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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Binge Drinking--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures*

During this most recent occasion, where were you when you did most of your drinking?*

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  Total
Respond.^
At home Another person's home Restaurant Bar or club Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 609 309 48.7 42.0-55.4 106 20.1 14.6-26.9 39 7.1 4.3-11.4 108 17.2 13.3-21.9 47 7.0 4.6-10.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 473 230 45.4 37.7-53.2 85 21.9 15.3-30.3 32 8.1 4.7-13.7 86 17.3 12.9-22.8 40 7.3 4.6-11.3
No 136 79 59.0 45.9-70.9 21 14.4 7.6-25.8 7 3.9 1.4-10.0 22 16.7 9.6-27.6 7 6.0 2.0-16.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 9 7 91.0 62.3-98.4 1 3.9 0.4-27.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.1 0.6-33.9 0 0.0 . - .
Recommended Range 249 114 44.6 34.7-55.0 50 22.3 14.3-33.1 13 4.3 2.0- 8.9 47 19.0 13.0-26.9 25 9.8 5.5-16.7
Overweight 216 111 51.5 40.5-62.2 33 13.8 8.7-21.2 15 11.0 5.1-22.2 42 17.9 11.7-26.4 15 5.8 3.0-11.1
Obese 117 66 45.7 30.5-61.8 18 26.8 12.0-49.6 10 7.8 3.3-17.3 16 14.5 7.2-27.3 7 5.1 1.3-18.2
Current Smoker
No 321 146 39.8 31.7-48.4 59 20.9 14.2-29.6 28 12.6 7.3-20.8 60 20.1 14.4-27.3 28 6.7 4.1-10.8
Yes 288 163 56.8 46.5-66.5 47 19.4 11.6-30.5 11 2.1 0.9- 5.0 48 14.5 9.7-21.1 19 7.2 3.7-13.5
Binge Drinker
No 1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 605 308 48.9 42.1-55.6 105 19.9 14.4-26.8 39 7.1 4.4-11.4 106 17.1 13.2-21.8 47 7.0 4.6-10.6
Heavy Drinker
No 440 208 44.9 37.5-52.5 80 20.8 14.7-28.8 31 8.7 5.1-14.6 85 18.4 13.8-24.1 36 7.2 4.4-11.4
Yes 156 93 57.9 43.3-71.2 23 17.6 8.0-34.4 8 3.4 1.3- 8.7 22 15.1 8.6-25.1 10 6.0 2.2-15.1
Physical Activity
Meets Recommendation 261 112 41.0 30.9-51.9 55 25.3 16.2-37.3 22 9.9 5.1-18.3 49 18.4 12.5-26.4 23 5.4 3.0- 9.3
Some Physical Activity 232 124 53.4 44.6-62.0 35 15.3 10.2-22.3 13 5.9 3.1-11.0 44 20.0 13.9-27.8 16 5.5 3.0- 9.8
Physically Inactive 102 64 63.0 46.4-77.0 12 12.4 4.9-28.0 4 2.0 0.6- 6.7 14 8.0 3.7-16.3 8 14.6 6.0-31.4
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 75 55 76.8 59.3-88.3 7 8.7 3.1-22.0 3 4.1 1.0-15.4 7 5.1 1.7-14.4 3 5.3 0.9-25.3
No 534 254 44.0 37.2-51.0 99 22.0 15.9-29.6 36 7.6 4.5-12.5 101 19.2 14.8-24.5 44 7.2 4.7-10.9
Disability Status
Yes 153 86 44.9 30.5-60.2 30 26.4 13.0-46.3 8 9.0 3.8-19.9 15 5.0 2.4-10.1 14 14.6 7.0-28.1
No 452 221 49.4 42.0-56.9 75 18.2 12.9-25.0 30 6.5 3.5-11.7 93 21.1 16.2-27.0 33 4.8 3.1- 7.5
Current Asthma
Yes 49 22 30.0 16.2-48.7 12 36.8 17.9-60.9 3 2.1 0.5- 8.6 6 16.6 6.2-37.4 6 14.4 4.7-36.3
No 557 286 50.0 43.0-57.1 92 18.8 13.3-26.0 36 7.5 4.5-12.1 102 17.2 13.2-22.2 41 6.4 4.1-10.0
Diabetes
Yes 16 12 66.6 29.7-90.4 1 8.0 1.0-41.5 1 20.2 3.0-67.4 1 2.8 0.4-18.9 1 2.4 0.3-16.5
Yes, During Pregnancy 4 1 42.0 6.5-88.2 2 45.4 8.5-88.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 12.6 1.4-59.3 0 0.0 . - .
No 588 295 48.4 41.6-55.3 103 20.1 14.5-27.1 38 6.9 4.2-11.3 106 17.5 13.5-22.4 46 7.1 4.7-10.8
Arthritis
Yes 114 72 57.6 43.0-70.9 11 9.8 4.2-21.0 7 9.0 3.7-20.1 13 11.6 5.7-22.5 11 12.0 5.0-26.2
No 490 233 47.0 39.6-54.6 94 21.9 15.7-29.7 32 6.8 3.8-11.7 95 18.2 13.8-23.6 36 6.1 3.8- 9.7
High Blood Pressure
Yes 140 86 59.7 45.4-72.6 18 10.4 5.3-19.4 8 6.3 2.5-14.8 15 12.4 6.2-23.2 13 11.2 4.4-25.4
Yes, During Pregnancy 2 1 55.3 7.2-95.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 44.7 4.8-92.8 0 0.0 . - .
No 467 222 45.9 38.4-53.5 88 22.6 16.1-30.8 31 7.3 4.2-12.6 92 18.3 13.8-23.8 34 5.9 3.8- 9.1
High Cholesterol
Yes 118 69 47.0 34.9-59.5 17 19.2 10.5-32.6 11 14.8 7.2-27.8 13 13.7 7.0-25.1 8 5.3 1.9-14.1
No 277 127 42.3 33.0-52.3 51 20.7 13.1-31.1 18 8.8 4.2-17.8 55 19.8 13.8-27.5 26 8.4 4.9-13.9
History of Cardiovascular Disease
Yes 31 27 68.2 36.7-88.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 14.9 3.0-49.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 16.9 3.6-52.3
No 574 278 46.6 39.8-53.6 106 21.6 15.8-28.8 37 6.8 4.1-11.2 108 18.4 14.3-23.5 45 6.5 4.3- 9.9

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*Asked only of respondents who reported having at least one occasion of binge drinking (past 30 days)

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

* See Technical Notes for definitions of risk factors/conditions.

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