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

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Binge Drinking*

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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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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
Yes = Respondents who report they did drink in the past 30 days and who did have five or more drinks (for males) or four or more drinks (for females) on one or more occasions in the past month.
No = Respondents who report they did not drink in the past 30 days or did NOT have five or more drinks (for males) or four or more drinks (for females) on one or more occasions in the past 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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