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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Considering all types of alcoholic beverages, how many times during the past 30 days did you have
'5 or more drinks' [for men] OR '4 or more drinks' [for women] on an occasion?*

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  Total
Respond.^
None Once Twice 3-7 times 8-30 times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,633 3,693 74.3 72.1-76.4 358 9.7 8.3-11.4 193 5.3 4.3- 6.5 281 8.2 6.9- 9.7 108 2.5 1.9- 3.3
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,123 3,341 76.7 74.5-78.8 313 9.4 8.0-11.0 164 4.7 3.8- 5.9 224 7.2 5.9- 8.7 81 2.0 1.5- 2.8
No 499 341 61.0 53.6-68.0 45 11.6 6.9-18.9 29 8.5 4.9-14.3 57 14.0 9.9-19.3 27 5.0 2.9- 8.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 64 51 66.5 47.6-81.3 3 9.1 2.3-29.8 2 4.5 0.7-23.8 6 10.6 4.3-23.9 2 9.2 2.0-34.1
Recommended Range 1,657 1,354 77.3 73.3-80.9 123 10.7 7.8-14.5 59 4.2 2.8- 6.2 90 5.7 4.4- 7.4 31 2.1 1.1- 3.8
Overweight 1,737 1,361 72.0 68.3-75.4 132 9.4 7.4-12.0 73 4.6 3.4- 6.2 122 11.6 8.9-14.8 49 2.4 1.7- 3.5
Obese 1,028 804 73.3 68.6-77.6 90 9.1 7.0-11.8 55 7.9 5.1-12.0 55 6.7 4.6- 9.7 24 3.0 1.7- 5.2
Current Smoker
No 3,743 3,116 79.3 77.0-81.4 275 9.5 7.9-11.3 141 4.6 3.6- 5.8 161 5.2 4.1- 6.4 50 1.5 1.0- 2.2
Yes 868 556 56.4 50.5-62.1 83 10.8 7.4-15.4 52 7.8 5.0-12.0 119 18.9 14.7-24.0 58 6.1 4.1- 9.0
History of CVD**
Yes 368 314 82.2 74.5-87.9 28 10.4 5.9-17.9 7 1.8 0.8- 4.1 12 3.8 1.5- 9.5 7 1.8 0.8- 4.0
No 4,238 3,359 73.9 71.6-76.1 326 9.6 8.1-11.4 186 5.5 4.4- 6.9 266 8.4 7.1-10.0 101 2.5 1.9- 3.4
Heavy Drinker
No 4,124 3,464 78.2 75.8-80.4 316 10.0 8.4-11.8 147 4.9 3.9- 6.3 175 6.2 5.0- 7.7 22 0.7 0.4- 1.3
Yes 386 143 29.1 23.2-35.7 31 7.7 4.6-12.6 38 9.1 5.8-13.8 97 32.3 25.5-40.0 77 21.9 16.6-28.3
Poor Sleep***
Yes 437 332 77.9 71.7-83.0 36 8.7 5.4-13.7 16 2.8 1.3- 5.9 39 8.7 5.8-12.8 14 1.9 1.0- 3.8
No 4,148 3,327 74.0 71.6-76.3 316 9.9 8.3-11.7 176 5.6 4.5- 7.0 238 8.2 6.8- 9.8 91 2.3 1.7- 3.1
Current Asthma
Yes 321 263 79.2 71.6-85.2 28 10.4 6.1-17.0 11 2.1 1.0- 4.1 16 7.0 3.7-12.7 3 1.3 0.3- 5.4
No 4,291 3,413 74.0 71.6-76.2 330 9.7 8.2-11.5 181 5.5 4.4- 6.9 264 8.3 6.9- 9.9 103 2.5 1.9- 3.3
Diabetes
Yes 282 241 80.5 72.1-86.8 14 5.4 2.8-10.3 7 2.0 0.6- 6.0 10 7.9 3.6-16.8 10 4.2 2.0- 8.5
No 4,312 3,420 74.0 71.6-76.2 344 10.0 8.5-11.8 185 5.5 4.4- 6.8 266 8.2 6.9- 9.7 97 2.4 1.8- 3.2
Disability
Yes 1,246 1,003 75.4 71.3-79.1 88 7.6 5.8-10.0 52 5.9 3.7- 9.2 68 8.0 5.9-10.7 35 3.1 1.8- 5.1
No 3,219 2,558 74.0 71.4-76.5 258 10.0 8.4-12.0 135 5.2 4.1- 6.7 202 8.5 6.9-10.4 66 2.2 1.5- 3.2

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*This question was 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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