2019 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid Region 5

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Heavy Drinking*

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No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,967 3,736 94.4 93.5-95.1 231 5.6 4.9- 6.5
Medicaid Region 5 499 473 94.8 92.1-96.6 26 5.2 3.4- 7.9

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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions. This question was asked of all respondents.
Yes = Respondents reported having MORE than 2 drinks/day for MALES and MORE than 1 drink/day for FEMALES.
No = Respondents reported having LESS than or equal to 2 drinks/day for MALES and LESS than or equal to 1 drink/day for FEMALES.

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

Regional demographic estimates have been suppressed because they do not meet statistical reliability standards.

^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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