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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, how many days per week or per month did you have at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage?*

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  Total
Respond.^
No drinks 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,173 84 1.1 0.8- 1.6 1,703 28.9 27.2-30.7 1,900 32.5 30.7-34.4 1,856 30.0 28.3-31.8 630 7.4 6.7- 8.3
-Wake County 340 3 0.5 0.1- 1.4 93 28.0 22.5-34.2 105 32.6 26.7-39.2 114 32.9 27.0-39.3 25 6.1 3.6-10.0
GENDER
Male 164 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 29 19.5 13.1-28.0 57 36.8 28.5-46.0 64 36.1 28.2-44.7 13 7.4 3.7-14.3
Female 176 2 0.7 0.2- 2.8 64 38.4 29.8-47.9 48 27.4 19.8-36.8 50 28.9 20.5-39.1 12 4.5 2.3- 8.7
RACE
White 270 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7 63 22.4 17.1-28.7 83 31.0 24.7-38.0 99 38.3 31.4-45.8 23 7.9 4.6-13.1
Other 70 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 30 43.6 30.3-57.9 22 37.2 24.2-52.5 15 17.7 10.0-29.2 2 1.0 0.2- 3.9
AGE
18-44 128 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 39 29.8 21.5-39.5 41 33.3 24.3-43.7 43 32.5 23.7-42.7 4 4.2 1.3-12.3
45+ 209 2 0.7 0.2- 2.8 54 26.0 19.8-33.4 63 31.8 25.0-39.4 69 33.1 26.4-40.7 21 8.4 5.2-13.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 52 2 1.5 0.4- 6.1 15 28.3 15.7-45.7 22 44.3 28.3-61.7 11 19.5 10.1-34.2 2 6.3 1.0-31.8
Some College + 288 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 78 27.9 22.1-34.5 83 29.8 23.8-36.7 103 36.1 29.5-43.2 23 6.0 3.8- 9.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 88 2 1.3 0.3- 5.0 30 42.8 30.1-56.4 26 30.5 20.0-43.6 24 21.9 13.9-32.8 6 3.5 1.4- 8.5
$50,000+ 222 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 58 25.2 19.1-32.3 70 32.5 25.4-40.5 77 35.4 28.0-43.6 16 6.7 3.6-12.4

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*This question asked only of respondents who reported drinking at least one drink in the last month.

^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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