2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

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
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 638 351 56.4 51.8-60.9 69 9.1 7.1-11.7 81 12.6 9.8-16.0 104 16.5 13.3-20.3 33 5.3 3.6- 7.9
Region 3 586 326 55.3 50.5-60.1 69 11.3 8.5-15.0 82 14.5 11.4-18.3 83 14.5 11.5-18.1 26 4.3 2.8- 6.6
Region 4 860 408 47.4 43.5-51.3 110 13.9 11.4-16.9 143 16.4 13.8-19.4 158 17.6 14.8-20.9 41 4.7 3.3- 6.7
Region 5 658 320 50.8 46.3-55.3 80 12.4 9.7-15.7 103 15.6 12.7-19.0 120 17.1 14.1-20.5 35 4.1 2.8- 5.9
Region 6 620 378 58.7 53.8-63.4 74 12.7 9.7-16.5 76 14.2 11.0-18.1 70 11.8 9.1-15.2 22 2.6 1.6- 4.4
Region 7 707 312 45.9 41.6-50.3 117 17.1 14.0-20.6 97 12.4 10.0-15.3 145 20.4 17.3-24.0 36 4.2 2.9- 6.1
Region 8 838 467 51.5 47.1-55.8 92 13.6 10.7-17.1 107 14.0 11.3-17.3 116 14.9 12.0-18.4 56 6.0 4.4- 8.1
Region 9 & 10 514 281 53.4 48.3-58.5 67 13.1 10.0-17.0 62 13.5 10.3-17.5 67 13.7 10.4-17.9 37 6.2 4.3- 9.0
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,969 1,125 53.6 50.8-56.5 247 14.6 12.6-16.9 245 13.9 12.0-16.0 240 12.9 11.1-15.0 112 4.9 3.9- 6.2
Piedmont 2,635 1,268 48.7 46.4-51.0 345 13.5 12.0-15.1 395 15.0 13.5-16.6 490 18.2 16.6-20.0 137 4.6 3.8- 5.6
Western NC 817 450 56.0 51.9-60.1 86 9.2 7.2-11.7 111 13.4 10.8-16.4 133 16.7 13.8-20.2 37 4.7 3.2- 6.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 538 291 54.7 49.8-59.5 61 9.9 7.6-12.9 68 12.5 9.6-16.1 93 18.4 14.7-22.7 25 4.6 2.9- 7.0
Northwest 869 492 55.8 51.7-59.8 101 11.2 8.8-14.1 122 15.3 12.4-18.6 114 13.2 10.7-16.2 40 4.6 3.2- 6.5
Charlotte 687 308 45.3 41.0-49.6 87 14.0 11.2-17.4 118 16.5 13.7-19.8 139 19.2 16.0-22.8 35 5.0 3.4- 7.3
Greensboro 475 252 54.8 49.4-60.1 45 10.0 7.1-13.8 69 14.7 11.3-18.9 83 16.5 13.1-20.7 26 4.0 2.6- 6.0
Southern Regional 846 543 61.2 56.8-65.4 94 12.5 9.7-15.9 98 13.3 10.5-16.8 79 9.9 7.7-12.7 32 3.0 1.9- 4.6
Southeast 423 198 47.6 41.7-53.4 51 13.9 10.3-18.4 52 12.9 9.6-17.2 87 19.3 15.2-24.0 35 6.4 4.4- 9.4
Wake 854 365 44.5 40.6-48.5 142 16.9 14.2-20.1 124 13.3 10.9-16.0 181 21.0 18.1-24.2 42 4.3 3.0- 6.0
Area L & Eastern 729 394 51.4 47.0-55.9 97 14.7 11.6-18.4 100 15.1 12.2-18.6 87 13.0 10.2-16.5 51 5.7 4.1- 7.8
NC MEDICAID MANAGED CARE REGIONS
Region 1 638 351 56.5 51.8-61.1 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
Region 2 869 488 56.5 52.5-60.5 91 10.3 8.0-13.2 119 13.8 11.3-16.7 134 15.7 13.1-18.8 37 3.6 2.5- 5.2
Region 3 870 414 47.9 44.1-51.7 111 13.8 11.4-16.7 145 16.3 13.8-19.2 159 17.3 14.6-20.4 41 4.6 3.3- 6.5
Region 4 1,039 445 45.7 42.1-49.3 170 16.2 13.8-19.0 157 14.3 12.1-16.8 208 19.0 16.5-21.8 59 4.7 3.6- 6.3
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
Region 6 710 389 52.0 47.5-56.5 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

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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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