 46 19.5 13.5-27.3 34 12.9 8.4-19.4 34 17.0 10.9-25.5 *** *** ***
Other 129 *** *** *** 24 15.1 8.5-25.5 21 13.7 7.8-22.9 14 12.3 5.8-24.2 *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 358 138 38.4 32.2-45.1 63 17.7 13.2-23.4 75 18.8 14.3-24.3 74 23.4 18.2-29.6 *** *** ***
45-64 366 186 44.7 38.7-50.9 50 14.2 10.3-19.3 49 16.6 12.0-22.3 65 20.0 15.3-25.7 16 4.5 2.5- 8.2
65+ 205 142 72.6 64.7-79.4 15 5.4 2.9- 9.8 24 11.1 6.8-17.6 15 7.0 4.0-12.0 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 301 190 57.5 50.1-64.6 42 15.8 11.0-22.2 26 9.8 6.0-15.5 30 12.6 8.3-18.8 13 4.3 2.2- 8.2
Some College + 635 281 40.7 36.0-45.5 88 13.7 10.6-17.4 122 20.5 16.7-24.8 124 22.9 18.9-27.5 20 2.3 1.4- 3.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 417 240 55.9 49.5-62.2 55 11.5 8.3-15.6 55 15.3 10.9-20.9 49 13.8 9.6-19.5 18 3.5 2.0- 6.2
$50,000+ 362 138 35.4 29.8-41.5 55 15.0 11.2-20.0 72 19.1 14.8-24.3 85 27.5 22.2-33.5 12 2.9 1.4- 5.9

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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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