2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 Demographics

Alcohol Consumption

Heavy Drinking*
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,358 5,057 94.2 93.4-94.9 301 5.8 5.1- 6.6
Region 4 853 803 93.8 91.5-95.5 50 6.2 4.5- 8.5
GENDER
Male 389 367 94.1 90.7-96.3 22 5.9 3.7- 9.3
Female 464 436 93.5 90.1-95.7 28 6.5 4.3- 9.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 576 539 93.7 91.1-95.5 37 6.3 4.5- 8.9
Non-Hispanic Black 152 142 91.8 84.3-95.9 *** *** ***
Other 125 122 98.3 94.4-99.5 *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 308 288 93.1 88.8-95.8 20 6.9 4.2-11.2
45-64 297 278 93.4 89.5-96.0 19 6.6 4.0-10.5
65+ 227 218 96.3 92.8-98.1 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 281 260 92.1 87.5-95.1 21 7.9 4.9-12.5
Some Post-H.S. 232 222 94.9 90.2-97.4 *** *** ***
College Graduate 338 319 94.7 91.4-96.7 19 5.3 3.3- 8.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 297 277 92.9 88.7-95.5 20 7.1 4.5-11.3
$50,000+ 396 372 94.3 91.0-96.4 24 5.7 3.6- 9.0
Don't know/Not Sure 160 154 94.4 86.5-97.8 *** *** ***

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*Heavy drinkers--MALES having more than two drinks per day and FEMALES having more than one drink per day.
This question was asked of all respondents.

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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