2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 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 5 652 609 93.5 91.0-95.4 43 6.5 4.6- 9.0
GENDER
Male 290 273 94.0 90.1-96.5 17 6.0 3.5- 9.9
Female 362 336 93.1 89.4-95.5 26 6.9 4.5-10.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 400 366 91.8 88.2-94.4 34 8.2 5.6-11.8
Non-Hispanic Black 160 154 96.2 91.1-98.4 *** *** ***
Other 92 89 98.0 93.1-99.4 *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 243 227 93.8 89.4-96.4 16 6.2 3.6-10.6
45-64 220 202 92.4 87.7-95.4 18 7.6 4.6-12.3
65+ 178 169 94.3 88.1-97.3 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 171 162 95.5 90.5-97.9 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 174 161 91.7 85.6-95.4 13 8.3 4.6-14.4
College Graduate 307 286 93.6 90.1-95.9 21 6.4 4.1- 9.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 243 230 93.2 88.1-96.3 13 6.8 3.7-11.9
$50,000+ 286 261 92.6 88.8-95.2 25 7.4 4.8-11.2
Don't know/Not Sure 123 118 95.9 88.7-98.6 *** *** ***

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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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