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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, what is the largest number of drinks you had on any occasion?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Only one Two Three Four Five or more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,541 1,386 26.3 24.4-28.3 1,373 27.2 25.2-29.2 698 15.6 13.9-17.4 375 8.8 7.6-10.2 709 22.1 20.0-24.5
-Wake County 373 109 26.2 20.8-32.4 116 24.2 19.4-29.8 69 23.2 17.2-30.6 30 9.2 5.3-15.6 49 17.1 11.2-25.3
GENDER
Male 149 39 19.8 13.4-28.3 31 16.3 10.7-24.1 33 27.5 17.8-39.8 13 9.7 4.0-21.8 33 26.7 16.6-40.1
Female 224 70 33.7 26.3-42.1 85 33.4 26.6-41.0 36 18.3 12.9-25.2 17 8.6 4.9-14.8 16 5.9 3.3-10.6
RACE
White 303 81 23.5 18.3-29.8 94 25.2 20.0-31.2 58 23.8 17.6-31.3 26 9.0 5.7-13.9 44 18.5 13.1-25.4
Other 66 26 33.1 19.4-50.4 22 21.9 12.2-36.1 10 21.6 9.2-42.7 4 10.0 2.0-38.2 4 13.4 2.5-48.7
AGE
18-44 139 32 22.7 15.5-31.9 41 22.4 15.7-30.8 28 23.2 14.6-34.8 11 9.0 3.7-20.1 27 22.7 13.6-35.5
45+ 231 76 31.4 24.8-38.8 74 26.8 21.0-33.4 41 23.5 17.2-31.4 19 9.6 5.5-16.1 21 8.7 5.4-13.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 55 20 23.1 11.9-40.0 12 10.6 4.8-21.8 9 28.0 11.9-52.6 6 15.4 4.3-42.7 8 22.9 7.2-53.3
Some College + 317 89 27.2 21.5-33.7 103 28.0 22.6-34.1 60 21.9 16.5-28.6 24 7.4 4.6-11.7 41 15.5 10.7-22.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 96 36 32.3 19.3-48.7 26 15.4 8.6-26.0 10 15.2 7.2-29.3 10 16.4 5.5-39.6 14 20.8 6.7-48.8
$50,000+ 245 60 23.4 17.7-30.3 78 28.0 22.0-35.0 55 23.7 17.3-31.6 19 7.4 4.3-12.4 33 17.4 11.8-25.0

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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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