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2012 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 such as beer, wine, a malt beverage or liquor?

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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 11,479 6,712 54.3 53.1-55.5 1,294 12.7 11.9-13.5 1,490 15.0 14.1-15.9 1,476 14.1 13.3-14.9 507 4.0 3.6- 4.4
GENDER
Male 4,461 2,161 46.4 44.6-48.3 534 12.6 11.4-13.9 710 17.7 16.3-19.2 767 17.9 16.5-19.3 289 5.4 4.7- 6.2
Female 7,018 4,551 61.5 60.0-63.0 760 12.8 11.7-13.9 780 12.5 11.4-13.5 709 10.6 9.7-11.6 218 2.7 2.3- 3.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 9,606 5,598 53.7 52.4-55.0 1,047 12.5 11.6-13.4 1,240 14.9 14.0-16.0 1,273 14.8 13.8-15.7 448 4.1 3.7- 4.6
No 1,838 1,087 56.3 53.4-59.1 244 13.4 11.6-15.5 247 15.1 13.0-17.4 202 11.7 10.0-13.7 58 3.5 2.6- 4.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 181 117 59.5 49.0-69.2 *** *** *** 21 15.5 9.5-24.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 3,412 1,757 47.9 45.6-50.2 386 13.4 11.8-15.2 507 16.7 15.0-18.5 542 16.3 14.8-18.0 220 5.7 4.8- 6.7
Overweight 3,880 2,133 50.7 48.7-52.7 457 12.6 11.3-14.0 513 15.3 13.8-17.0 593 17.1 15.6-18.8 184 4.2 3.6- 5.0
Obese 3,272 2,161 61.3 59.0-63.4 360 12.5 11.0-14.1 392 14.1 12.5-15.7 281 9.9 8.6-11.3 78 2.3 1.8- 3.1
Current Smoker
No 9,320 5,617 56.7 55.3-58.0 1,021 12.3 11.5-13.3 1,148 14.0 13.1-15.0 1,156 13.5 12.6-14.4 378 3.5 3.1- 4.0
Yes 2,087 1,052 45.4 42.7-48.2 264 13.9 12.0-16.0 332 18.6 16.4-21.0 314 16.4 14.5-18.6 125 5.7 4.6- 7.0
History of CVD**
Yes 1,400 1,060 71.4 68.1-74.5 102 8.8 6.9-11.2 86 7.3 5.7- 9.4 89 7.7 5.9-10.0 63 4.8 3.6- 6.5
No 9,985 5,580 52.4 51.1-53.7 1,182 13.1 12.2-14.0 1,399 15.8 14.8-16.8 1,383 14.8 13.9-15.7 441 3.9 3.5- 4.4
COPD
Yes 993 724 69.4 65.5-73.1 76 9.0 6.9-11.6 80 10.3 7.9-13.3 75 7.9 6.0-10.3 38 3.4 2.3- 5.0
No 10,425 5,941 53.1 51.9-54.4 1,210 12.9 12.1-13.8 1,408 15.4 14.4-16.3 1,399 14.6 13.7-15.5 467 4.0 3.6- 4.5
Current Asthma
Yes 894 615 61.9 57.1-66.4 77 13.5 10.0-18.0 94 11.0 8.6-14.1 83 10.8 8.3-14.0 25 2.8 1.8- 4.4
No 10,511 6,048 53.6 52.3-54.8 1,206 12.6 11.8-13.5 1,388 15.3 14.4-16.3 1,390 14.4 13.6-15.3 479 4.1 3.7- 4.6
Diabetes
Yes 1,517 1,183 75.2 72.2-78.0 121 9.1 7.3-11.4 104 7.6 6.0- 9.6 83 6.2 4.8- 8.0 26 1.8 1.1- 2.9
No 9,945 5,518 51.8 50.5-53.1 1,169 13.1 12.2-14.0 1,385 15.8 14.9-16.8 1,393 15.0 14.1-16.0 480 4.2 3.8- 4.7
Disability
Yes 3,101 2,187 66.7 64.4-68.9 290 11.1 9.6-12.8 266 10.2 8.8-11.7 244 8.3 7.1- 9.6 114 3.8 3.0- 4.8
No 8,320 4,484 50.7 49.3-52.1 999 13.2 12.2-14.2 1,218 16.3 15.3-17.4 1,228 15.7 14.8-16.8 391 4.0 3.6- 4.5
Housing Stress***
Yes 1,462 940 58.5 55.2-61.8 164 12.7 10.5-15.3 173 13.7 11.5-16.2 140 11.6 9.6-14.0 45 3.5 2.4- 4.9
No 10,017 5,772 53.6 52.3-54.9 1,130 12.7 11.8-13.6 1,317 15.2 14.2-16.2 1,336 14.5 13.6-15.4 462 4.1 3.6- 4.5

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**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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