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2015 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 6,368 3,478 53.8 52.3-55.3 806 13.4 12.4-14.5 850 13.7 12.7-14.8 904 14.5 13.5-15.6 330 4.6 4.0- 5.2
GENDER
Male 2,721 1,223 46.3 44.0-48.6 335 13.0 11.6-14.6 418 15.3 13.7-16.9 521 18.3 16.7-20.1 224 7.1 6.1- 8.2
Female 3,647 2,255 60.7 58.7-62.7 471 13.8 12.4-15.3 432 12.3 11.1-13.7 383 10.9 9.7-12.3 106 2.2 1.8- 2.8
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,536 3,004 53.5 51.9-55.1 692 13.1 12.0-14.2 743 13.9 12.8-15.0 815 15.0 13.9-16.2 282 4.5 3.9- 5.1
No 815 464 55.1 50.9-59.2 110 15.3 12.3-18.7 106 13.0 10.5-16.0 88 11.6 9.2-14.5 47 5.1 3.6- 7.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 87 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,829 862 47.4 44.6-50.3 231 13.7 11.9-15.8 284 15.8 13.9-17.9 328 17.6 15.6-19.9 124 5.4 4.3- 6.7
Overweight 2,143 1,099 50.1 47.6-52.7 254 11.9 10.3-13.6 299 14.5 12.8-16.4 359 17.3 15.5-19.3 132 6.1 5.1- 7.4
Obese 1,750 1,053 59.0 56.1-61.9 263 15.8 13.8-18.1 205 11.8 10.1-13.7 174 10.7 9.0-12.6 55 2.7 2.0- 3.7
Current Smoker
Yes 1,055 493 44.7 41.0-48.5 143 15.2 12.6-18.1 149 14.3 11.9-17.0 182 18.7 16.0-21.7 88 7.2 5.6- 9.2
No 5,278 2,961 55.9 54.2-57.5 660 13.1 12.0-14.2 697 13.6 12.5-14.8 720 13.5 12.4-14.7 240 3.9 3.4- 4.6
History of CVD**
Yes 730 506 69.9 65.8-73.8 59 8.3 6.2-11.2 59 8.0 5.9-10.6 65 8.5 6.5-11.2 41 5.2 3.6- 7.4
No 5,589 2,937 52.1 50.5-53.7 745 14.0 12.9-15.1 788 14.4 13.3-15.5 834 15.1 14.0-16.3 285 4.5 3.9- 5.1
COPD
Yes 532 354 65.9 60.8-70.7 53 10.3 7.5-14.0 45 8.3 5.9-11.5 52 10.6 7.8-14.3 28 4.9 3.2- 7.4
No 5,808 3,108 52.8 51.3-54.4 749 13.7 12.6-14.8 804 14.2 13.2-15.3 847 14.8 13.7-15.9 300 4.5 4.0- 5.2
Current Asthma
Yes 531 330 59.5 54.0-64.7 71 13.7 10.3-18.0 49 9.5 6.9-13.0 62 13.7 10.3-18.0 19 3.6 2.0- 6.2
No 5,808 3,133 53.3 51.8-54.9 730 13.4 12.3-14.5 798 14.1 13.1-15.2 838 14.6 13.5-15.7 309 4.6 4.0- 5.2
Diabetes
Yes 807 597 74.6 70.9-77.9 91 10.7 8.5-13.5 44 5.8 4.2- 8.0 49 6.2 4.5- 8.5 26 2.7 1.8- 4.1
No 5,554 2,874 51.3 49.7-52.9 715 13.7 12.7-14.9 806 14.7 13.6-15.8 855 15.5 14.4-16.7 304 4.8 4.2- 5.4
Disability
Yes 1,714 1,155 67.4 64.7-70.1 176 10.0 8.5-11.8 153 8.6 7.2-10.3 159 9.7 8.1-11.5 71 4.3 3.2- 5.7
No 4,632 2,310 49.5 47.7-51.3 628 14.5 13.3-15.8 695 15.4 14.2-16.7 743 16.0 14.8-17.4 256 4.6 4.0- 5.3
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,975 1,299 66.0 63.4-68.5 215 10.9 9.3-12.7 168 8.3 7.0- 9.8 199 10.1 8.6-11.9 94 4.8 3.8- 6.0
No 4,393 2,179 49.4 47.6-51.2 591 14.3 13.1-15.7 682 15.7 14.5-17.0 705 16.1 14.8-17.4 236 4.5 3.8- 5.2

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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 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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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