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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Binge Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 14,849 13,783 91.6 91.0-92.2 1,066 8.4 7.8- 9.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 12,641 11,816 92.4 91.8-93.0 825 7.6 7.0- 8.2
No 2,189 1,949 87.9 85.9-89.6 240 12.1 10.4-14.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 241 229 94.3 87.8-97.4 12 5.7 2.6-12.2
Recommended Range 5,039 4,614 89.9 88.7-91.0 425 10.1 9.0-11.3
Overweight 5,120 4,711 90.7 89.5-91.7 409 9.3 8.3-10.5
Obese 3,648 3,450 94.3 93.2-95.2 198 5.7 4.8- 6.8
Current Smoker
No 11,552 10,985 94.2 93.6-94.7 567 5.8 5.3- 6.4
Yes 3,252 2,756 82.8 81.0-84.4 496 17.2 15.6-19.0
Heavy Drinker
No 14,394 13,610 93.5 93.0-94.1 784 6.5 5.9- 7.0
Yes 406 151 30.8 25.7-36.3 255 69.2 63.7-74.3
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 3,164 3,037 95.3 94.2-96.2 127 4.7 3.8- 5.8
No 11,634 10,698 90.7 90.0-91.4 936 9.3 8.6-10.0
Current Asthma
Yes 1,174 1,120 94.8 92.6-96.3 54 5.2 3.7- 7.4
No 13,591 12,586 91.4 90.7-92.0 1,005 8.6 8.0- 9.3
Diabetes
Yes 1,540 1,514 98.8 98.0-99.2 26 1.2 0.8- 2.0
Yes, During Pregnancy 135 128 94.3 87.5-97.5 7 5.7 2.5-12.5
No 12,992 11,970 90.8 90.2-91.5 1,022 9.2 8.5- 9.8
No, Bordeline Diabetes 176 167 93.5 86.3-97.0 9 6.5 3.0-13.7

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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
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^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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** 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, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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