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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

During the same occasion, about how many glasses of wine, including wine coolers, hard lemonade, or hard cider, did you drink?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-2 glasses of wines 3-4 glasses of wines 5-6 glasses of wines 7+ glasses of wines None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 610 49 6.4 3.9-10.1 25 4.2 2.4- 7.2 35 4.2 2.6- 6.6 5 0.9 0.2- 4.0 496 84.3 79.5-88.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 471 38 5.5 3.6- 8.4 24 5.3 3.0- 9.3 31 5.2 3.2- 8.4 4 1.2 0.3- 5.3 374 82.7 77.4-87.0
No 139 11 8.9 2.9-24.3 1 0.8 0.1- 5.7 4 1.0 0.4- 2.8 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 122 89.2 75.0-95.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 9 1 45.0 8.2-88.3 1 2.7 0.3-20.6 1 2.5 0.3-19.1 0 0.0 . - . 6 49.8 10.8-89.1
Recommended Range 246 19 5.1 2.9- 8.9 10 3.1 1.4- 7.0 20 5.6 3.0-10.4 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4 196 86.0 79.9-90.5
Overweight 219 19 6.9 3.9-12.0 9 5.5 2.4-12.1 10 3.1 1.4- 6.4 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 180 84.2 76.7-89.6
Obese 118 9 3.3 1.4- 7.4 5 4.9 1.2-18.4 2 2.7 0.5-12.5 3 3.8 0.6-20.0 99 85.3 71.4-93.0
Current Smoker
No 324 26 5.5 3.3- 9.1 18 6.9 3.6-12.7 25 6.5 3.9-10.7 3 0.4 0.1- 1.8 252 80.7 74.0-85.9
Yes 286 23 7.2 3.4-14.4 7 1.7 0.6- 4.4 10 2.0 0.8- 5.4 2 1.4 0.2- 8.5 244 87.7 80.1-92.7
Binge Drinker
No 1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 100 . - .
Yes 607 48 6.3 3.9-10.1 25 4.2 2.4- 7.2 35 4.2 2.7- 6.6 5 0.9 0.2- 4.0 494 84.4 79.6-88.2
Heavy Drinker
No 441 34 6.5 3.5-11.8 19 5.2 2.8- 9.4 26 4.8 2.8- 8.0 5 1.3 0.3- 5.6 357 82.2 75.9-87.1
Yes 155 14 6.3 3.2-12.0 6 2.0 0.8- 5.2 9 3.1 1.3- 7.3 0 0.0 . - . 126 88.6 81.7-93.2
Physical Activity
Meets Recommendation 261 26 4.8 2.9- 7.9 14 6.3 3.2-12.3 13 3.6 1.7- 7.4 3 0.2 0.0- 0.6 205 85.1 78.5-90.0
Some Physical Activity 232 14 6.8 3.7-12.1 9 3.3 1.4- 7.3 17 5.5 3.1- 9.6 1 2.2 0.3-14.0 191 82.3 74.7-88.0
Physically Inactive 103 8 9.9 2.5-32.3 2 0.3 0.1- 1.1 4 3.6 0.8-14.6 1 0.8 0.1- 5.6 88 85.5 66.2-94.7
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 76 4 12.2 3.0-38.2 1 1.1 0.1- 7.4 3 0.8 0.2- 3.0 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 67 85.6 61.9-95.6
No 534 45 5.3 3.7- 7.7 24 4.8 2.7- 8.3 32 4.8 3.0- 7.6 4 1.0 0.2- 4.8 429 84.1 79.4-87.9
Disability Status
Yes 152 11 9.9 3.1-27.1 10 8.7 3.3-21.1 9 4.5 1.6-12.1 2 0.3 0.1- 1.3 120 76.6 61.0-87.3
No 455 38 5.4 3.6- 8.0 14 2.8 1.5- 5.1 26 4.2 2.5- 6.8 3 1.1 0.2- 5.4 374 86.6 82.2-90.0
Current Asthma
Yes 48 3 4.8 1.3-16.1 7 15.7 5.9-35.6 5 11.5 3.2-33.9 0 0.0 . - . 33 68.0 46.8-83.7
No 559 46 6.5 3.9-10.5 18 3.4 1.7- 6.5 30 3.7 2.3- 5.9 5 1.0 0.2- 4.3 460 85.5 80.5-89.3
Diabetes
Yes 17 2 24.4 5.7-63.3 0 0.0 . - . 3 14.9 2.8-51.1 0 0.0 . - . 12 60.7 27.5-86.2
Yes, During Pregnancy 4 0 0.0 . - . 2 46.1 8.7-88.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 53.9 11.5-91.3
No 588 47 6.0 3.6- 9.8 23 3.9 2.2- 7.0 32 4.0 2.5- 6.4 5 0.9 0.2- 4.1 481 85.1 80.3-89.0
Arthritis
Yes 115 9 7.7 3.3-16.9 3 2.9 0.9- 9.4 12 11.4 5.6-21.9 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 90 77.7 65.6-86.4
No 490 40 6.1 3.5-10.5 22 4.4 2.4- 8.0 22 2.8 1.5- 5.2 4 1.0 0.2- 4.8 402 85.6 80.2-89.7
High Blood Pressure
Yes 137 11 11.7 4.0-29.8 8 4.9 1.9-12.2 10 4.1 1.8- 9.3 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0 107 78.5 63.4-88.5
Yes, During Pregnancy 2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 100 . - .
No 471 38 5.0 3.4- 7.5 17 4.0 2.1- 7.7 25 4.2 2.5- 7.1 4 1.0 0.2- 5.4 387 85.7 80.9-89.5
High Cholesterol
Yes 119 9 5.3 1.9-13.7 12 17.6 8.8-32.0 9 8.7 3.8-18.7 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 88 68.1 54.6-79.2
No 278 20 4.5 2.6- 7.6 11 2.9 1.3- 6.2 17 3.8 2.0- 7.1 3 1.9 0.4- 9.2 227 86.9 80.9-91.2
History of Cardiovascular Disease
Yes 32 2 1.5 0.3- 6.2 4 23.5 7.8-52.7 4 6.5 1.4-25.7 0 0.0 . - . 22 68.6 41.2-87.2
No 574 46 5.4 3.7- 7.8 21 3.1 1.7- 5.8 31 4.1 2.6- 6.6 5 1.0 0.2- 4.3 471 86.3 82.2-89.6

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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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