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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, what is the largest number of drinks you had on any occasion?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Only one Two Three Four Five or more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,091 1,475 23.2 21.5-25.0 1,542 27.0 25.1-28.9 856 17.0 15.3-18.8 394 9.4 8.0-10.9 824 23.5 21.2-25.9
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,542 1,361 24.6 22.7-26.5 1,408 28.0 26.0-30.0 756 16.3 14.6-18.2 344 9.4 8.0-11.1 673 21.8 19.4-24.3
No 544 112 14.7 11.2-19.0 132 21.0 16.2-26.8 100 21.1 15.9-27.6 50 9.2 6.2-13.3 150 34.0 27.3-41.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 73 26 21.9 11.9-37.0 14 19.1 9.5-34.8 11 9.7 4.5-19.7 9 24.2 8.8-51.4 13 25.1 12.2-44.7
Recommended Range 1,832 534 24.3 21.2-27.5 585 26.3 23.3-29.5 310 18.2 15.0-21.9 140 9.2 6.9-12.3 263 22.0 18.0-26.6
Overweight 1,842 502 20.4 18.1-23.0 532 26.9 23.9-30.1 335 18.5 15.9-21.3 146 9.5 7.7-11.8 327 24.7 21.3-28.4
Obese 1,203 355 24.0 20.7-27.7 358 27.8 24.1-31.9 188 14.3 11.5-17.7 91 8.6 6.4-11.5 211 25.2 20.7-30.3
Current Smoker
No 4,038 1,281 26.4 24.4-28.4 1,287 29.2 27.1-31.4 673 16.8 15.1-18.7 298 9.0 7.7-10.5 499 18.6 16.2-21.3
Yes 1,037 187 13.3 10.6-16.6 250 20.0 16.5-24.0 182 17.5 13.3-22.7 95 10.4 7.2-14.7 323 38.9 33.6-44.4
History of CVD**
Yes 379 129 27.3 20.5-35.4 130 30.6 22.9-39.6 59 20.8 11.7-34.3 22 6.4 3.6-11.1 39 14.8 7.4-27.4
No 4,681 1,334 23.0 21.3-24.8 1,402 26.7 24.8-28.6 795 16.8 15.1-18.6 371 9.5 8.1-11.0 779 24.1 21.7-26.6
Binge Drinker
No 4,052 1,463 31.9 29.7-34.1 1,529 37.0 34.8-39.4 827 22.2 20.2-24.4 206 7.8 6.3- 9.5 27 1.2 0.6- 2.1
Yes 1,006 9 0.6 0.2- 1.8 10 0.8 0.4- 1.9 19 2.8 1.0- 7.4 180 13.4 10.7-16.7 788 82.3 78.0-86.0
Poor Sleep***
Yes 451 148 24.2 19.1-30.2 120 22.5 17.6-28.4 62 10.9 8.0-14.7 30 7.5 4.7-11.7 91 34.9 26.4-44.5
No 4,587 1,309 23.0 21.2-24.9 1,406 27.7 25.7-29.7 785 17.5 15.7-19.5 359 9.5 8.1-11.1 728 22.3 20.0-24.8
Current Asthma
Yes 326 119 28.5 22.2-35.8 98 35.4 27.4-44.2 43 12.0 7.8-18.1 25 9.4 5.4-16.0 41 14.7 9.6-21.8
No 4,749 1,350 22.8 21.1-24.7 1,441 26.3 24.4-28.2 811 17.4 15.6-19.3 368 9.4 8.0-10.9 779 24.2 21.8-26.7
Diabetes
Yes 305 111 35.0 27.9-42.9 101 29.7 23.1-37.4 47 15.7 11.0-21.9 14 7.2 3.0-16.6 32 12.3 7.8-18.9
No 4,783 1,364 22.7 21.0-24.5 1,440 26.9 25.0-28.9 809 17.1 15.3-19.0 380 9.5 8.1-11.1 790 23.8 21.5-26.2
Disability
Yes 1,248 406 26.5 22.7-30.7 378 26.9 22.9-31.2 203 13.4 11.0-16.3 82 6.4 4.8- 8.7 179 26.7 21.0-33.3
No 3,603 1,001 21.6 19.8-23.6 1,081 27.0 24.9-29.2 619 18.3 16.2-20.6 293 9.8 8.3-11.5 609 23.3 20.8-25.9

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*This question asked only of respondents who reported drinking at least one drink in the last month.

**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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