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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Considering all types of alcoholic beverages, how many times during the past 30 days did you have
[5 or more drinks for men or 4 or more drinks for women] on an occasion?*

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  Total
Respond.^
None Once Twice 3-7 times 8-30 times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,851 2,082 69.9 67.7-72.0 263 10.2 8.8-11.7 159 6.4 5.4- 7.6 237 8.9 7.7-10.3 110 4.6 3.7- 5.7
GENDER
Male 1,506 1,033 66.1 63.1-69.0 153 11.0 9.1-13.1 92 6.5 5.1- 8.2 143 9.9 8.2-12.0 85 6.5 5.1- 8.3
Female 1,345 1,049 74.5 71.4-77.4 110 9.2 7.3-11.6 67 6.3 4.8- 8.1 94 7.8 6.1- 9.8 25 2.2 1.3- 3.8
Have Health Insurance
Yes 2,530 1,894 71.9 69.6-74.0 226 9.7 8.4-11.3 137 6.3 5.2- 7.6 189 8.0 6.8- 9.4 84 4.1 3.2- 5.3
No 320 186 55.3 48.2-62.1 37 13.7 9.0-20.2 22 7.1 4.5-11.1 49 16.2 11.6-22.1 26 7.8 5.0-12.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 43 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 873 643 68.5 64.5-72.2 78 10.6 8.2-13.5 45 6.3 4.5- 8.6 74 9.5 7.4-12.2 33 5.2 3.4- 7.8
Overweight 1,017 723 68.7 65.0-72.1 97 10.7 8.4-13.5 60 6.1 4.6- 8.1 92 9.6 7.6-12.1 45 4.9 3.4- 6.9
Obese 779 577 72.6 68.5-76.3 68 8.7 6.5-11.5 49 7.5 5.4-10.2 58 7.4 5.4-10.0 27 3.9 2.5- 6.0
Current Smoker
Yes 540 305 52.5 47.2-57.7 49 10.0 7.2-13.8 52 10.3 7.6-13.8 79 14.3 11.1-18.3 55 12.9 9.5-17.3
No 2,305 1,772 74.1 71.8-76.3 213 10.2 8.7-11.9 107 5.5 4.4- 6.8 159 7.7 6.4- 9.2 54 2.5 1.8- 3.5
History of CVD**
Yes 219 182 84.0 77.6-88.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 2,615 1,886 69.0 66.8-71.2 255 10.7 9.2-12.3 150 6.6 5.5- 7.8 223 9.1 7.8-10.6 101 4.6 3.7- 5.8
Binge Drinker
Yes 770 *** *** *** 263 33.8 29.8-38.0 159 21.3 18.0-24.9 238 29.8 26.0-33.8 110 15.2 12.3-18.7
No 2,083 2,083 100 . - . *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Heavy Drinker
Yes 371 121 27.5 22.5-33.2 40 12.2 8.1-17.9 37 10.8 7.5-15.3 96 26.5 21.4-32.4 77 22.9 18.1-28.6
No 2,420 1,930 77.0 74.8-79.0 216 9.8 8.4-11.4 113 5.5 4.5- 6.8 136 6.3 5.2- 7.7 25 1.4 0.9- 2.3
COPD
Yes 153 107 67.5 57.5-76.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 11.1 6.3-19.1 *** *** ***
No 2,695 1,972 70.0 67.7-72.1 251 10.3 8.9-11.9 151 6.4 5.3- 7.6 220 8.8 7.6-10.3 101 4.5 3.6- 5.7
Current Asthma
Yes 202 143 73.6 65.9-80.2 26 9.9 6.2-15.4 *** *** *** 18 7.5 4.3-12.8 *** *** ***
No 2,638 1,933 69.8 67.5-71.9 236 10.2 8.8-11.8 148 6.3 5.3- 7.6 218 9.0 7.7-10.5 103 4.7 3.7- 5.9
Diabetes
Yes 227 187 82.4 75.9-87.5 15 5.9 3.3-10.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 2,622 1,894 69.2 66.9-71.3 248 10.5 9.0-12.1 152 6.6 5.5- 7.9 223 9.0 7.8-10.5 105 4.7 3.7- 5.9
Disability1
Yes 521 393 71.9 66.3-76.8 44 11.6 8.1-16.5 36 7.8 5.4-11.1 30 5.2 3.2- 8.1 *** *** ***
No 1,898 1,401 71.3 68.6-73.8 171 9.6 8.0-11.5 97 5.9 4.7- 7.3 159 8.9 7.4-10.6 70 4.4 3.3- 5.9
Functional Disability1
Yes 620 445 69.3 64.3-73.9 56 11.0 7.7-15.4 40 7.2 5.0-10.2 45 5.9 4.2- 8.4 34 6.5 4.4- 9.6
No 2,220 1,627 70.0 67.6-72.3 206 10.0 8.5-11.7 119 6.2 5.1- 7.6 192 9.6 8.2-11.3 76 4.1 3.1- 5.4
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 680 542 77.6 73.2-81.5 41 6.1 4.1- 8.9 29 5.0 3.3- 7.5 42 6.4 4.4- 9.1 26 4.9 2.9- 8.2
No 2,172 1,540 68.1 65.6-70.4 222 11.1 9.6-13.0 130 6.7 5.6- 8.1 196 9.6 8.1-11.2 84 4.5 3.5- 5.8

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* This question was 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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