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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for Wake County

Alcohol Consumption

Heavy Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.#
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,670 6,440 96.7 95.9-97.3 230 3.3 2.7- 4.1
Wake County 428 409 94.9 91.3-97.1 19 5.1 2.9- 8.7
GENDER
Male 182 174 94.1 87.4-97.4 8 5.9 2.6-12.6
Female 246 235 95.8 92.1-97.8 11 4.2 2.2- 7.9
RACE
White 309 292 93.0 88.0-96.1 17 7.0 3.9-12.0
Other 117 115 99.1 96.6-99.8 2 0.9 0.2- 3.4
AGE
18-44 241 229 93.7 88.1-96.8 12 6.3 3.2-11.9
45+ 183 176 96.9 93.3-98.6 7 3.1 1.4- 6.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 111 105 95.4 88.0-98.3 6 4.6 1.7-12.0
Some College + 317 304 94.8 90.1-97.3 13 5.2 2.7- 9.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 154 148 95.3 88.8-98.1 6 4.7 1.9-11.2
$50,000+ 176 166 92.9 85.4-96.7 10 7.1 3.3-14.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 410 398 95.7 91.3-98.0 12 4.3 2.0- 8.7
Forsyth 464 438 94.5 91.8-96.4 26 5.5 3.6- 8.2
Guilford 420 409 97.9 96.0-98.9 11 2.1 1.1- 4.0
Henderson/Transylvania 469 451 96.8 94.6-98.1 18 3.2 1.9- 5.4
Mecklenburg 446 426 94.5 88.9-97.4 20 5.5 2.6-11.1
Orange 438 410 95.2 92.7-96.9 28 4.8 3.1- 7.3
Pitt 411 396 93.8 85.4-97.5 15 6.2 2.5-14.6
Randolph 425 413 97.6 95.4-98.7 12 2.4 1.3- 4.6
Robeson 435 426 98.3 96.5-99.2 9 1.7 0.8- 3.5
Western NC 655 633 96.5 94.6-97.8 22 3.5 2.2- 5.4
Piedmont NC 879 857 97.3 95.5-98.3 22 2.7 1.7- 4.5
Eastern NC 790 774 97.8 96.0-98.8 16 2.2 1.2- 4.0

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

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Person, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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