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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Heavy Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,097 5,706 93.4 92.6-94.2 391 6.6 5.8- 7.4
GENDER
Male 2,753 2,578 94.2 93.1-95.1 175 5.8 4.9- 6.9
Female 3,344 3,128 92.7 91.5-93.8 216 7.3 6.2- 8.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,422 5,090 93.7 92.8-94.4 332 6.3 5.6- 7.2
No 656 597 91.6 88.3-94.0 59 8.4 6.0-11.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,728 1,607 92.5 90.9-93.9 121 7.5 6.1- 9.1
Overweight 2,032 1,876 92.3 90.7-93.7 156 7.7 6.3- 9.3
Obese 1,834 1,751 95.5 94.1-96.5 83 4.5 3.5- 5.9
Current Smoker
Yes 1,022 890 87.3 84.6-89.5 132 12.7 10.5-15.4
No 5,050 4,792 94.8 93.9-95.5 258 5.2 4.5- 6.1
History of CVD**
Yes 735 709 97.1 95.5-98.2 26 2.9 1.8- 4.5
No 5,301 4,939 93.0 92.1-93.8 362 7.0 6.2- 7.9
Binge Drinker
Yes 740 490 67.8 63.6-71.7 250 32.2 28.3-36.4
No 5,316 5,195 98.0 97.5-98.4 121 2.0 1.6- 2.5
Heavy Drinker
Yes 391 *** *** *** 391 100 . - .
No 5,707 5,707 100 . - . *** *** ***
COPD
Yes 492 461 94.3 91.2-96.4 31 5.7 3.6- 8.8
No 5,586 5,229 93.4 92.5-94.2 357 6.6 5.8- 7.5
Current Asthma
Yes 504 474 93.7 90.5-95.9 30 6.3 4.1- 9.5
No 5,562 5,207 93.5 92.6-94.2 355 6.5 5.8- 7.4
Diabetes
Yes 852 833 97.9 96.4-98.8 19 2.1 1.2- 3.6
No 5,237 4,866 92.8 91.9-93.7 371 7.2 6.3- 8.1
Disability1
Yes 1,531 1,460 95.8 94.3-96.9 71 4.2 3.1- 5.7
No 3,922 3,656 93.0 92.0-94.0 266 7.0 6.0- 8.0
Functional Disability1
Yes 1,780 1,684 94.5 92.8-95.8 96 5.5 4.2- 7.2
No 4,291 3,997 93.1 92.1-93.9 294 6.9 6.1- 7.9
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,925 1,829 95.4 94.2-96.4 96 4.6 3.6- 5.8
No 4,171 3,877 92.7 91.7-93.6 294 7.3 6.4- 8.3

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*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
Yes = Respondents reported having MORE than 2 drinks/day for MALES and MORE than 1 drink/day for FEMALES.
No = Respondents reported having LESS than or equal to 2 drinks/day for MALES and LESS than or equal to 1 drink/day for FEMALES.

**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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