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2010 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 12,085 4,823 44.1 42.6-45.5 7,262 55.9 54.5-57.4
Have Health Insurance
Yes 10,563 4,274 45.4 43.8-46.9 6,289 54.6 53.1-56.2
No 1,490 538 38.6 34.5-42.9 952 61.4 57.1-65.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 204 69 38.0 29.0-48.0 135 62.0 52.0-71.0
Recommended Range 3,750 1,722 48.1 45.3-50.9 2,028 51.9 49.1-54.7
Overweight 4,256 1,806 48.5 46.1-51.0 2,450 51.5 49.0-53.9
Obese 3,283 1,064 36.9 34.3-39.7 2,219 63.1 60.3-65.7
Current Smoker
No 10,010 3,871 42.1 40.5-43.7 6,139 57.9 56.3-59.5
Yes 2,021 930 51.8 47.9-55.6 1,091 48.2 44.4-52.1
History of CVD**
Yes 1,600 387 27.3 24.1-30.7 1,213 72.7 69.3-75.9
No 10,363 4,406 45.8 44.2-47.4 5,957 54.2 52.6-55.8
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,401 468 42.2 37.7-46.9 933 57.8 53.1-62.3
No 10,396 4,290 44.5 42.9-46.1 6,106 55.5 53.9-57.1
Current Asthma
Yes 1,015 333 36.1 31.4-41.2 682 63.9 58.8-68.6
No 11,004 4,466 44.7 43.1-46.2 6,538 55.3 53.8-56.9
Diabetes
Yes 1,695 308 21.0 18.3-24.0 1,387 79.0 76.0-81.7
No 10,258 4,472 46.7 45.1-48.3 5,786 53.3 51.7-54.9
Disability
Yes 4,551 1,315 33.9 31.5-36.3 3,236 66.1 63.7-68.5
No 7,049 3,309 48.9 47.0-50.8 3,740 51.1 49.2-53.0

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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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