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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Drinking & Driving--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

During the past 30 days, how many times have you driven when you've had
perhaps too much to drink?*

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  Total
Respond.^
One or more times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,767 85 2.6 1.9- 3.5 4,682 97.4 96.5-98.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,232 69 2.4 1.7- 3.3 4,163 97.6 96.7-98.3
No 523 16 3.8 2.0- 7.3 507 96.2 92.7-98.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 66 2 11.3 2.8-35.5 64 88.7 64.5-97.2
Recommended Range 1,707 28 1.7 1.0- 2.8 1,679 98.3 97.2-99.0
Overweight 1,779 33 2.9 1.8- 4.6 1,746 97.1 95.4-98.2
Obese 1,050 19 2.9 1.5- 5.7 1,031 97.1 94.3-98.5
Current Smoker
No 3,831 55 2.2 1.5- 3.2 3,776 97.8 96.8-98.5
Yes 914 30 4.0 2.4- 6.5 884 96.0 93.5-97.6
History of CVD**
Yes 381 4 0.8 0.3- 2.6 377 99.2 97.4-99.7
No 4,356 81 2.7 2.0- 3.7 4,275 97.3 96.3-98.0
Binge Drinker
No 3,707 20 0.9 0.4- 1.8 3,687 99.1 98.2-99.6
Yes 929 62 7.7 5.5-10.6 867 92.3 89.4-94.5
Heavy Drinker
No 4,178 52 2.0 1.3- 2.9 4,126 98.0 97.1-98.7
Yes 390 28 9.7 5.9-15.3 362 90.3 84.7-94.1
Poor Sleep***
Yes 454 8 1.8 0.6- 5.0 446 98.2 95.0-99.4
No 4,246 75 2.7 1.9- 3.7 4,171 97.3 96.3-98.1
Current Asthma
Yes 329 7 3.4 1.3- 8.6 322 96.6 91.4-98.7
No 4,415 78 2.5 1.9- 3.5 4,337 97.5 96.5-98.1
Diabetes
Yes 302 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 301 99.7 98.0- 100
No 4,420 83 2.7 2.0- 3.6 4,337 97.3 96.4-98.0
Disability
Yes 1,305 25 2.3 1.4- 3.8 1,280 97.7 96.2-98.6
No 3,314 55 2.6 1.7- 3.7 3,259 97.4 96.3-98.3

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*This question was asked only of those who had a least one drink in the past 30 days.

**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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