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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Binge Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,115 5,346 85.4 84.2-86.5 769 14.6 13.5-15.8
GENDER
Male 2,764 2,291 81.1 79.2-82.9 473 18.9 17.1-20.8
Female 3,351 3,055 89.3 87.8-90.6 296 10.7 9.4-12.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,428 4,792 86.3 85.0-87.4 636 13.7 12.6-15.0
No 671 537 78.8 74.5-82.5 134 21.2 17.5-25.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,729 1,499 83.4 81.0-85.6 230 16.6 14.4-19.0
Overweight 2,034 1,740 83.3 81.1-85.3 294 16.7 14.7-18.9
Obese 1,844 1,642 87.9 85.9-89.7 202 12.1 10.3-14.1
Current Smoker
Yes 1,020 785 74.3 70.7-77.6 235 25.7 22.4-29.3
No 5,071 4,538 87.7 86.5-88.8 533 12.3 11.2-13.5
History of CVD**
Yes 737 700 95.5 93.6-96.9 37 4.5 3.1- 6.4
No 5,319 4,590 84.2 82.9-85.4 729 15.8 14.6-17.1
Binge Drinker
Yes 770 *** *** *** 770 100 . - .
No 5,348 5,348 100 . - . *** *** ***
Heavy Drinker
Yes 371 121 27.5 22.5-33.2 250 72.5 66.8-77.5
No 5,685 5,195 89.8 88.7-90.7 490 10.2 9.3-11.3
COPD
Yes 490 444 90.4 86.6-93.2 46 9.6 6.8-13.4
No 5,608 4,885 84.9 83.7-86.1 723 15.1 13.9-16.3
Current Asthma
Yes 504 445 88.7 85.0-91.7 59 11.3 8.3-15.0
No 5,583 4,878 85.2 83.9-86.3 705 14.8 13.7-16.1
Diabetes
Yes 854 814 95.6 93.7-96.9 40 4.4 3.1- 6.3
No 5,255 4,527 84.1 82.8-85.3 728 15.9 14.7-17.2
Disability1
Yes 1,535 1,407 90.2 87.9-92.1 128 9.8 7.9-12.1
No 3,938 3,441 85.8 84.3-87.2 497 14.2 12.8-15.7
Functional Disability1
Yes 1,787 1,612 88.9 86.7-90.7 175 11.1 9.3-13.3
No 4,304 3,711 84.1 82.7-85.4 593 15.9 14.6-17.3
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,928 1,790 92.2 90.4-93.6 138 7.8 6.4- 9.6
No 4,188 3,556 82.9 81.4-84.3 632 17.1 15.7-18.6

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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
Yes = Respondents who report they did drink in the past 30 days and who did have five or more drinks (for males) or four or more drinks (for females) on one or more occasions in the past month.
No = Respondents who report they did not drink in the past 30 days or did NOT have five or more drinks (for males) or four or more drinks (for females) on one or more occasions in the past 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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