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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Heavy Drinking*
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,460 8,097 95.1 94.4-95.7 363 4.9 4.3- 5.6
GENDER
Male 3,282 3,122 95.0 94.0-95.9 160 5.0 4.1- 6.0
Female 5,178 4,975 95.2 94.3-96.0 203 4.8 4.0- 5.7
Have Health Insurance
Yes 7,209 6,902 95.2 94.4-95.8 307 4.8 4.2- 5.6
No 1,227 1,171 94.9 93.1-96.2 56 5.1 3.8- 6.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 137 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 2,502 2,353 93.7 92.2-94.9 149 6.3 5.1- 7.8
Overweight 2,853 2,721 94.5 93.2-95.5 132 5.5 4.5- 6.8
Obese 2,451 2,385 97.0 95.9-97.9 66 3.0 2.1- 4.1
Current Smoker
No 6,943 6,713 96.4 95.8-97.0 230 3.6 3.0- 4.2
Yes 1,483 1,351 89.9 87.6-91.8 132 10.1 8.2-12.4
History of CVD**
Yes 1,116 1,081 95.7 93.3-97.3 35 4.3 2.7- 6.7
No 7,259 6,933 95.0 94.3-95.7 326 5.0 4.3- 5.7
Binge Drinker
No 7,646 7,537 98.8 98.5-99.1 109 1.2 0.9- 1.5
Yes 784 535 69.9 65.8-73.6 249 30.1 26.4-34.2
COPD
Yes 798 771 95.6 92.4-97.5 27 4.4 2.5- 7.6
No 7,618 7,283 95.1 94.4-95.7 335 4.9 4.3- 5.6
Current Asthma
Yes 709 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 7,707 7,363 94.9 94.2-95.5 344 5.1 4.5- 5.8
Diabetes
Yes 1,265 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 7,187 6,839 94.6 93.8-95.3 348 5.4 4.7- 6.2
Disability
Yes 2,452 2,386 97.0 95.7-97.9 66 3.0 2.1- 4.3
No 5,967 5,671 94.6 93.7-95.3 296 5.4 4.7- 6.3

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*Heavy drinkers--MALES having more than two drinks per day and FEMALES having more than one drink per day.

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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