2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 Demographics

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Heavy Drinking*

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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 8 824 766 92.2 89.2-94.4 58 7.8 5.6-10.8
GENDER
Male 374 338 90.0 84.9-93.5 36 10.0 6.5-15.1
Female 450 428 94.3 90.8-96.5 22 5.7 3.5- 9.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 521 480 92.4 89.1-94.7 41 7.6 5.3-10.9
Non-Hispanic Black 132 126 90.5 77.2-96.4 *** *** ***
Other 171 160 93.2 86.3-96.8 11 6.8 3.2-13.7
AGE
18-44 248 220 88.8 82.8-92.8 28 11.2 7.2-17.2
45-64 270 254 93.7 89.1-96.4 16 6.3 3.6-10.9
65+ 284 270 96.0 92.8-97.8 14 4.0 2.2- 7.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 334 314 92.2 86.7-95.6 20 7.8 4.4-13.3
Some Post-H.S. 226 213 93.6 88.4-96.6 13 6.4 3.4-11.6
College Graduate 260 235 89.9 84.3-93.7 25 10.1 6.3-15.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 384 360 92.3 87.1-95.6 24 7.7 4.4-12.9
$50,000+ 287 259 91.5 87.1-94.5 28 8.5 5.5-12.9
Don't know/Not Sure 153 147 93.0 83.9-97.1 *** *** ***

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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions. This question was asked of all respondents.
Yes = Respondents reported having MORE than 2 drinks/day for MALES and MORE than 1 drink/day for FEMALES.
No = Respondents reported having LESS than or equal to 2 drinks/day for MALES and LESS than or equal to 1 drink/day for FEMALES.

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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