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2016 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 3,025 78 2.8 2.2- 3.5 2,947 97.2 96.5-97.8
GENDER
Male 1,590 58 3.8 2.8- 5.0 1,532 96.2 95.0-97.2
Female 1,435 20 1.6 1.0- 2.5 1,415 98.4 97.5-99.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 2,657 67 2.8 2.1- 3.6 2,590 97.2 96.4-97.9
No 366 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Body Mass Index
Underweight 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 919 18 1.9 1.1- 3.3 901 98.1 96.7-98.9
Overweight 1,077 39 4.2 3.0- 6.0 1,038 95.8 94.0-97.0
Obese 823 19 2.2 1.4- 3.6 804 97.8 96.4-98.6
Current Smoker
Yes 583 26 5.6 3.7- 8.6 557 94.4 91.4-96.3
No 2,431 51 2.0 1.5- 2.7 2,380 98.0 97.3-98.5
History of CVD**
Yes 246 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 2,761 72 2.7 2.1- 3.6 2,689 97.3 96.4-97.9
Binge Drinker
Yes 757 53 7.1 5.3- 9.6 704 92.9 90.4-94.7
No 2,060 21 1.0 0.6- 1.5 2,039 99.0 98.5-99.4
Heavy Drinker
Yes 381 37 11.5 8.1-16.0 344 88.5 84.0-91.9
No 2,413 38 1.6 1.1- 2.3 2,375 98.4 97.7-98.9
COPD
Yes 173 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 2,849 75 2.8 2.2- 3.6 2,774 97.2 96.4-97.8
Current Asthma
Yes 212 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 2,800 73 2.8 2.2- 3.7 2,727 97.2 96.3-97.8
Diabetes
Yes 242 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 2,781 76 2.9 2.2- 3.7 2,705 97.1 96.3-97.8
Disability1
Yes 571 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 2,022 51 2.6 1.9- 3.5 1,971 97.4 96.5-98.1
Functional Disability1
Yes 670 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 2,342 65 2.9 2.2- 3.9 2,277 97.1 96.1-97.8
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 732 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 2,294 66 3.0 2.3- 3.9 2,228 97.0 96.1-97.7

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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 2016 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status phasing out next year, being replaced by Functional Disability.

^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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