2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 Demographics

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
Region 8 838 467 51.5 47.1-55.8 92 13.6 10.7-17.0 107 14.0 11.3-17.3 116 14.9 12.0-18.3 56 6.0 4.4- 8.1
GENDER
Male 383 180 47.5 41.0-54.1 41 12.9 9.0-18.2 50 12.5 9.1-17.1 73 18.6 14.0-24.1 39 8.5 5.8-12.3
Female 455 287 55.3 49.5-61.1 51 14.2 10.4-19.1 57 15.5 11.6-20.5 43 11.4 8.1-15.7 17 3.5 2.0- 6.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 528 262 46.9 41.6-52.2 56 14.1 10.6-18.6 76 15.6 12.1-19.9 89 16.7 13.3-20.8 45 6.7 4.8- 9.3
Non-Hispanic Black 134 *** *** *** 15 11.7 6.4-20.6 13 9.6 5.1-17.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 176 114 60.0 49.5-69.7 21 13.2 7.8-21.4 18 12.0 7.1-19.6 19 11.8 6.5-20.6 *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 256 105 40.3 33.3-47.9 44 17.4 12.7-23.5 49 19.3 14.3-25.5 48 18.9 13.6-25.5 *** *** ***
45-64 275 155 55.3 48.0-62.5 33 13.9 9.2-20.4 25 9.4 6.1-14.0 43 14.7 10.7-20.0 19 6.7 3.9-11.0
65+ 285 192 66.6 59.1-73.4 13 6.8 3.4-13.2 30 9.1 6.1-13.4 24 8.4 5.3-13.0 26 9.1 5.8-14.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 339 225 58.1 51.0-64.9 32 12.5 8.5-18.0 37 13.1 9.1-18.6 29 11.7 7.5-17.7 16 4.6 2.6- 7.9
Some Post-H.S. 229 130 54.1 45.9-62.1 25 14.0 8.9-21.2 32 14.1 9.5-20.3 25 10.8 6.8-16.5 17 7.1 4.1-12.0
College Graduate 264 109 36.2 29.6-43.3 35 15.2 10.5-21.6 38 15.9 11.0-22.5 60 25.8 19.8-32.8 22 6.9 4.2-11.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 390 256 60.1 53.5-66.4 32 10.1 6.7-14.9 43 12.0 8.6-16.6 40 12.8 8.7-18.6 19 4.9 2.9- 8.2
$50,000+ 289 105 34.5 28.1-41.5 47 20.7 15.3-27.5 51 18.9 13.8-25.2 59 19.0 14.4-24.5 27 7.0 4.4-10.8
Don't know/Not Sure 159 106 61.2 50.8-70.6 13 9.0 4.4-17.5 13 10.1 5.2-18.9 17 12.6 7.2-21.2 *** *** ***

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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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