2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 4

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Excessive Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,329 771 15.6 14.4-16.8 4,558 84.4 83.2-85.6
Medicaid Region 4 1,017 156 15.1 12.7-17.8 861 84.9 82.2-87.3
GENDER
Male 451 91 19.6 15.7-24.1 360 80.4 75.9-84.3
Female 566 65 11.3 8.6-14.7 501 88.7 85.3-91.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 641 125 19.5 16.2-23.2 516 80.5 76.8-83.8
Non-Hispanic Black 212 13 7.3 3.8-13.4 199 92.7 86.6-96.2
Other 164 18 8.4 5.1-13.7 146 91.6 86.3-94.9
AGE
18-44 403 79 18.8 14.9-23.4 324 81.2 76.6-85.1
45-64 342 51 14.1 10.4-18.7 291 85.9 81.3-89.6
65+ 257 24 8.5 5.3-13.5 233 91.5 86.5-94.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 253 30 10.8 7.2-15.8 223 89.2 84.2-92.8
Some Post-H.S. 234 34 14.9 10.6-20.7 200 85.1 79.3-89.4
College Graduate 528 92 18.7 15.1-23.0 436 81.3 77.0-84.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 325 40 12.1 8.6-16.9 285 87.9 83.1-91.4
$50,000+ 509 90 17.5 14.0-21.7 419 82.5 78.3-86.0
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 183 26 13.9 9.2-20.4 157 86.1 79.6-90.8

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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.

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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