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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for 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 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 2,734 2,152 73.2 70.4-75.9 229 9.7 8.1-11.6 117 5.0 3.9- 6.5 160 8.4 6.6-10.5 76 3.6 2.6- 5.1
Wake County 251 193 74.5 67.4-80.5 28 11.1 7.5-16.1 16 7.1 4.1-11.9 10 5.7 2.6-12.3 4 1.6 0.5- 4.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 160 135 78.0 67.3-85.9 11 8.2 3.7-16.9 3 2.5 0.6- 9.1 11 11.4 5.7-21.5 0 0.0 . - .
Forsyth 195 151 75.4 67.5-82.0 17 10.0 5.9-16.4 11 4.7 2.5- 8.8 13 7.5 4.0-13.6 3 2.4 0.7- 7.3
Guilford 180 152 82.6 74.1-88.7 14 10.9 5.8-19.6 7 2.7 1.3- 5.9 5 3.0 1.2- 7.5 2 0.7 0.2- 2.9
Henderson/Transylvania 212 179 82.9 75.8-88.2 13 7.0 3.8-12.4 5 2.7 1.0- 7.1 10 4.5 2.1- 9.3 5 2.9 1.0- 7.7
Mecklenburg 219 169 68.1 58.3-76.5 14 8.4 4.2-16.1 15 6.4 3.7-11.0 18 13.0 7.9-20.7 3 4.1 0.7-20.0
Orange 271 218 79.7 72.6-85.3 23 9.8 6.1-15.3 5 1.1 0.4- 3.0 17 7.0 3.9-12.1 8 2.4 1.1- 5.1
Pitt 191 139 67.2 57.4-75.8 20 11.6 6.5-19.9 9 6.1 3.1-11.4 12 8.3 4.4-15.2 11 6.8 3.5-13.0
Randolph 123 96 75.1 64.8-83.1 6 5.6 2.3-13.0 7 6.7 3.0-14.2 8 6.0 2.8-12.5 6 6.6 2.8-14.7
Robeson 116 84 67.5 55.0-77.9 10 11.2 5.4-21.8 7 6.0 2.5-13.6 11 11.7 5.5-23.3 4 3.6 1.3- 9.5
Western NC 217 166 69.5 60.6-77.1 20 8.7 5.4-13.8 9 7.4 3.2-16.3 11 7.5 3.5-15.3 11 6.9 3.6-12.7
Piedmont NC 310 248 74.2 67.1-80.2 28 10.3 6.7-15.4 9 3.9 1.7- 9.0 15 6.5 3.6-11.4 10 5.1 2.6- 9.8
Eastern NC 289 222 72.2 65.1-78.3 25 9.5 6.1-14.6 14 4.5 2.6- 7.6 19 11.0 6.6-17.8 9 2.9 1.4- 5.7

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available for Wake County. Please refer to the North Carolina table for statewide breakdowns.

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported drinking at least one drink in the last month.

#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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