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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

Drinking & Driving

During the past 30 days, how many times have you driven when you've had
perhaps too much to drink?*

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  Total
Respond.^
One or more times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,273 127 3.1 2.4- 4.0 6,146 96.9 96.0-97.6
-Mecklenburg County 372 12 3.8 2.0- 7.4 360 96.2 92.6-98.0
GENDER
Male 176 6 4.9 2.0-11.3 170 95.1 88.7-98.0
Female 196 6 2.6 1.1- 6.1 190 97.4 93.9-98.9
RACE
White 285 9 4.4 2.0- 9.5 276 95.6 90.5-98.0
Other 86 3 2.6 0.8- 8.6 83 97.4 91.4-99.2
AGE
18-44 125 4 4.2 1.5-11.6 121 95.8 88.4-98.5
45+ 242 8 3.5 1.6- 7.4 234 96.5 92.6-98.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 72 3 7.5 2.2-22.2 69 92.5 77.8-97.8
Some College + 299 9 2.9 1.3- 6.2 290 97.1 93.8-98.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 108 5 4.4 1.6-11.3 103 95.6 88.7-98.4
$50,000+ 215 6 3.9 1.6- 9.5 209 96.1 90.5-98.4

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*This question was asked only of those who've had a least one drink in the past 30 days.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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