2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 Demographics

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
Region 3 582 63 12.8 9.8-16.6 519 87.2 83.4-90.2
GENDER
Male 269 41 16.0 11.5-21.8 228 84.0 78.2-88.5
Female 313 22 9.8 6.1-15.3 291 90.2 84.7-93.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 448 49 13.1 9.7-17.5 399 86.9 82.5-90.3
Non-Hispanic Black 66 *** *** *** 62 90.8 77.3-96.6
Other 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 172 37 21.6 15.4-29.4 135 78.4 70.6-84.6
45-64 203 16 8.9 5.3-14.4 187 91.1 85.6-94.7
65+ 198 *** *** *** 188 96.1 92.2-98.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 205 20 11.1 6.9-17.4 185 88.9 82.6-93.1
Some Post-H.S. 179 26 17.0 11.3-24.6 153 83.0 75.4-88.7
College Graduate 197 17 9.5 5.4-15.9 180 90.5 84.1-94.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 254 26 11.5 7.5-17.2 228 88.5 82.8-92.5
$50,000+ 222 28 16.2 10.8-23.5 194 83.8 76.5-89.2
Don't know/Not Sure 106 *** *** *** 97 91.4 83.3-95.8

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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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