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2014 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 3,079 63 2.5 1.8- 3.3 3,016 97.5 96.7-98.2
GENDER
Male 1,583 46 3.6 2.6- 5.1 1,537 96.4 94.9-97.4
Female 1,496 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Have Health Insurance
Yes 2,682 48 2.1 1.5- 3.0 2,634 97.9 97.0-98.5
No 390 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Body Mass Index
Underweight 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,042 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Overweight 1,100 29 3.3 2.2- 5.0 1,071 96.7 95.0-97.8
Obese 741 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Current Smoker
Yes 565 20 4.1 2.4- 6.9 545 95.9 93.1-97.6
No 2,502 43 2.0 1.4- 2.9 2,459 98.0 97.1-98.6
History of CVD**
Yes 267 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 2,793 61 2.6 1.9- 3.5 2,732 97.4 96.5-98.1
Binge Drinker
Yes 696 42 5.5 3.8- 7.7 654 94.5 92.3-96.2
No 2,196 19 1.2 0.7- 2.0 2,177 98.8 98.0-99.3
Heavy Drinker
Yes 305 21 8.7 5.2-14.2 284 91.3 85.8-94.8
No 2,590 38 1.7 1.2- 2.5 2,552 98.3 97.5-98.8
COPD
Yes 182 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 2,883 61 2.6 1.9- 3.4 2,822 97.4 96.6-98.1
Current Asthma
Yes 191 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 2,869 57 2.2 1.6- 3.0 2,812 97.8 97.0-98.4
Diabetes
Yes 251 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 2,823 62 2.6 1.9- 3.5 2,761 97.4 96.5-98.1
Disability
Yes 624 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 2,439 48 2.3 1.6- 3.2 2,391 97.7 96.8-98.4
Has two or more chronic diseases
Yes 780 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 2,297 52 2.7 1.9- 3.7 2,245 97.3 96.3-98.1

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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.

#Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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