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2019 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

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
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 401 217 57.1 51.2-62.7 64 13.0 9.8-16.9 120 30.0 25.0-35.5
Region 3 337 182 59.2 53.0-65.2 59 15.3 11.3-20.3 96 25.5 20.7-31.0
Region 4 777 401 52.1 48.1-56.2 132 15.5 12.9-18.5 244 32.4 28.7-36.3
Region 5 580 282 47.1 42.5-51.8 107 17.9 14.7-21.6 191 35.0 30.6-39.6
Region 6 395 225 57.2 51.5-62.7 56 13.9 10.4-18.3 114 28.9 24.1-34.2
Region 7 634 300 49.6 45.1-54.1 110 16.3 13.4-19.7 224 34.1 30.0-38.5
Region 8 470 266 53.4 47.8-59.0 67 15.4 11.6-20.2 137 31.1 26.2-36.5
Region 9 & 10 376 193 52.2 46.2-58.1 69 17.5 13.5-22.6 114 30.3 25.1-35.9
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,305 732 56.2 53.0-59.4 204 15.5 13.2-18.0 369 28.3 25.5-31.3
Piedmont 2,145 1,049 49.5 47.0-51.9 379 16.5 14.9-18.4 717 34.0 31.7-36.4
Western NC 520 285 59.1 54.0-63.9 81 12.6 9.8-15.9 154 28.4 24.1-33.0
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 319 169 55.3 48.5-61.9 51 12.9 9.3-17.5 99 31.8 26.0-38.3
Northwest 603 332 58.4 53.7-62.8 109 15.6 12.7-19.2 162 26.0 22.2-30.2
Charlotte 601 304 51.3 46.7-55.8 95 15.0 12.1-18.4 202 33.7 29.6-38.2
Greensboro 440 225 51.0 45.6-56.4 73 15.8 12.3-19.9 142 33.2 28.3-38.6
Southern Regional 509 308 59.0 53.8-64.1 74 15.2 11.7-19.6 127 25.7 21.5-30.5
Southeast 221 108 51.7 44.0-59.3 31 12.6 8.6-18.1 82 35.7 28.8-43.4
Wake 711 315 45.4 41.2-49.7 136 18.0 15.2-21.3 260 36.6 32.6-40.7
Area L & Eastern 566 305 53.3 48.3-58.2 95 16.4 13.1-20.4 166 30.3 25.9-35.1
NC MEDICAID MANAGED CARE REGIONS
Region 1 494 280 59.1 53.9-64.2 78 13.0 10.1-16.5 136 27.9 23.5-32.8
Region 2 464 245 56.5 51.1-61.8 87 16.4 12.8-20.8 132 27.1 22.6-32.0
Region 3 557 275 50.1 45.4-54.8 90 15.2 12.2-18.8 192 34.7 30.4-39.3
Region 4 538 265 47.6 42.8-52.5 97 17.1 13.9-20.9 176 35.3 30.7-40.1
Region 5 504 299 58.1 52.9-63.1 71 14.2 10.9-18.3 134 27.7 23.4-32.5
Region 6 467 185 41.9 36.6-47.4 92 19.2 15.4-23.6 190 38.9 33.8-44.3

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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.

See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

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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