2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 5

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 5 1,295 756 56.1 52.7-59.5 148 13.2 11.0-15.9 155 12.9 10.8-15.4 167 13.1 11.1-15.5 69 4.5 3.4- 6.0
GENDER
Male 566 284 51.2 46.1-56.4 58 12.1 8.9-16.3 75 13.6 10.3-17.6 105 17.0 13.8-20.8 44 6.1 4.3- 8.6
Female 729 472 60.6 56.1-64.9 90 14.3 11.3-17.9 80 12.4 9.7-15.6 62 9.7 7.3-12.7 25 3.1 1.9- 5.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 757 406 53.7 49.4-57.9 84 13.2 10.2-16.7 98 13.3 10.7-16.4 117 14.6 12.0-17.6 52 5.3 3.9- 7.2
Non-Hispanic Black 298 198 61.0 53.6-67.9 37 14.6 10.1-20.7 28 10.2 6.7-15.2 23 10.3 6.4-16.1 12 3.9 1.9- 7.9
Other 240 152 58.6 49.9-66.8 27 11.7 7.5-17.8 29 15.4 9.4-24.3 27 11.8 7.5-18.1 *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 422 202 49.3 43.7-54.9 68 15.8 12.2-20.1 69 16.4 12.6-21.1 75 16.2 12.7-20.5 *** *** ***
45-64 430 249 56.4 50.7-62.1 54 14.3 10.2-19.7 48 11.8 8.7-15.9 58 13.1 9.9-17.1 21 4.3 2.7- 6.8
65+ 411 284 68.6 62.6-74.1 24 7.7 4.5-12.7 34 7.3 5.0-10.6 32 7.6 5.2-11.1 37 8.8 6.1-12.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 482 344 68.7 63.1-73.8 34 8.4 5.7-12.3 53 13.0 9.5-17.6 32 6.3 4.2- 9.3 19 3.6 2.1- 6.2
Some Post-H.S. 378 219 52.8 46.7-58.7 51 17.3 12.7-23.1 42 11.6 8.4-15.7 48 14.0 10.3-18.8 18 4.3 2.6- 7.2
College Graduate 428 189 39.5 34.2-45.1 63 15.9 12.2-20.5 60 15.2 11.4-20.0 85 23.0 18.6-28.2 31 6.3 4.2- 9.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 586 397 65.3 60.2-70.1 57 12.3 9.0-16.7 62 10.9 8.3-14.2 50 8.9 6.5-12.2 20 2.5 1.5- 4.2
$50,000+ 470 202 42.6 37.5-47.9 72 16.8 13.0-21.3 69 14.4 11.1-18.5 91 19.6 15.8-24.1 36 6.5 4.5- 9.5
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 239 157 59.9 51.5-67.8 19 8.7 4.9-14.9 24 15.0 9.2-23.5 26 10.8 7.0-16.4 13 5.6 2.9-10.4

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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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