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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, have you had at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage such as beer, wine, a malt beverage, or liquor?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 17,233 6,747 42.9 41.8-43.9 10,486 57.1 56.1-58.2
-Wake County 859 492 58.2 53.8-62.4 367 41.8 37.6-46.2
GENDER
Male 331 218 63.9 56.8-70.4 113 36.1 29.6-43.2
Female 528 274 52.1 47.0-57.2 254 47.9 42.8-53.0
RACE
White 637 408 65.5 60.8-69.8 229 34.5 30.2-39.2
Other 213 82 42.8 34.1-52.0 131 57.2 48.0-65.9
AGE
18-44 418 256 60.1 53.8-66.1 162 39.9 33.9-46.2
45+ 439 235 55.2 49.8-60.4 204 44.8 39.6-50.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 215 75 37.6 28.9-47.1 140 62.4 52.9-71.1
Some College + 642 417 66.5 62.0-70.8 225 33.5 29.2-38.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 346 155 47.2 39.9-54.6 191 52.8 45.4-60.1
$50,000+ 398 279 69.6 63.8-74.9 119 30.4 25.1-36.2

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^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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
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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