2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid Region 1

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, how many days per week or per month did you have at least one drink of any
alcoholic beverage such as beer, wine, a malt beverage or liquor?

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  Total
Respond.^
No drinks 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,421 2,843 51.3 49.6-52.9 678 13.2 12.2-14.4 751 14.4 13.3-15.6 863 16.4 15.3-17.7 286 4.7 4.1- 5.4
Medicaid Region 1 638 351 56.5 51.9-61.0 69 9.1 7.0-11.7 81 12.6 9.8-16.0 104 16.4 13.2-20.3 33 5.4 3.6- 8.0
GENDER
Male 279 136 48.4 41.7-55.2 27 8.0 5.4-11.9 39 13.6 9.6-19.0 57 21.6 16.4-27.8 20 8.4 5.1-13.5
Female 359 215 64.0 57.7-69.9 42 10.1 7.2-13.9 42 11.6 8.1-16.4 47 11.7 8.1-16.6 13 2.7 1.5- 4.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 530 289 55.9 50.9-60.9 50 8.2 6.1-11.0 67 12.7 9.7-16.5 91 17.0 13.5-21.2 33 6.2 4.1- 9.1
Non-Hispanic Black 23 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 85 *** *** *** 14 14.9 8.6-24.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 195 87 44.5 36.4-52.8 27 10.9 7.3-16.1 34 18.7 12.9-26.2 40 20.8 15.1-28.1 *** *** ***
45-64 208 122 60.3 51.9-68.1 21 8.7 5.5-13.6 25 8.8 5.6-13.4 33 17.9 11.9-25.9 *** *** ***
65+ 223 136 68.6 61.5-74.9 18 6.0 3.6- 9.9 21 8.3 5.3-12.9 29 9.6 6.3-14.5 19 7.4 4.6-11.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 239 161 67.5 60.0-74.1 21 6.6 4.1-10.2 22 9.9 6.0-15.9 23 9.9 6.3-15.2 12 6.2 3.2-11.6
Some Post-H.S. 175 104 55.3 46.7-63.5 20 10.3 6.6-15.9 19 11.8 7.3-18.5 25 18.7 12.3-27.4 *** *** ***
College Graduate 223 85 37.3 30.5-44.6 28 12.1 8.1-17.9 40 18.8 13.7-25.3 56 25.6 19.8-32.4 14 6.1 3.5-10.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 303 188 63.9 57.1-70.3 33 8.6 5.9-12.3 31 9.7 6.3-14.5 39 13.6 9.3-19.5 12 4.2 2.1- 8.4
$50,000+ 227 99 43.0 35.6-50.7 22 9.5 6.1-14.7 42 18.9 13.6-25.6 52 23.4 17.5-30.6 12 5.2 2.8- 9.4
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 108 *** *** *** 14 9.6 5.4-16.4 *** *** *** 13 10.6 5.6-19.1 *** *** ***

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2020 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2020 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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