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2013 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 8,527 5,141 55.7 54.2-57.1 1,049 14.1 13.1-15.2 939 12.9 12.0-14.0 1,034 13.3 12.4-14.3 364 4.0 3.5- 4.5
GENDER
Male 3,325 1,700 49.1 46.8-51.3 415 13.8 12.4-15.5 449 14.9 13.4-16.6 545 16.7 15.1-18.3 216 5.5 4.7- 6.5
Female 5,202 3,441 61.8 59.9-63.6 634 14.4 13.1-15.7 490 11.1 9.9-12.4 489 10.2 9.2-11.4 148 2.5 2.0- 3.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 7,256 4,355 55.2 53.6-56.8 864 13.8 12.7-14.9 794 12.9 11.8-14.0 917 14.0 12.9-15.1 326 4.1 3.6- 4.8
No 1,247 767 57.3 53.8-60.8 184 15.5 13.1-18.3 142 13.1 10.8-15.7 116 10.7 8.6-13.2 38 3.4 2.3- 4.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 142 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 2,522 1,355 49.8 47.1-52.4 281 12.6 10.9-14.5 322 14.8 13.0-16.8 403 17.0 15.2-19.0 161 5.8 4.7- 7.1
Overweight 2,874 1,639 51.9 49.4-54.4 369 14.8 13.1-16.7 340 14.2 12.5-16.1 403 15.1 13.4-16.9 123 4.0 3.2- 5.1
Obese 2,466 1,658 62.0 59.4-64.7 328 15.8 13.9-18.0 234 11.3 9.6-13.2 181 8.3 6.9- 9.9 65 2.5 1.8- 3.5
Current Smoker
No 6,993 4,298 57.3 55.7-58.9 841 14.0 12.9-15.2 740 12.2 11.2-13.3 831 12.9 11.9-14.0 283 3.6 3.1- 4.2
Yes 1,498 819 48.7 45.4-52.1 202 14.6 12.4-17.2 198 16.0 13.7-18.7 198 15.0 12.8-17.6 81 5.6 4.2- 7.4
History of CVD**
Yes 1,123 856 73.8 70.1-77.1 78 7.8 5.9-10.2 69 6.7 5.0- 8.8 70 6.4 4.8- 8.5 50 5.4 3.7- 7.9
No 7,318 4,217 53.5 52.0-55.1 967 14.8 13.7-16.0 865 13.7 12.6-14.8 957 14.1 13.1-15.2 312 3.8 3.3- 4.4
COPD
Yes 802 594 68.4 63.6-72.9 71 10.5 7.8-13.9 53 8.7 6.2-12.1 50 7.6 5.4-10.8 34 4.7 2.9- 7.8
No 7,681 4,514 54.6 53.1-56.1 975 14.4 13.4-15.5 883 13.3 12.3-14.4 980 13.8 12.8-14.8 329 3.9 3.4- 4.5
Current Asthma
Yes 716 475 58.6 53.5-63.5 84 14.8 11.5-18.9 69 12.9 9.8-16.9 68 10.6 8.0-13.9 *** *** ***
No 7,766 4,638 55.4 53.9-56.9 958 14.0 13.0-15.1 864 12.9 11.9-14.0 964 13.6 12.6-14.7 342 4.0 3.5- 4.6
Diabetes
Yes 1,272 1,013 76.9 73.5-79.9 113 10.8 8.5-13.5 66 6.1 4.6- 8.1 58 4.5 3.2- 6.2 22 1.7 1.0- 3.0
No 7,247 4,122 52.9 51.3-54.5 935 14.6 13.5-15.7 873 13.8 12.8-15.0 975 14.5 13.4-15.6 342 4.3 3.7- 4.9
Disability
Yes 2,464 1,772 66.8 64.1-69.4 253 12.5 10.7-14.5 169 8.7 7.2-10.5 179 8.4 7.0-10.1 91 3.5 2.6- 4.7
No 6,021 3,340 52.1 50.4-53.8 787 14.6 13.4-15.8 768 14.3 13.1-15.5 853 14.9 13.7-16.1 273 4.1 3.5- 4.8

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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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