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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, 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 4,541 1,386 26.3 24.4-28.3 1,373 27.2 25.2-29.2 698 15.6 13.9-17.4 375 8.8 7.6-10.2 709 22.1 20.0-24.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,051 1,270 27.9 25.8-30.1 1,253 28.6 26.5-30.8 619 15.9 14.1-17.8 335 8.5 7.4- 9.8 574 19.1 17.1-21.3
No 479 111 17.3 13.2-22.2 117 19.2 14.8-24.6 76 13.8 9.6-19.4 40 10.5 6.5-16.6 135 39.2 31.5-47.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 61 24 36.0 22.1-52.8 18 26.6 14.8-43.0 8 7.9 3.3-17.7 3 5.0 1.3-17.4 8 24.5 11.2-45.6
Recommended Range 1,626 510 28.5 25.2-32.0 518 29.0 25.6-32.5 262 16.3 13.3-20.0 127 8.2 6.5-10.3 209 18.0 14.5-22.2
Overweight 1,702 456 21.8 19.0-24.8 500 24.7 21.8-28.0 290 17.9 15.3-20.8 163 10.7 8.5-13.4 293 24.9 21.2-28.9
Obese 1,009 328 28.1 24.0-32.6 304 30.1 25.9-34.7 122 10.8 8.4-13.7 74 7.1 5.0- 9.9 181 23.9 19.8-28.7
Current Smoker
No 3,673 1,218 30.0 27.8-32.3 1,167 29.5 27.4-31.8 552 15.3 13.6-17.2 286 8.3 7.1- 9.7 450 16.9 14.9-19.2
Yes 847 160 13.1 10.3-16.5 198 19.1 14.9-24.1 141 16.2 12.2-21.2 89 10.7 7.6-14.9 259 40.9 34.9-47.2
History of CVD**
Yes 360 151 42.1 35.1-49.4 101 25.9 20.5-32.3 49 13.9 9.7-19.5 21 6.9 4.0-11.8 38 11.1 7.6-16.0
No 4,153 1,229 25.5 23.5-27.5 1,262 27.3 25.2-29.4 645 15.7 13.9-17.5 351 8.9 7.6-10.3 666 22.7 20.4-25.2
Heavy Drinker
No 4,060 1,355 28.7 26.6-30.8 1,305 29.3 27.2-31.5 603 15.2 13.5-17.1 295 8.2 6.9- 9.6 502 18.7 16.5-21.0
Yes 381 6 0.8 0.3- 2.0 40 5.7 3.8- 8.6 78 17.2 12.3-23.6 67 14.1 10.2-19.2 190 62.1 54.2-69.5
Poor Sleep***
Yes 429 126 24.1 18.0-31.6 108 28.8 21.7-37.2 75 19.4 13.8-26.5 39 7.1 4.7-10.8 81 20.6 14.0-29.2
No 4,068 1,246 26.6 24.6-28.7 1,257 27.1 25.1-29.2 613 15.0 13.3-16.8 333 9.0 7.7-10.5 619 22.3 20.0-24.7
Current Asthma
Yes 319 112 30.6 23.6-38.8 100 26.8 20.3-34.4 41 17.6 10.7-27.7 28 8.2 4.9-13.5 38 16.7 11.1-24.4
No 4,200 1,265 25.9 24.0-28.0 1,266 27.2 25.2-29.4 657 15.5 13.8-17.3 344 8.8 7.5-10.2 668 22.6 20.3-25.0
Diabetes
Yes 280 103 32.8 25.9-40.5 86 24.6 18.7-31.6 39 16.4 11.0-23.7 18 7.6 4.3-12.9 34 18.7 12.2-27.4
No 4,226 1,271 26.0 24.0-28.0 1,278 27.3 25.3-29.4 653 15.5 13.8-17.4 353 8.9 7.6-10.3 671 22.4 20.1-24.8
Disability
Yes 1,226 428 27.8 24.2-31.7 332 25.2 21.3-29.6 168 12.8 10.3-15.7 109 11.8 8.7-15.8 189 22.5 18.2-27.4
No 3,158 906 25.7 23.4-28.0 994 27.7 25.4-30.0 513 17.0 14.9-19.3 249 7.7 6.5- 9.1 496 22.0 19.5-24.7

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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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