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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Alcohol Consumption

Drinking alcohol in the past 30 days*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,948 5,675 41.1 40.1-42.1 9,273 58.9 57.9-59.9
-Wake County 594 333 57.3 52.6-61.8 261 42.7 38.2-47.4
GENDER
Male 229 152 66.2 58.8-72.9 77 33.8 27.1-41.2
Female 365 181 48.5 42.7-54.2 184 51.5 45.8-57.3
RACE
White 431 270 65.0 59.9-69.9 161 35.0 30.1-40.1
Other 156 58 40.1 31.3-49.5 98 59.9 50.5-68.7
AGE
18-44 324 201 61.5 55.2-67.4 123 38.5 32.6-44.8
45+ 264 132 53.5 46.6-60.3 132 46.5 39.7-53.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 156 58 41.4 32.6-50.8 98 58.6 49.2-67.4
Some College + 436 275 64.1 58.7-69.1 161 35.9 30.9-41.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 212 106 47.9 39.9-55.9 106 52.1 44.1-60.1
$50,000+ 244 163 68.4 61.5-74.6 81 31.6 25.4-38.5

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*Data in this table were derived from the first alcohol consumption question.

^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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