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2014 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 6,873 3,882 53.9 52.4-55.3 868 14.2 13.2-15.2 893 14.3 13.3-15.3 877 13.5 12.5-14.5 353 4.3 3.7- 4.9
GENDER
Male 2,909 1,365 45.2 43.0-47.4 364 14.2 12.7-15.8 474 17.0 15.4-18.7 486 17.5 15.9-19.3 220 6.1 5.2- 7.2
Female 3,964 2,517 61.7 59.9-63.6 504 14.1 12.8-15.6 419 11.7 10.5-13.1 391 9.8 8.8-11.0 133 2.6 2.1- 3.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,980 3,365 53.4 51.9-55.0 724 13.5 12.5-14.7 781 14.6 13.5-15.7 787 14.1 13.0-15.2 323 4.4 3.8- 5.0
No 872 501 55.7 51.8-59.5 143 17.8 14.9-21.1 112 13.0 10.6-15.7 89 10.4 8.3-13.0 27 3.1 2.0- 4.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 101 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 2,065 1,047 48.5 45.9-51.2 231 12.8 11.0-14.8 283 15.7 13.8-17.8 352 17.5 15.6-19.7 152 5.4 4.4- 6.5
Overweight 2,313 1,236 51.4 48.9-53.9 290 13.8 12.1-15.6 336 15.7 14.0-17.6 326 14.4 12.8-16.3 125 4.7 3.7- 6.0
Obese 1,895 1,177 58.3 55.6-61.0 275 16.3 14.3-18.4 225 12.5 10.8-14.5 160 10.1 8.5-11.9 58 2.8 2.0- 3.8
Current Smoker
Yes 1,139 586 47.2 43.8-50.7 150 15.7 13.2-18.5 161 14.9 12.6-17.5 165 16.0 13.6-18.8 77 6.2 4.7- 8.2
No 5,696 3,267 55.3 53.7-56.9 713 13.8 12.7-15.0 730 14.2 13.1-15.3 710 12.9 11.9-14.0 276 3.8 3.3- 4.4
History of CVD**
Yes 912 660 72.9 69.3-76.2 61 7.6 5.6-10.1 68 7.3 5.6- 9.5 68 7.7 5.8-10.1 55 4.6 3.4- 6.2
No 5,888 3,167 51.5 50.0-53.1 799 14.9 13.8-16.1 819 15.1 14.0-16.3 805 14.2 13.1-15.3 298 4.3 3.7- 4.9
COPD
Yes 620 441 71.3 66.9-75.4 51 8.4 6.1-11.4 47 8.5 6.0-11.8 56 8.5 6.3-11.4 25 3.3 2.1- 5.2
No 6,215 3,414 52.3 50.8-53.8 811 14.6 13.6-15.8 843 14.8 13.7-15.9 821 14.0 12.9-15.1 326 4.3 3.8- 5.0
Current Asthma
Yes 531 345 62.7 57.4-67.8 50 10.3 7.6-13.9 60 11.9 8.8-15.8 57 11.1 8.0-15.2 *** *** ***
No 6,301 3,512 53.1 51.6-54.6 812 14.5 13.4-15.6 830 14.5 13.4-15.6 813 13.6 12.6-14.7 334 4.3 3.8- 4.9
Diabetes
Yes 930 697 73.0 69.3-76.3 93 12.1 9.6-15.0 67 7.4 5.7- 9.7 45 5.2 3.6- 7.4 28 2.3 1.6- 3.5
No 5,926 3,172 51.5 49.9-53.0 772 14.4 13.3-15.6 826 15.1 14.0-16.3 831 14.5 13.4-15.6 325 4.5 3.9- 5.2
Disability
Yes 1,897 1,293 66.7 63.9-69.2 196 11.5 9.7-13.4 157 8.7 7.3-10.4 156 8.8 7.3-10.7 95 4.4 3.4- 5.5
No 4,932 2,559 49.9 48.3-51.6 666 15.0 13.8-16.3 734 16.0 14.8-17.3 717 14.9 13.7-16.1 256 4.2 3.6- 4.9
Has two or more chronic diseases
Yes 2,301 1,549 67.0 64.6-69.3 225 10.5 9.0-12.2 195 8.4 7.2- 9.9 208 9.8 8.3-11.5 124 4.3 3.5- 5.2
No 4,568 2,330 49.1 47.4-50.9 642 15.5 14.2-16.8 698 16.4 15.1-17.7 669 14.8 13.6-16.1 229 4.2 3.6- 5.0

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**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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