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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, how many times have you driven when you've had perhaps too much to drink?

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  Total
Respond.^
Once Two or more times None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,718 72 1.4 1.1- 1.9 42 0.8 0.5- 1.1 5,604 97.8 97.3-98.3
-Mecklenburg County 361 6 2.0 0.9- 4.6 2 0.7 0.2- 2.8 353 97.3 94.5-98.7
GENDER
Male 158 3 2.2 0.7- 6.9 1 0.7 0.1- 4.6 154 97.1 92.4-98.9
Female 203 3 1.7 0.5- 5.4 1 0.8 0.1- 5.4 199 97.5 93.3-99.1
RACE
White 285 6 2.5 1.1- 5.8 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2 278 97.0 93.6-98.6
Other 75 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.7 0.2-11.2 74 98.3 88.8-99.8
AGE
18-44 204 4 2.2 0.8- 6.3 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3 199 97.1 93.0-98.9
45+ 155 2 1.7 0.4- 6.5 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0 152 97.4 92.3-99.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 71 1 1.7 0.2-11.3 0 0.0 . - . 70 98.3 88.7-99.8
Some College + 290 5 2.1 0.8- 5.1 2 0.9 0.2- 3.6 283 97.0 93.7-98.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 130 2 2.1 0.4- 9.1 1 1.1 0.1- 7.1 127 96.9 90.0-99.1
$50,000+ 177 4 2.6 1.0- 6.7 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9 172 96.7 92.3-98.6

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported drinking at least one drink in the last month.

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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