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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Alcohol Consumption

One drink is equivalent to a 12 ounce beer, a 5 ounce glass of wine, or a drink with one shot of liquor.
During the past 30 days, on the days when you drank, about how many drinks did you drink on the average?*

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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 4,629 2,326 43.1 40.9-45.4 1,403 31.9 29.7-34.1 441 10.2 8.8-11.7 185 5.3 4.2- 6.5 274 9.6 8.0-11.5
-Wake County 383 201 43.3 36.5-50.3 128 36.3 29.1-44.2 23 9.4 5.4-16.0 14 4.4 2.0- 9.4 17 6.6 3.7-11.6
GENDER
Male 152 62 28.2 20.4-37.6 55 42.6 31.0-55.0 17 13.8 7.1-25.1 6 4.3 1.2-14.8 12 11.1 5.9-20.1
Female 231 139 61.1 53.3-68.4 73 28.8 22.6-36.0 6 4.3 1.6-11.0 8 4.4 2.0- 9.6 5 1.3 0.5- 3.3
RACE
White 312 161 43.6 36.9-50.6 109 38.1 31.2-45.5 18 6.7 3.9-11.1 11 3.4 1.7- 6.8 13 8.2 4.4-14.8
Other 67 37 41.8 25.9-59.6 18 31.6 14.8-55.0 5 17.0 6.1-39.2 3 7.0 1.4-28.4 4 2.6 0.8- 7.9
AGE
18-44 142 64 38.0 28.7-48.3 50 36.6 25.9-48.9 13 12.3 6.1-23.1 7 5.4 1.9-14.4 8 7.7 3.6-15.8
45+ 238 135 51.1 43.5-58.5 77 35.7 28.6-43.4 10 5.3 2.6-10.5 7 2.9 1.3- 6.2 9 5.1 2.2-11.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 55 24 24.7 13.4-40.9 19 46.3 25.5-68.6 7 20.4 7.5-44.6 1 2.5 0.3-16.4 4 6.1 1.9-18.0
Some College + 327 177 48.9 42.1-55.8 108 33.2 27.1-39.8 16 6.2 3.5-10.7 13 4.9 2.1-11.2 13 6.8 3.5-12.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 98 52 40.3 25.5-57.0 25 38.0 20.2-59.9 7 8.2 3.2-19.8 7 6.2 2.4-15.2 7 7.2 2.8-17.5
$50,000+ 251 125 43.9 36.5-51.7 97 38.9 31.5-46.9 13 5.9 3.2-10.8 7 4.3 1.4-12.3 9 6.9 3.3-14.1

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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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