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2008 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 15,769 6,305 44.3 43.0-45.5 9,464 55.7 54.5-57.0
-Wake County 583 343 58.0 52.8-63.1 240 42.0 36.9-47.2
GENDER
Male 242 165 66.3 58.2-73.5 77 33.7 26.5-41.8
Female 341 178 50.2 43.4-57.1 163 49.8 42.9-56.6
RACE
White 433 272 64.4 58.4-70.0 161 35.6 30.0-41.6
Other 149 71 46.5 36.9-56.3 78 53.5 43.7-63.1
AGE
18-44 204 129 60.2 51.7-68.1 75 39.8 31.9-48.3
45+ 373 210 55.3 49.3-61.2 163 44.7 38.8-50.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 139 52 39.0 29.1-49.8 87 61.0 50.2-70.9
Some College + 443 291 65.5 59.6-70.9 152 34.5 29.1-40.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 211 89 38.0 29.9-46.8 122 62.0 53.2-70.1
$50,000+ 310 223 72.0 65.8-77.5 87 28.0 22.5-34.2

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^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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