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2019 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

Alcohol Consumption

Considering all types of alcoholic beverages, how many times during the past 30 days did you have
[5 or more drinks for men or 4 or more drinks for women] on an occasion?*

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  Total
Respond.^
None Once Twice 3-7 times 8-30 times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,898 1,383 71.3 68.8-73.6 192 10.4 8.8-12.1 115 6.2 5.0- 7.6 146 8.3 6.9- 9.8 62 3.9 3.0- 5.1
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 185 137 70.9 62.6-78.0 19 10.4 6.3-16.8 *** *** *** 13 8.5 4.8-14.6 *** *** ***
Region 3 154 118 75.2 66.6-82.2 14 9.6 5.5-16.2 11 7.6 4.0-13.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 4 378 278 71.8 66.2-76.8 35 9.7 6.7-13.9 25 7.1 4.6-10.7 28 7.9 5.2-11.9 12 3.5 1.9- 6.4
Region 5 293 226 73.0 66.4-78.8 25 11.2 7.1-17.3 12 4.5 2.4- 8.5 21 7.8 5.0-12.1 *** *** ***
Region 6 169 118 69.2 60.7-76.6 20 10.8 6.7-17.0 *** *** *** 17 12.9 7.7-20.9 *** *** ***
Region 7 334 237 71.7 66.0-76.8 42 11.0 7.9-15.1 18 5.6 3.4- 9.0 25 7.1 4.6-10.7 12 4.7 2.5- 8.5
Region 8 201 144 71.9 64.0-78.7 15 7.2 3.9-12.9 19 7.8 4.7-12.6 16 9.6 5.6-15.8 *** *** ***
Region 9 & 10 184 125 63.8 55.1-71.7 22 11.6 7.2-18.0 11 7.6 3.8-14.9 18 11.4 6.9-18.2 *** *** ***
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 572 403 69.4 64.8-73.8 57 9.3 6.9-12.4 40 6.9 4.8- 9.9 49 10.2 7.5-13.7 23 4.2 2.6- 6.6
Piedmont 1,090 803 71.8 68.5-74.8 113 10.9 8.8-13.3 63 6.2 4.7- 8.1 80 7.6 6.0- 9.7 31 3.6 2.4- 5.2
Western NC 236 177 72.2 65.2-78.4 22 9.9 6.3-15.3 12 4.8 2.6- 8.8 17 8.2 4.9-13.3 *** *** ***
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 152 113 71.4 62.3-79.1 14 9.3 5.0-16.6 *** *** *** 12 9.8 5.5-17.1 *** *** ***
Northwest 270 209 75.7 69.1-81.2 25 9.0 5.9-13.4 18 7.4 4.3-12.3 11 4.0 2.0- 7.9 *** *** ***
Charlotte 298 212 70.0 63.7-75.6 30 11.2 7.6-16.2 20 7.0 4.4-11.1 27 8.9 5.8-13.4 *** *** ***
Greensboro 211 159 70.1 61.9-77.2 17 11.7 6.8-19.6 11 5.4 2.7-10.7 18 9.1 5.6-14.5 *** *** ***
Southern Regional 200 149 74.1 66.2-80.7 20 9.1 5.6-14.5 *** *** *** 17 10.8 6.2-18.1 *** *** ***
Southeast 110 78 68.0 57.3-77.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 395 286 72.5 67.4-77.1 48 11.2 8.3-14.9 20 5.3 3.3- 8.4 29 6.8 4.6-10.0 12 4.1 2.2- 7.5
Area L & Eastern 262 177 65.2 57.8-71.9 31 11.8 7.9-17.4 19 8.2 4.6-14.0 23 9.4 5.9-14.6 12 5.4 2.8-10.3
NC MEDICAID MANAGED CARE REGIONS
Region 1 216 161 70.9 63.1-77.6 22 11.0 6.8-17.2 11 4.6 2.4- 8.9 15 9.0 5.2-15.2 *** *** ***
Region 2 217 168 76.2 68.7-82.3 18 7.1 4.3-11.5 16 8.6 4.9-14.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 3 284 204 70.5 64.1-76.3 28 10.7 7.1-15.8 18 6.8 4.1-10.9 25 8.9 5.7-13.7 *** *** ***
Region 4 268 204 71.3 64.2-77.5 23 11.4 7.1-17.9 12 5.1 2.7- 9.6 20 8.3 5.2-12.9 *** *** ***
Region 5 202 143 69.6 61.9-76.4 22 11.0 7.0-16.8 12 5.3 2.9- 9.6 21 12.6 7.9-19.4 *** *** ***
Region 6 281 203 73.4 67.1-78.9 37 11.2 7.7-15.9 14 4.8 2.8- 8.2 20 6.7 4.1-10.8 *** *** ***

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported drinking at least one drink in the last month.

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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