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2019 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid Region 5

Alcohol Consumption

Moderate Drinking Guidelines*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Drinks Meets Guidelines Exceeded Guidelines
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,970 2,066 52.8 50.9-54.6 664 15.7 14.5-17.0 1,240 31.6 29.9-33.3
Medicaid Region 5 504 299 58.1 52.9-63.1 71 14.2 10.9-18.3 134 27.7 23.4-32.5
GENDER
Male 193 95 50.7 42.5-58.9 41 20.3 14.4-27.7 57 29.0 22.2-36.8
Female 311 204 64.3 57.8-70.3 30 9.1 6.0-13.6 77 26.6 21.3-32.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 241 126 54.4 47.3-61.4 38 15.7 11.0-21.9 77 29.9 23.9-36.5
Non-Hispanic Black 141 104 72.7 62.9-80.6 15 10.5 6.1-17.5 22 16.8 10.4-26.1
Other 122 69 50.6 40.4-60.8 18 13.6 8.2-21.8 35 35.7 26.5-46.2
AGE
18-44 189 95 51.8 43.5-60.1 17 9.3 5.3-15.9 77 38.9 31.2-47.1
45-64 172 101 56.9 48.1-65.3 33 20.9 14.5-29.1 38 22.2 15.8-30.3
65+ 137 97 69.1 58.7-77.8 21 15.4 9.1-24.7 19 15.6 9.5-24.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 214 133 62.0 53.9-69.5 27 13.7 8.8-20.8 54 24.3 18.2-31.7
Some Post-H.S. 153 101 60.7 51.3-69.3 16 12.5 7.5-20.1 36 26.8 19.4-35.8
College Graduate 134 63 43.1 34.0-52.7 28 19.0 12.8-27.4 43 37.9 29.1-47.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 240 147 59.8 52.2-67.0 21 10.5 6.2-17.3 72 29.6 23.5-36.7
$50,000+ 154 81 50.3 41.3-59.2 30 17.3 11.6-25.0 43 32.4 24.3-41.7
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 110 71 66.3 55.2-75.9 20 17.5 10.8-26.9 19 16.2 9.8-25.8

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*Moderate drinking guideline--MALES having a maximum of two drinks on one or more occasions within the past 30 days or FEMALES having a maximum of one drink on one or more occasions within the past 30 days.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2019 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2019 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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