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2009 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 13,008 11,912 87.2 85.9-88.4 1,096 12.8 11.6-14.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 11,382 10,482 87.7 86.3-88.9 900 12.3 11.1-13.7
No 1,599 1,404 84.7 80.9-87.8 195 15.3 12.2-19.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 209 187 85.2 72.8-92.6 22 14.8 7.4-27.2
Recommended Range 4,118 3,746 86.1 83.4-88.4 372 13.9 11.6-16.6
Overweight 4,475 4,061 86.4 84.3-88.2 414 13.6 11.8-15.7
Obese 3,609 3,340 88.1 85.6-90.2 269 11.9 9.8-14.4
Current Smoker
No 10,619 9,936 90.2 88.9-91.3 683 9.8 8.7-11.1
Yes 2,335 1,926 75.4 71.7-78.7 409 24.6 21.3-28.3
History of CVD**
Yes 1,574 1,527 93.8 87.3-97.1 47 6.2 2.9-12.7
No 11,301 10,261 86.6 85.2-87.8 1,040 13.4 12.2-14.8
Heavy Drinker
No 12,414 11,672 90.5 89.3-91.6 742 9.5 8.4-10.7
Yes 459 150 18.8 14.8-23.6 309 81.2 76.4-85.2
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,489 1,372 85.2 80.2-89.0 117 14.8 11.0-19.8
No 11,239 10,272 87.4 86.0-88.6 967 12.6 11.4-14.0
Current Asthma
Yes 1,087 1,033 92.5 89.1-94.9 54 7.5 5.1-10.9
No 11,863 10,825 86.7 85.4-88.0 1,038 13.3 12.0-14.6
Diabetes
Yes 1,701 1,660 96.0 93.7-97.5 41 4.0 2.5- 6.3
No 11,291 10,238 86.4 85.0-87.6 1,053 13.6 12.4-15.0
Disability
Yes 4,558 4,320 89.5 86.7-91.8 238 10.5 8.2-13.3
No 7,788 6,983 85.5 83.9-86.9 805 14.5 13.1-16.1

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*Binge drinkers (males having five or more drinks on one occasion, females having four or more drinks on one occasion).

**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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