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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Alcohol Consumption--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

During the past 30 days, what is the largest number of drinks you had on any occasion?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Only one Two Three Four Five or more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,781 746 24.5 22.7-26.4 744 26.3 24.4-28.3 478 17.2 15.5-18.9 228 8.4 7.2- 9.8 585 23.6 21.7-25.7
GENDER
Male 1,463 282 18.2 16.1-20.6 342 22.9 20.5-25.5 285 19.1 16.8-21.7 126 8.4 6.8-10.4 428 31.3 28.4-34.3
Female 1,318 464 31.9 29.0-35.0 402 30.4 27.5-33.5 193 14.8 12.7-17.2 102 8.4 6.7-10.4 157 14.5 12.1-17.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 2,470 681 25.0 23.1-27.1 684 27.2 25.2-29.4 426 17.5 15.8-19.4 203 8.3 7.1- 9.7 476 21.9 20.0-24.1
No 309 65 21.3 16.3-27.4 61 20.7 15.6-27.0 50 12.8 9.4-17.3 25 9.4 5.5-15.6 108 35.7 29.1-42.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 43 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 855 236 24.0 20.9-27.5 233 26.0 22.8-29.6 148 17.1 14.4-20.3 56 7.1 5.3- 9.5 182 25.7 22.1-29.6
Overweight 996 212 18.5 15.9-21.5 265 27.3 24.0-30.8 193 19.2 16.4-22.3 101 10.5 8.3-13.3 225 24.5 21.2-28.0
Obese 760 235 30.5 26.7-34.6 197 25.0 21.6-28.8 118 16.1 13.1-19.6 58 7.3 5.3-10.0 152 21.1 17.7-24.9
Current Smoker
Yes 525 109 19.9 16.1-24.3 104 19.6 15.8-24.2 72 12.6 9.6-16.3 51 8.8 6.2-12.3 189 39.1 34.0-44.4
No 2,249 636 25.6 23.6-27.8 639 27.9 25.8-30.2 405 18.3 16.4-20.3 176 8.3 6.9- 9.8 393 19.9 17.9-22.1
History of CVD**
Yes 212 87 40.5 32.9-48.7 57 28.2 21.4-36.3 32 13.8 9.2-20.2 *** *** *** 28 12.7 8.2-19.0
No 2,554 651 23.4 21.6-25.4 683 26.2 24.2-28.3 446 17.4 15.7-19.3 219 8.6 7.4-10.0 555 24.3 22.3-26.5
Binge Drinker
Yes 707 35 4.8 3.3- 7.1 15 1.8 1.0- 3.1 *** *** *** 98 13.0 10.3-16.2 545 78.9 75.1-82.2
No 2,043 709 32.6 30.3-35.1 727 36.3 33.9-38.9 459 23.4 21.2-25.8 125 6.5 5.2- 8.0 23 1.1 0.7- 1.9
Heavy Drinker
Yes 358 *** *** *** 37 10.3 7.0-15.0 60 13.8 10.3-18.3 51 12.9 9.5-17.2 204 61.4 55.1-67.2
No 2,375 734 28.0 25.9-30.1 693 28.7 26.6-30.9 413 17.8 16.0-19.7 174 7.8 6.5- 9.3 361 17.8 15.9-19.8
COPD
Yes 154 53 34.6 25.9-44.5 33 20.9 14.2-29.6 21 10.7 6.3-17.5 *** *** *** 35 24.5 16.8-34.4
No 2,624 692 24.0 22.1-25.9 711 26.6 24.6-28.7 457 17.5 15.8-19.3 214 8.3 7.1- 9.7 550 23.6 21.6-25.7
Current Asthma
Yes 197 65 30.2 23.3-38.2 52 28.2 21.3-36.4 26 15.9 10.2-24.0 17 8.6 4.9-14.7 37 17.0 11.6-24.3
No 2,573 677 24.0 22.1-26.0 691 26.3 24.3-28.4 451 17.3 15.6-19.2 211 8.4 7.2- 9.9 543 23.9 21.9-26.1
Diabetes
Yes 219 80 38.4 30.9-46.5 62 27.3 20.9-34.8 39 17.8 12.3-25.2 *** *** *** 23 9.9 6.3-15.3
No 2,560 666 23.6 21.8-25.6 682 26.3 24.3-28.4 439 17.2 15.5-19.0 213 8.5 7.3-10.0 560 24.4 22.3-26.5
Disability1
Yes 508 167 30.1 25.5-35.2 128 25.1 20.7-30.2 79 13.8 10.6-17.8 44 10.3 6.8-15.2 90 20.6 16.2-25.8
No 1,853 506 25.8 23.5-28.3 510 26.8 24.4-29.2 314 17.3 15.3-19.5 144 7.4 6.2- 9.0 379 22.6 20.3-25.1
Functional Disability1
Yes 600 182 28.3 24.2-32.8 155 25.7 21.6-30.2 87 13.5 10.5-17.3 53 10.0 7.0-14.2 123 22.5 18.3-27.3
No 2,170 558 23.5 21.4-25.6 587 26.5 24.4-28.8 390 18.1 16.2-20.1 175 8.0 6.8- 9.5 460 23.9 21.7-26.2
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 663 243 36.7 32.4-41.3 181 26.9 23.1-31.2 106 15.5 12.4-19.2 45 6.7 4.6- 9.7 88 14.1 11.0-17.9
No 2,119 503 21.6 19.7-23.7 564 26.2 24.1-28.5 372 17.6 15.7-19.6 183 8.8 7.4-10.4 497 25.8 23.6-28.2

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*This question asked only of respondents who reported drinking at least one drink in the last month.

**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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