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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, how many days per week or per month did you have at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage?*

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  Total
Respond.^
No drinks 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,270 48 0.9 0.6- 1.4 1,544 29.6 27.6-31.7 1,542 31.4 29.3-33.7 1,610 29.9 27.9-32.0 526 8.2 7.1- 9.4
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,676 41 0.8 0.5- 1.3 1,350 29.6 27.4-31.8 1,357 31.4 29.1-33.8 1,445 30.5 28.4-32.7 483 7.8 6.7- 8.9
No 589 7 1.5 0.6- 3.8 192 29.6 24.3-35.4 184 31.9 25.9-38.5 163 26.6 20.8-33.2 43 10.5 6.5-16.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 81 2 1.4 0.3- 7.0 18 31.7 17.6-50.1 27 41.9 24.8-61.1 22 18.1 10.1-30.2 12 7.0 3.5-13.6
Recommended Range 1,890 13 0.9 0.4- 1.8 458 26.3 22.9-30.0 509 27.7 23.9-31.8 672 34.5 30.8-38.5 238 10.6 8.5-13.2
Overweight 1,910 19 0.8 0.4- 1.3 547 28.5 25.4-31.8 565 31.5 28.2-35.0 578 31.2 28.0-34.6 201 8.1 6.5-10.0
Obese 1,239 9 0.6 0.2- 2.2 465 34.8 30.7-39.1 388 35.7 31.2-40.4 310 23.4 19.9-27.4 67 5.5 3.6- 8.2
Current Smoker
No 4,144 35 0.8 0.5- 1.3 1,206 29.9 27.7-32.2 1,221 31.6 29.1-34.1 1,276 30.1 27.9-32.4 406 7.6 6.5- 8.9
Yes 1,109 13 1.2 0.5- 3.0 332 28.5 24.1-33.4 316 31.1 26.4-36.2 331 29.5 24.8-34.7 117 9.6 7.0-13.1
History of CVD**
Yes 399 10 2.2 0.9- 5.5 103 27.3 20.2-35.8 103 24.6 18.0-32.7 124 32.6 22.1-45.3 59 13.3 8.8-19.5
No 4,837 37 0.8 0.5- 1.3 1,430 29.6 27.5-31.7 1,429 31.9 29.7-34.3 1,479 29.8 27.8-31.9 462 7.8 6.7- 9.2
Poor Sleep***
Yes 469 7 2.5 0.9- 6.8 177 34.0 27.7-40.9 137 32.8 25.2-41.4 111 24.0 17.8-31.6 37 6.7 3.6-12.3
No 4,737 40 0.7 0.5- 1.2 1,343 28.8 26.7-31.0 1,391 31.4 29.1-33.8 1,487 30.9 28.7-33.1 476 8.2 7.0- 9.5
Current Asthma
Yes 336 7 1.3 0.5- 3.2 122 34.1 26.9-42.2 102 31.0 23.8-39.2 81 28.0 21.0-36.1 24 5.7 2.9-10.7
No 4,917 41 0.9 0.6- 1.4 1,415 29.1 27.0-31.2 1,436 31.5 29.3-33.9 1,524 30.1 28.0-32.3 501 8.4 7.2- 9.7
Diabetes
Yes 325 9 2.6 1.0- 6.3 125 41.9 34.2-50.1 94 30.4 23.6-38.1 69 17.3 12.7-23.0 28 7.8 4.5-13.2
No 4,942 39 0.8 0.5- 1.3 1,419 29.1 27.0-31.2 1,446 31.5 29.3-33.9 1,540 30.3 28.3-32.5 498 8.2 7.1- 9.5
Disability
Yes 1,305 21 1.6 0.8- 3.3 409 32.9 28.6-37.6 371 30.6 25.6-36.2 351 25.3 20.9-30.2 153 9.5 7.2-12.5
No 3,696 25 0.6 0.4- 1.1 1,050 27.7 25.4-30.0 1,092 32.2 29.7-34.8 1,182 31.9 29.5-34.4 347 7.6 6.4- 9.0

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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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