2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 9 & 10 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 9 & 10 504 78 17.3 13.4-21.9 426 82.7 78.1-86.6
GENDER
Male 232 44 20.9 15.0-28.3 188 79.1 71.7-85.0
Female 272 34 13.7 9.3-19.8 238 86.3 80.2-90.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 344 60 19.5 14.8-25.3 284 80.5 74.7-85.2
Non-Hispanic Black 110 *** *** *** 101 88.7 77.3-94.8
Other 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 133 32 26.4 18.5-36.1 101 73.6 63.9-81.5
45-64 196 25 10.9 7.2-16.1 171 89.1 83.9-92.8
65+ 171 21 12.0 7.4-18.9 150 88.0 81.1-92.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 185 22 12.1 7.6-18.9 163 87.9 81.1-92.4
Some Post-H.S. 149 25 20.6 13.2-30.6 124 79.4 69.4-86.8
College Graduate 167 31 22.2 15.5-30.8 136 77.8 69.2-84.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 193 31 18.3 12.1-26.7 162 81.7 73.3-87.9
$50,000+ 199 36 19.1 13.2-26.7 163 80.9 73.3-86.8
Don't know/Not Sure 112 11 11.9 6.1-21.9 101 88.1 78.1-93.9

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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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