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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Heavy Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,606 10,263 96.5 95.8-97.1 343 3.5 2.9- 4.2
-Wake County 683 654 96.7 94.9-97.9 29 3.3 2.1- 5.1
GENDER
Male 240 230 96.4 92.7-98.2 10 3.6 1.8- 7.3
Female 443 424 96.9 95.0-98.1 19 3.1 1.9- 5.0
RACE
White 508 483 95.4 92.8-97.2 25 4.6 2.8- 7.2
Other 166 162 98.9 96.5-99.6 4 1.1 0.4- 3.5
AGE
18-44 226 217 97.7 95.2-98.9 9 2.3 1.1- 4.8
45+ 449 429 95.2 91.9-97.2 20 4.8 2.8- 8.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 162 156 96.7 91.6-98.8 6 3.3 1.2- 8.4
Some College + 519 496 96.7 94.6-97.9 23 3.3 2.1- 5.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 234 222 95.6 91.2-97.8 12 4.4 2.2- 8.8
$50,000+ 363 348 96.8 94.1-98.2 15 3.2 1.8- 5.9

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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
No = Respondents reported having LESS than or equal to 2 drinks/day for MALES or LESS than or equal to 1 drink/day for FEMALES.
Yes = Respondents reported having MORE than 2 drinks/day for MALES or MORE than 1 drink/day for FEMALES.

^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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