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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption-WHITE FEMALES

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%)
TOTAL 2,466 14 0.7 0.4- 1.3 15 0.7 0.4- 1.2 2,437 98.6 97.9-99.1
AGE
18-24 132 3 1.7 0.5- 5.5 0 0.0 . - . 129 98.3 94.5-99.5
25-34 441 2 0.7 0.2- 2.6 2 0.3 0.1- 1.5 437 99.0 97.2-99.6
35-44 570 6 1.2 0.4- 3.0 6 1.2 0.5- 3.2 558 97.6 95.3-98.8
45-54 522 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 4 0.8 0.3- 2.4 517 98.9 97.1-99.6
55-64 408 2 0.8 0.2- 3.9 0 0.0 . - . 406 99.2 96.1-99.8
65-74 233 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.0 0.2- 3.9 231 99.0 96.1-99.8
75+ 151 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 151 100 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 89 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 89 100 . - .
H.S. or G.E.D. 459 5 1.6 0.6- 4.4 3 0.9 0.3- 2.7 451 97.5 94.7-98.8
Some Post-H.S. 690 4 0.7 0.2- 2.4 0 0.0 . - . 686 99.3 97.6-99.8
College Graduate 1,227 5 0.4 0.2- 1.0 12 1.0 0.5- 2.0 1,210 98.6 97.6-99.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 118 1 1.4 0.2- 9.1 1 1.2 0.2- 8.1 116 97.4 90.2-99.4
$15,000- 24,999 250 2 0.7 0.2- 2.7 0 0.0 . - . 248 99.3 97.3-99.8
$25,000- 34,999 261 4 2.0 0.7- 5.4 3 1.3 0.4- 4.3 254 96.8 93.0-98.5
$35,000- 49,999 392 0 0.0 . - . 5 1.6 0.6- 4.5 387 98.4 95.5-99.4
$50,000-74,999 389 2 0.8 0.2- 3.1 2 0.4 0.1- 2.3 385 98.8 96.5-99.6
$75,000+ 603 4 0.9 0.3- 2.9 3 0.4 0.1- 1.6 596 98.6 96.7-99.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 549 4 0.9 0.3- 2.5 3 0.4 0.1- 1.2 542 98.7 97.2-99.4
No 1,876 10 0.7 0.3- 1.4 12 0.8 0.4- 1.4 1,854 98.6 97.7-99.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 47 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 47 100 . - .
Non-Veteran 2,407 14 0.7 0.4- 1.3 15 0.7 0.4- 1.2 2,378 98.6 97.9-99.1
Currently Serving 11 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 11 100 . - .

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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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