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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Binge Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,945 11,005 89.0 87.9-90.0 940 11.0 10.0-12.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 10,456 9,674 89.6 88.5-90.6 782 10.4 9.4-11.5
No 1,457 1,299 86.0 82.5-88.9 158 14.0 11.1-17.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 201 188 87.7 77.5-93.6 13 12.3 6.4-22.5
Recommended Range 3,705 3,402 89.4 87.3-91.2 303 10.6 8.8-12.7
Overweight 4,204 3,828 86.9 84.9-88.6 376 13.1 11.4-15.1
Obese 3,256 3,032 90.3 88.4-92.0 224 9.7 8.0-11.6
Current Smoker
No 9,922 9,295 91.5 90.4-92.4 627 8.5 7.6- 9.6
Yes 1,969 1,657 78.6 75.0-81.8 312 21.4 18.2-25.0
History of CVD**
Yes 1,587 1,533 95.3 92.9-96.9 54 4.7 3.1- 7.1
No 10,239 9,360 88.4 87.2-89.5 879 11.6 10.5-12.8
Heavy Drinker
No 11,436 10,776 91.2 90.2-92.2 660 8.8 7.8- 9.8
Yes 386 143 29.1 23.2-35.7 243 70.9 64.3-76.8
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,378 1,273 91.2 88.6-93.2 105 8.8 6.8-11.4
No 10,294 9,473 88.7 87.5-89.8 821 11.3 10.2-12.5
Current Asthma
Yes 1,005 947 92.6 89.6-94.8 58 7.4 5.2-10.4
No 10,876 9,998 88.7 87.6-89.8 878 11.3 10.2-12.4
Diabetes
Yes 1,680 1,639 96.2 94.2-97.5 41 3.8 2.5- 5.8
No 10,136 9,244 88.2 87.0-89.3 892 11.8 10.7-13.0
Disability
Yes 4,507 4,264 92.0 90.5-93.3 243 8.0 6.7- 9.5
No 6,983 6,322 87.6 86.1-88.9 661 12.4 11.1-13.9

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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
Yes = Respondents who report they did not drink in the past 30 days and who did not have five or more drinks on an occasion.
No = Respondents who report they did drink in t he past 30 days and had five or more drinks on one or more occasions in the past 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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