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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Drinking & Driving--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

During the past 30 days, how many times have you driven when you've had
perhaps too much to drink?

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  Total
Respond.^
One or more times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,273 127 3.1 2.4- 4.0 6,146 96.9 96.0-97.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,615 104 2.6 2.0- 3.5 5,511 97.4 96.5-98.0
No 648 23 5.5 2.9-10.2 625 94.5 89.8-97.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 79 0 0.0 . - . 79 100 . - .
Recommended Range 2,191 51 3.2 2.0- 5.0 2,140 96.8 95.0-98.0
Overweight 2,394 46 3.6 2.4- 5.5 2,348 96.4 94.5-97.6
Obese 1,453 29 2.4 1.4- 4.1 1,424 97.6 95.9-98.6
Current Smoker
No 4,920 71 1.8 1.3- 2.4 4,849 98.2 97.6-98.7
Yes 1,332 56 6.8 4.6-10.1 1,276 93.2 89.9-95.4
History of CVD**
Yes 491 3 0.3 0.1- 1.3 488 99.7 98.7-99.9
No 5,745 124 3.3 2.5- 4.2 5,621 96.7 95.8-97.5
Binge Drinker
No 4,789 27 0.7 0.4- 1.3 4,762 99.3 98.7-99.6
Yes 1,336 98 8.8 6.6-11.7 1,238 91.2 88.3-93.4
Heavy Drinker
No 5,459 80 2.5 1.8- 3.4 5,379 97.5 96.6-98.2
Yes 559 44 10.2 6.5-15.7 515 89.8 84.3-93.5
Current Asthma
Yes 373 8 3.0 1.3- 6.9 365 97.0 93.1-98.7
No 5,874 118 3.1 2.3- 4.1 5,756 96.9 95.9-97.7
Diabetes
Yes 400 4 1.5 0.5- 4.9 396 98.5 95.1-99.5
No 5,872 123 3.2 2.4- 4.1 5,749 96.8 95.9-97.6
Disability
Yes 1,751 42 4.6 2.9- 7.1 1,709 95.4 92.9-97.1
No 4,392 83 2.7 1.9- 3.7 4,309 97.3 96.3-98.1

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This qustion was asked only of those who've had a least one drink in the past 30 days.

**History of Cardiovascular Disease: includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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