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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Binge Drinking*
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,474 7,672 87.0 85.9-88.0 802 13.0 12.0-14.1
GENDER
Male 3,285 2,803 82.1 80.3-83.8 482 17.9 16.2-19.7
Female 5,189 4,869 91.4 90.2-92.5 320 8.6 7.5- 9.8
Have Health Insurance
Yes 7,217 6,593 87.8 86.7-88.9 624 12.2 11.1-13.3
No 1,233 1,057 83.4 80.5-86.0 176 16.6 14.0-19.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 139 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 2,505 2,226 85.0 82.9-86.8 279 15.0 13.2-17.1
Overweight 2,857 2,539 84.5 82.5-86.3 318 15.5 13.7-17.5
Obese 2,456 2,289 90.9 89.1-92.5 167 9.1 7.5-10.9
Current Smoker
No 6,955 6,447 89.6 88.5-90.6 508 10.4 9.4-11.5
Yes 1,484 1,193 76.4 73.4-79.2 291 23.6 20.8-26.6
History of CVD**
Yes 1,116 1,051 92.0 89.3-94.1 65 8.0 5.9-10.7
No 7,272 6,539 86.3 85.2-87.4 733 13.7 12.6-14.8
Heavy Drinker
No 8,072 7,537 90.7 89.7-91.5 535 9.3 8.5-10.3
Yes 358 109 20.8 16.1-26.6 249 79.2 73.4-83.9
COPD
Yes 799 754 91.1 87.2-93.9 45 8.9 6.1-12.8
No 7,632 6,878 86.6 85.5-87.7 754 13.4 12.3-14.5
Current Asthma
Yes 711 663 91.5 88.3-94.0 48 8.5 6.0-11.7
No 7,719 6,970 86.5 85.4-87.6 749 13.5 12.4-14.6
Diabetes
Yes 1,266 1,220 95.3 93.3-96.7 46 4.7 3.3- 6.7
No 7,200 6,445 85.9 84.7-87.0 755 14.1 13.0-15.3
Disability
Yes 2,455 2,322 92.2 90.4-93.7 133 7.8 6.3- 9.6
No 5,977 5,310 85.3 84.0-86.5 667 14.7 13.5-16.0

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*Binge drinkers--MALES having five or more drinks on one occasion and FEMALES having four or more drinks on one occasion.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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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