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2019 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

Alcohol Consumption

Excessive Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,924 611 15.6 14.3-16.9 3,313 84.4 83.1-85.7
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 398 51 13.1 9.8-17.4 347 86.9 82.6-90.2
Region 3 334 42 11.2 8.1-15.3 292 88.8 84.7-91.9
Region 4 770 114 14.8 12.1-17.9 656 85.2 82.1-87.9
Region 5 571 78 15.9 12.5-19.9 493 84.1 80.1-87.5
Region 6 390 57 14.8 11.2-19.3 333 85.2 80.7-88.8
Region 7 624 111 16.6 13.7-20.0 513 83.4 80.0-86.3
Region 8 462 60 13.6 10.3-17.8 402 86.4 82.2-89.7
Region 9 & 10 375 66 18.9 14.5-24.1 309 81.1 75.9-85.5
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,292 185 14.5 12.4-16.9 1,107 85.5 83.1-87.6
Piedmont 2,116 329 15.9 14.2-17.8 1,787 84.1 82.2-85.8
Western NC 516 65 12.2 9.4-15.6 451 87.8 84.4-90.6
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 318 42 13.6 9.8-18.5 276 86.4 81.5-90.2
Northwest 596 69 10.9 8.4-14.1 527 89.1 85.9-91.6
Charlotte 596 98 16.1 13.0-19.7 498 83.9 80.3-87.0
Greensboro 433 60 16.3 12.4-21.2 373 83.7 78.8-87.6
Southern Regional 502 58 12.2 9.1-16.0 444 87.8 84.0-90.9
Southeast 215 32 15.1 10.4-21.4 183 84.9 78.6-89.6
Wake 700 127 17.4 14.6-20.7 573 82.6 79.3-85.4
Area L & Eastern 564 93 17.4 13.8-21.6 471 82.6 78.4-86.2
NC MEDICAID MANAGED CARE REGIONS
Region 1 489 58 12.3 9.3-16.0 431 87.7 84.0-90.7
Region 2 459 56 11.0 8.2-14.6 403 89.0 85.4-91.8
Region 3 554 93 16.6 13.4-20.4 461 83.4 79.6-86.6
Region 4 530 74 16.5 12.9-20.8 456 83.5 79.2-87.1
Region 5 496 66 14.0 10.8-17.9 430 86.0 82.1-89.2
Region 6 456 91 19.2 15.4-23.6 365 80.8 76.4-84.6

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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions. This question was asked of all respondents.

Yes refers to respondents who said they had drank in the past 30 days and had at least one binge drinking episode (5 or more drinks on one occasion for men 4 or more drinks for women)
or were heavy drinkers (2 or more drinks per day for men, more than 1 drink per day for women).

No refers to respondents who said they did not drink in the past 30 days or who were not heavy drinkers and had no binge drinking episodes.

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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