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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Alcohol Consumption

On the days when you drank, about how many drinks did you drink on the average?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Only one Two Three Four Five or more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,642 2,572 43.5 41.9-45.2 1,842 32.5 31.0-34.0 637 12.1 11.1-13.3 257 5.1 4.4- 6.0 334 6.7 5.9- 7.7
-Wake County 331 153 46.8 40.7-52.9 115 32.0 26.6-37.9 34 10.8 7.5-15.3 12 4.8 2.4- 9.2 17 5.7 3.4- 9.5
GENDER
Male 151 53 36.6 28.6-45.4 54 33.9 26.2-42.6 23 14.7 9.5-22.0 9 7.1 3.3-14.6 12 7.7 4.2-13.9
Female 180 100 60.5 52.4-68.0 61 29.4 22.7-37.0 11 5.5 2.9-10.2 3 1.6 0.5- 5.1 5 3.1 1.2- 7.7
RACE
White 269 125 47.2 40.6-53.9 91 31.7 25.8-38.3 30 11.6 7.9-16.8 9 3.5 1.8- 7.0 14 5.9 3.3-10.3
Other 57 25 42.6 28.8-57.8 22 33.2 21.3-47.9 4 8.7 3.1-22.5 3 9.5 2.7-28.2 3 5.9 1.8-17.5
AGE
18-44 201 71 38.2 30.8-46.2 83 36.8 29.7-44.5 22 10.7 6.7-16.7 9 6.1 2.8-13.0 16 8.2 4.8-13.7
45+ 130 82 61.2 51.1-70.3 32 23.9 16.3-33.5 12 10.9 6.0-19.0 3 2.5 0.8- 7.6 1 1.6 0.2-10.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 59 24 39.8 26.8-54.5 19 31.0 19.4-45.5 4 6.1 2.0-17.2 6 15.5 6.5-32.6 6 7.6 3.1-17.6
Some College + 272 129 48.6 42.0-55.4 96 32.2 26.3-38.7 30 12.0 8.2-17.4 6 1.9 0.8- 4.2 11 5.2 2.8- 9.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 106 37 31.9 22.5-43.0 43 38.5 28.4-49.8 11 12.6 6.4-23.4 6 7.1 2.9-16.2 9 9.8 4.6-19.7
$50,000+ 161 81 53.3 44.8-61.6 55 31.7 24.3-40.1 16 9.0 5.3-14.8 4 2.6 1.0- 6.8 5 3.5 1.4- 8.1

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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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