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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

During the past 30 days, have you had at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage such as beer, wine, a malt beverage, or liquor?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 13,127 5,382 45.5 44.0-47.1 7,745 54.5 52.9-56.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 11,472 4,771 47.0 45.4-48.6 6,701 53.0 51.4-54.6
No 1,628 606 39.2 35.0-43.7 1,022 60.8 56.3-65.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 213 81 35.9 25.0-48.4 132 64.1 51.6-75.0
Recommended Range 4,161 1,932 50.8 47.9-53.6 2,229 49.2 46.4-52.1
Overweight 4,507 1,944 47.6 45.2-50.1 2,563 52.4 49.9-54.8
Obese 3,640 1,266 41.0 38.1-44.0 2,374 59.0 56.0-61.9
Current Smoker
No 10,701 4,228 42.8 41.1-44.5 6,473 57.2 55.5-58.9
Yes 2,370 1,135 56.3 52.8-59.7 1,235 43.7 40.3-47.2
History of CVD**
Yes 1,580 410 31.4 26.5-36.6 1,170 68.6 63.4-73.5
No 11,413 4,936 47.0 45.4-48.6 6,477 53.0 51.4-54.6
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,505 491 39.3 34.9-43.8 1,014 60.7 56.2-65.1
No 11,336 4,820 46.7 45.0-48.3 6,516 53.3 51.7-55.0
Current Asthma
Yes 1,094 351 39.5 34.5-44.6 743 60.5 55.4-65.5
No 11,975 5,014 46.0 44.4-47.7 6,961 54.0 52.3-55.6
Diabetes
Yes 1,707 334 22.9 19.8-26.4 1,373 77.1 73.6-80.2
No 11,404 5,045 47.9 46.2-49.6 6,359 52.1 50.4-53.8
Disability
Yes 4,588 1,348 36.0 33.3-38.8 3,240 64.0 61.2-66.7
No 7,853 3,748 50.4 48.4-52.3 4,105 49.6 47.7-51.6

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

***Poor sleep defined as not getting enough rest or sleep for all 30 days out of the past 30 days.

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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