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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Drinking & Driving--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

During the past 30 days, how many times have you driven when you've had
perhaps too much to drink?*

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  Total
Respond.^
One or more times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,967 106 3.1 2.4- 4.0 4,861 96.9 96.0-97.6
GENDER
Male 2,381 79 4.6 3.5- 6.1 2,302 95.4 93.9-96.5
Female 2,586 27 1.3 0.8- 2.0 2,559 98.7 98.0-99.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,175 79 2.6 2.0- 3.4 4,096 97.4 96.6-98.0
No 784 27 5.3 3.2- 8.5 757 94.7 91.5-96.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 68 *** *** *** 68 100 . - .
Recommended Range 1,714 34 3.5 2.2- 5.6 1,680 96.5 94.4-97.8
Overweight 1,803 40 3.0 2.1- 4.3 1,763 97.0 95.7-97.9
Obese 1,168 28 2.9 1.9- 4.5 1,140 97.1 95.5-98.1
Current Smoker
No 3,873 68 2.3 1.7- 3.1 3,805 97.7 96.9-98.3
Yes 1,062 38 5.7 3.8- 8.5 1,024 94.3 91.5-96.2
History of CVD**
Yes 367 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 4,573 99 3.0 2.3- 3.9 4,474 97.0 96.1-97.7
Binge Drinker
No 3,514 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Yes 1,062 75 8.3 6.4-10.8 987 91.7 89.2-93.6
Heavy Drinker
No 4,061 65 2.4 1.7- 3.4 3,996 97.6 96.6-98.3
Yes 497 36 9.3 6.4-13.2 461 90.7 86.8-93.6
COPD
Yes 287 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 4,664 100 3.1 2.4- 4.0 4,564 96.9 96.0-97.6
Current Asthma
Yes 298 13 4.4 2.4- 7.7 285 95.6 92.3-97.6
No 4,644 93 3.1 2.3- 4.0 4,551 96.9 96.0-97.7
Diabetes
Yes 365 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 4,594 99 3.1 2.4- 4.0 4,495 96.9 96.0-97.6
Disability
Yes 972 20 2.4 1.5- 4.1 952 97.6 95.9-98.5
No 3,979 85 3.2 2.5- 4.3 3,894 96.8 95.7-97.5
Housing Stress***
Yes 558 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 4,409 93 3.1 2.4- 4.1 4,316 96.9 95.9-97.6

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*This question was asked only of those who had a least one drink in the past 30 days.

**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

***Housing stress includes those who report always or usually worried about rent or mortgage payment.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^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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