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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Alcohol Consumption

Considering all types of alcoholic beverages, how many times during the past 30 days did you have 5 or more drinks on an occasion?*

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  Total
Respond.^
None Once Twice 3-7 times 8-30 times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,631 4,556 79.6 78.2-80.9 396 7.5 6.6- 8.4 222 4.0 3.4- 4.7 310 6.1 5.4- 7.0 147 2.9 2.4- 3.5
-Wake County 333 278 82.9 77.7-87.0 21 6.5 4.1-10.2 11 3.3 1.7- 6.4 15 5.7 3.4- 9.6 8 1.6 0.7- 3.4
GENDER
Male 153 115 76.5 68.4-82.9 13 8.7 5.0-14.9 8 4.6 2.1- 9.8 11 8.1 4.4-14.5 6 2.1 0.8- 5.1
Female 180 163 91.7 86.3-95.1 8 3.4 1.6- 7.3 3 1.5 0.4- 5.5 4 2.5 0.9- 6.7 2 0.9 0.2- 3.9
RACE
White 272 224 81.4 75.4-86.2 17 6.8 4.0-11.3 11 4.3 2.2- 8.3 12 5.4 3.0- 9.8 8 2.1 1.0- 4.5
Other 56 49 86.6 73.5-93.8 4 6.0 2.2-15.6 0 0.0 . - . 3 7.4 2.3-20.8 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 201 155 76.9 69.6-82.8 17 8.1 4.8-13.4 9 4.5 2.1- 9.3 13 8.4 4.7-14.4 7 2.1 0.9- 4.9
45+ 132 123 92.8 85.9-96.4 4 3.8 1.3-10.6 2 1.3 0.3- 6.1 2 1.4 0.4- 5.6 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 59 45 81.1 68.8-89.4 5 9.1 3.7-20.8 3 3.3 0.9-10.9 2 3.6 0.9-13.2 4 2.9 0.9- 8.6
Some College + 274 233 83.3 77.4-87.9 16 5.8 3.3- 9.9 8 3.3 1.5- 7.2 13 6.3 3.5-11.1 4 1.2 0.4- 3.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 106 83 75.4 64.0-84.2 8 8.4 3.9-17.1 7 7.4 3.1-16.9 6 7.9 3.2-18.3 2 0.8 0.2- 4.1
$50,000+ 163 139 85.3 78.5-90.2 10 5.5 2.8-10.5 2 1.5 0.4- 5.8 7 5.2 2.5-10.8 5 2.4 1.0- 6.0

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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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