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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Binge Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,849 13,783 91.6 91.0-92.2 1,066 8.4 7.8- 9.0
-Wake County 592 537 90.1 86.9-92.6 55 9.9 7.4-13.1
GENDER
Male 228 190 84.2 78.4-88.7 38 15.8 11.3-21.6
Female 364 347 96.0 93.3-97.6 17 4.0 2.4- 6.7
RACE
White 431 383 87.7 83.6-91.0 48 12.3 9.0-16.4
Other 154 147 94.7 88.9-97.6 7 5.3 2.4-11.1
AGE
18-44 323 277 85.7 80.8-89.5 46 14.3 10.5-19.2
45+ 263 254 96.1 92.2-98.1 9 3.9 1.9- 7.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 156 142 92.1 86.3-95.5 14 7.9 4.5-13.7
Some College + 434 393 89.3 85.2-92.3 41 10.7 7.7-14.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 211 188 88.1 81.6-92.5 23 11.9 7.5-18.4
$50,000+ 243 219 89.8 84.9-93.3 24 10.2 6.7-15.1

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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
1=Yes = Respondents who report they did not drink in the past 30 days and who did not have five or more drinks on an occasion.
No = Respondents who report they did drink in the past 30 days and had five or more drinks on one or more occasions in the past 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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