2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 6

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 6 710 389 52.0 47.5-56.4 89 13.6 10.7-17.1 94 14.7 11.8-18.2 91 14.3 11.3-17.9 47 5.5 3.9- 7.6
GENDER
Male 335 166 48.7 42.2-55.2 44 13.2 9.4-18.3 45 13.1 9.6-17.7 54 17.8 13.2-23.6 26 7.1 4.7-10.8
Female 375 223 55.4 49.1-61.5 45 13.9 9.9-19.3 49 16.3 12.0-21.8 37 10.6 7.3-15.1 21 3.8 2.2- 6.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 473 235 45.8 40.5-51.2 61 15.5 11.6-20.4 62 14.7 11.1-19.1 75 16.8 13.1-21.3 40 7.2 5.0-10.1
Non-Hispanic Black 155 107 62.6 52.9-71.4 12 8.5 4.6-15.4 19 12.7 7.8-20.0 12 13.1 7.2-22.5 *** *** ***
Other 82 *** *** *** 16 15.2 8.6-25.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 217 78 35.7 28.7-43.3 37 17.4 12.2-24.1 45 20.4 15.1-26.9 41 20.4 14.8-27.4 16 6.1 3.6-10.4
45-64 256 148 58.4 51.3-65.2 38 15.8 11.1-21.9 28 11.1 7.3-16.6 29 10.5 6.9-15.6 13 4.2 2.3- 7.5
65+ 232 160 73.6 66.6-79.7 13 4.0 2.2- 7.1 21 9.0 5.3-14.8 20 7.4 4.5-11.9 18 6.0 3.6- 9.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 283 172 57.8 50.9-64.4 36 13.1 9.0-18.6 33 12.0 8.3-17.1 29 12.9 8.7-18.6 13 4.2 2.2- 7.7
Some Post-H.S. 206 112 50.0 41.8-58.2 28 16.5 11.0-24.0 27 14.8 9.7-21.8 21 12.1 7.2-19.7 18 6.6 3.8-11.1
College Graduate 218 104 41.7 34.3-49.5 23 9.3 5.8-14.7 34 21.0 14.7-29.2 41 21.1 15.3-28.4 16 6.9 4.0-11.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 300 181 56.8 49.8-63.6 30 10.5 6.7-16.2 40 14.7 10.5-20.2 30 13.4 9.0-19.6 19 4.6 2.8- 7.5
$50,000+ 261 110 38.7 32.0-45.9 41 18.4 13.1-25.2 45 18.6 13.6-24.9 49 18.4 13.3-24.9 16 5.9 3.2-10.7
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 149 98 64.7 55.0-73.3 18 11.8 7.1-18.8 *** *** *** 12 8.9 4.7-16.2 12 6.6 3.6-12.0

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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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