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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Heavy Drinking*
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,878 11,479 96.5 95.8-97.0 399 3.5 3.0- 4.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 10,396 10,061 96.9 96.3-97.3 335 3.1 2.7- 3.7
No 1,450 1,386 94.8 91.8-96.7 64 5.2 3.3- 8.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 198 191 94.8 85.6-98.3 7 5.2 1.7-14.4
Recommended Range 3,684 3,513 96.0 95.0-96.8 171 4.0 3.2- 5.0
Overweight 4,179 4,030 95.8 94.3-96.9 149 4.2 3.1- 5.7
Obese 3,243 3,182 97.6 96.5-98.4 61 2.4 1.6- 3.5
Current Smoker
No 9,870 9,622 97.7 97.3-98.1 248 2.3 1.9- 2.7
Yes 1,954 1,805 91.5 88.6-93.7 149 8.5 6.3-11.4
History of CVD**
Yes 1,582 1,555 98.3 97.2-99.0 27 1.7 1.0- 2.8
No 10,176 9,806 96.3 95.6-96.9 370 3.7 3.1- 4.4
Binge Drinker
No 10,919 10,776 99.0 98.7-99.2 143 1.0 0.8- 1.3
Yes 903 660 78.9 75.1-82.3 243 21.1 17.7-24.9
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,366 1,322 95.3 91.1-97.6 44 4.7 2.4- 8.9
No 10,242 9,893 96.6 96.0-97.1 349 3.4 2.9- 4.0
Current Asthma
Yes 1,005 976 96.4 93.9-97.9 29 3.6 2.1- 6.1
No 10,807 10,440 96.5 95.8-97.1 367 3.5 2.9- 4.2
Diabetes
Yes 1,681 1,662 98.2 96.9-99.0 19 1.8 1.0- 3.1
No 10,073 9,696 96.3 95.6-96.9 377 3.7 3.1- 4.4
Disability
Yes 4,486 4,379 96.5 94.9-97.7 107 3.5 2.3- 5.1
No 6,938 6,663 96.5 95.8-97.1 275 3.5 2.9- 4.2

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*Heavy drinkers--males having more than two drinks per day OR females having more than one drink per day.

**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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