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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Alcohol Consumption

Considering all types of alcoholic beverages, how many times during the past 30 days did you have 5 or more drinks on an occasion?*

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  Total
Respond.^
None Once Twice 3-7 times 8-30 times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,076 4,729 70.1 68.1-72.1 506 11.9 10.6-13.5 284 5.6 4.7- 6.7 392 9.0 7.7-10.6 165 3.3 2.6- 4.1
-Wake County 336 264 71.5 64.4-77.7 32 12.5 8.1-18.8 23 8.1 4.9-12.9 14 6.8 3.7-12.2 3 1.1 0.3- 3.9
GENDER
Male 164 121 67.6 58.1-75.8 20 15.7 9.9-24.0 12 6.8 3.7-12.0 9 9.0 4.4-17.7 2 0.9 0.2- 4.2
Female 172 143 76.6 64.8-85.3 12 8.4 3.1-20.8 11 9.7 4.5-19.6 5 3.9 1.3-11.1 1 1.4 0.2- 9.1
RACE
White 267 207 70.2 62.1-77.2 29 15.8 10.1-23.7 19 7.5 4.5-12.3 10 5.2 2.4-10.8 2 1.3 0.3- 5.4
Other 69 57 75.2 59.1-86.4 3 3.4 0.9-11.9 4 9.6 3.2-25.8 4 11.3 4.1-27.2 1 0.6 0.1- 3.9
AGE
18-44 128 86 62.2 51.3-72.0 15 14.7 8.0-25.4 16 12.0 6.8-20.4 9 9.3 4.4-18.6 2 1.8 0.4- 7.1
45+ 205 175 83.0 75.9-88.3 17 9.9 6.0-16.0 7 3.2 1.4- 7.0 5 3.6 1.3- 9.3 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 50 34 46.8 30.7-63.6 4 13.0 4.4-32.7 3 10.3 2.8-31.7 6 23.8 10.9-44.6 3 6.0 1.7-19.3
Some College + 286 230 77.2 70.1-83.1 28 12.4 7.8-19.3 20 7.5 4.6-12.2 8 2.8 1.3- 6.0 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 86 65 70.1 55.8-81.3 4 4.3 1.4-12.5 8 7.6 3.5-15.6 7 13.6 5.5-29.8 2 4.3 1.1-16.1
$50,000+ 220 174 72.0 63.1-79.4 25 15.2 9.3-23.8 14 7.4 4.2-12.9 7 5.3 2.3-11.8 0 0.0 . - .

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*This question was 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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