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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover 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
-New Hanover County 212 9 4.3 1.5-11.9 203 95.7 88.1-98.5
GENDER
Male 98 4 5.4 1.4-19.2 94 94.6 80.8-98.6
Female 114 5 2.7 0.9- 7.4 109 97.3 92.6-99.1
RACE
White 193 8 2.5 1.1- 5.7 185 97.5 94.3-98.9
Other 19 1 13.1 1.8-55.1 18 86.9 44.9-98.2
AGE
18-44 56 3 6.3 1.4-24.1 53 93.7 75.9-98.6
45+ 154 6 2.6 0.9- 6.9 148 97.4 93.1-99.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 41 4 13.8 3.5-41.4 37 86.2 58.6-96.5
Some College + 171 5 1.4 0.5- 3.9 166 98.6 96.1-99.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 69 4 8.1 1.8-29.7 65 91.9 70.3-98.2
$50,000+ 121 5 2.7 0.9- 7.4 116 97.3 92.6-99.1

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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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