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2010 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' [for men] OR '4 or more drinks' [for women] 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 4,633 3,693 74.3 72.1-76.4 358 9.7 8.3-11.4 193 5.3 4.3- 6.5 281 8.2 6.9- 9.7 108 2.5 1.9- 3.3
-Wake County 386 314 77.9 70.0-84.2 31 8.8 4.3-17.0 15 5.9 3.0-11.2 20 6.2 3.6-10.5 6 1.2 0.5- 2.9
GENDER
Male 156 119 72.0 59.0-82.1 14 10.0 3.4-25.9 9 8.1 3.5-17.8 10 8.2 4.0-16.1 4 1.6 0.5- 4.8
Female 230 195 85.0 78.6-89.8 17 7.3 4.0-13.0 6 3.2 1.3- 7.4 10 3.7 1.9- 7.3 2 0.7 0.2- 3.2
RACE
White 313 249 76.8 70.1-82.4 26 7.4 4.7-11.6 13 5.5 2.9-10.3 19 8.6 5.0-14.4 6 1.7 0.7- 4.1
Other 69 62 80.6 53.4-93.7 5 12.4 2.4-44.9 2 7.0 1.5-27.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 141 106 72.8 60.4-82.4 13 10.9 4.3-25.1 10 8.5 4.0-17.4 9 7.0 3.2-14.4 3 0.9 0.3- 2.8
45+ 242 206 85.5 79.7-89.8 18 5.8 3.4- 9.5 5 2.1 0.8- 5.2 10 5.0 2.6- 9.3 3 1.7 0.5- 6.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 55 44 75.6 47.7-91.3 5 17.0 3.8-51.2 2 3.3 0.7-13.8 3 2.5 0.7- 8.5 1 1.7 0.2-11.3
Some College + 330 269 78.5 71.6-84.2 26 6.4 4.0-10.1 13 6.7 3.2-13.3 17 7.3 4.1-12.7 5 1.1 0.4- 2.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 100 81 76.4 51.4-90.9 8 16.6 4.2-47.7 2 1.7 0.4- 7.1 7 4.3 1.8- 9.7 2 1.0 0.2- 4.4
$50,000+ 250 202 76.5 68.4-83.1 20 6.3 3.7-10.6 13 8.4 4.2-16.1 12 7.8 4.1-14.2 3 1.1 0.3- 3.7

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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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