2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 8 820 135 19.5 16.2-23.4 685 80.5 76.6-83.8
GENDER
Male 372 87 22.8 17.9-28.7 285 77.2 71.3-82.1
Female 448 48 16.3 12.0-21.9 400 83.7 78.1-88.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 518 97 20.5 16.6-25.1 421 79.5 74.9-83.4
Non-Hispanic Black 131 14 17.1 9.2-29.8 117 82.9 70.2-90.8
Other 171 24 17.9 10.9-28.1 147 82.1 71.9-89.1
AGE
18-44 246 66 29.7 23.4-37.0 180 70.3 63.0-76.6
45-64 269 35 11.9 8.1-17.0 234 88.1 83.0-91.9
65+ 284 33 10.6 7.2-15.5 251 89.4 84.5-92.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 333 46 18.0 13.0-24.6 287 82.0 75.4-87.0
Some Post-H.S. 224 35 17.9 12.5-24.9 189 82.1 75.1-87.5
College Graduate 259 53 24.2 18.0-31.7 206 75.8 68.3-82.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 383 58 20.7 15.5-27.0 325 79.3 73.0-84.5
$50,000+ 286 62 19.9 15.2-25.8 224 80.1 74.2-84.8
Don't know/Not Sure 151 15 15.9 9.0-26.4 136 84.1 73.6-91.0

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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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