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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, 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 4,708 50 0.7 0.4- 1.1 1,286 28.9 26.8-31.0 1,394 31.4 29.2-33.7 1,484 31.1 29.0-33.3 494 7.9 6.9- 9.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,175 44 0.6 0.4- 0.8 1,104 27.7 25.7-29.9 1,240 31.5 29.3-33.9 1,344 31.8 29.6-34.1 443 8.3 7.3- 9.6
No 522 6 1.5 0.5- 4.8 173 34.2 27.8-41.3 153 30.9 24.5-38.2 139 27.6 21.3-35.0 51 5.8 3.9- 8.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 66 2 1.1 0.2- 5.0 12 16.1 7.9-30.2 25 36.2 22.1-53.1 16 33.8 19.8-51.3 11 12.8 5.9-25.5
Recommended Range 1,682 20 0.6 0.4- 1.0 402 26.6 23.3-30.3 476 30.4 26.6-34.5 574 33.1 29.4-37.0 210 9.3 7.7-11.3
Overweight 1,770 17 0.9 0.4- 2.1 412 23.8 20.7-27.1 535 32.8 29.3-36.5 615 34.1 30.5-37.9 191 8.4 6.7-10.4
Obese 1,036 9 0.4 0.2- 0.9 400 39.2 34.7-44.0 305 30.8 26.4-35.5 249 24.4 20.6-28.6 73 5.2 3.8- 7.1
Current Smoker
No 3,788 40 0.7 0.4- 1.2 1,047 29.9 27.7-32.3 1,123 31.1 28.8-33.5 1,198 30.7 28.5-33.0 380 7.6 6.6- 8.8
Yes 898 10 0.7 0.3- 1.7 233 25.5 20.9-30.7 260 32.0 26.6-38.0 282 32.7 27.2-38.7 113 9.1 6.7-12.1
History of CVD**
Yes 377 6 1.0 0.4- 2.4 98 27.9 22.1-34.6 111 31.5 24.8-39.0 104 25.3 19.3-32.5 58 14.2 10.4-19.2
No 4,301 44 0.7 0.4- 1.1 1,179 28.9 26.7-31.1 1,272 31.3 29.1-33.7 1,373 31.5 29.3-33.8 433 7.6 6.6- 8.7
Poor Sleep***
Yes 453 8 1.2 0.4- 3.1 140 29.9 23.4-37.3 124 31.4 24.2-39.7 129 29.1 21.9-37.5 52 8.4 5.4-13.1
No 4,199 40 0.6 0.4- 1.1 1,136 29.0 26.8-31.2 1,251 31.5 29.2-33.8 1,342 31.3 29.1-33.6 430 7.6 6.6- 8.7
Current Asthma
Yes 327 2 0.2 0.0- 0.9 108 29.0 22.5-36.6 103 36.4 28.0-45.7 90 28.7 21.8-36.8 24 5.6 3.3- 9.4
No 4,357 47 0.7 0.5- 1.2 1,168 28.8 26.7-31.0 1,286 31.1 28.8-33.5 1,387 31.3 29.1-33.6 469 8.1 7.0- 9.2
Diabetes
Yes 302 11 2.4 1.2- 4.8 105 32.7 26.0-40.2 84 33.0 25.8-41.2 60 17.9 13.0-24.0 42 14.0 9.3-20.5
No 4,368 38 0.6 0.3- 1.1 1,171 28.7 26.6-30.9 1,300 31.3 29.1-33.7 1,412 31.8 29.6-34.1 447 7.6 6.6- 8.7
Disability
Yes 1,276 25 1.1 0.7- 1.7 384 33.0 28.8-37.6 373 30.1 26.0-34.5 337 26.2 22.1-30.7 157 9.6 7.7-11.8
No 3,250 24 0.4 0.3- 0.7 845 27.6 25.3-30.1 966 31.6 29.1-34.3 1,095 32.8 30.3-35.4 320 7.6 6.4- 8.9

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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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