SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Physical Activity & Nutrition

Which of the following beverages do you drink most often?

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
Water Coffee/tea sweet/unsweet Soda sweetened Diet soda Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,091 7,084 46.3 45.1-47.4 3,595 22.4 21.5-23.4 1,527 12.2 11.4-13.0 1,727 10.2 9.6-10.9 1,158 8.9 8.3- 9.7
-Piedmont NC 8,444 4,098 48.3 46.7-49.8 1,994 21.7 20.4-23.0 807 11.5 10.4-12.6 923 10.0 9.2-10.9 622 8.6 7.7- 9.6
GENDER
Male 3,117 1,366 44.5 42.0-47.0 782 22.8 20.7-25.0 335 12.8 11.1-14.7 332 9.2 8.0-10.6 302 10.7 9.3-12.3
Female 5,327 2,732 51.9 50.1-53.7 1,212 20.6 19.2-22.0 472 10.1 9.1-11.3 591 10.8 9.7-11.9 320 6.6 5.5- 7.8
RACE
White 6,574 3,205 48.3 46.6-50.0 1,682 23.9 22.5-25.4 529 10.2 9.0-11.4 817 12.2 11.1-13.3 341 5.5 4.6- 6.5
African American 1,262 567 43.9 40.2-47.7 228 18.3 15.4-21.7 191 13.9 11.7-16.5 89 6.6 4.8- 9.0 187 17.2 14.6-20.3
Other Minorities 574 308 53.4 47.8-58.8 80 13.7 10.2-18.0 80 15.1 11.4-19.7 16 2.5 1.4- 4.4 90 15.4 12.0-19.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 471 250 53.2 47.1-59.3 56 11.5 8.3-15.8 58 13.9 9.9-19.1 24 3.6 2.1- 5.9 83 17.8 13.8-22.7
Non-Hispanic 7,958 3,837 47.6 46.1-49.2 1,937 22.9 21.6-24.2 748 11.2 10.2-12.3 898 10.8 9.9-11.7 538 7.6 6.7- 8.5
AGE
18-24 325 122 36.5 30.2-43.2 53 20.4 14.9-27.3 75 20.3 15.6-25.9 22 7.0 4.3-11.2 53 15.8 11.4-21.5
25-34 1,010 510 51.5 47.7-55.4 158 15.5 13.0-18.4 154 15.9 13.1-19.2 92 8.2 6.4-10.5 96 8.8 6.9-11.1
35-44 1,530 753 51.3 48.2-54.4 309 18.9 16.7-21.4 166 10.3 8.6-12.3 194 11.4 9.7-13.4 108 8.0 6.5-10.0
45-54 1,672 808 49.0 46.0-52.0 416 25.0 22.5-27.6 139 7.7 6.4- 9.4 202 11.3 9.7-13.2 107 6.9 5.6- 8.6
55-64 1,653 806 48.8 45.8-51.8 421 24.5 22.1-27.2 128 8.1 6.6- 9.9 210 12.6 10.7-14.8 88 5.9 4.7- 7.5
65-74 1,248 607 49.7 46.4-53.1 349 27.3 24.5-30.3 80 6.6 5.1- 8.5 136 10.3 8.4-12.5 76 6.1 4.7- 7.8
75+ 944 462 47.3 43.5-51.2 276 29.5 26.0-33.1 57 6.8 5.0- 9.1 63 8.1 6.0-10.7 86 8.4 6.4-10.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,210 457 38.9 34.7-43.3 302 18.7 16.1-21.6 195 22.5 18.7-26.9 132 8.1 6.4-10.0 124 11.8 9.4-14.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,433 1,041 41.8 39.0-44.7 621 24.3 21.8-26.9 299 13.1 11.4-15.1 299 11.4 9.7-13.3 173 9.4 7.8-11.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,053 981 45.7 42.5-49.0 527 25.4 22.4-28.6 179 11.1 9.1-13.5 205 9.0 7.5-10.8 161 8.8 6.7-11.3
College Graduate 2,727 1,607 59.4 57.0-61.8 540 18.0 16.3-19.9 133 5.7 4.6- 7.0 286 10.5 9.1-12.1 161 6.4 5.2- 7.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 856 344 44.7 39.0-50.5 217 20.2 16.7-24.3 124 18.0 13.5-23.6 89 8.1 6.0-11.0 82 9.0 6.6-12.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,321 562 40.4 36.6-44.3 320 21.6 18.3-25.2 178 17.4 14.4-20.8 138 8.7 7.0-10.8 123 12.0 9.5-14.9
$25,000- 34,999 942 444 43.7 39.3-48.2 221 21.7 18.3-25.6 101 14.2 10.8-18.4 99 9.2 6.6-12.5 77 11.3 8.4-14.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,162 535 45.4 41.5-49.4 303 24.9 21.5-28.6 108 11.1 8.7-14.0 131 10.1 8.2-12.5 85 8.5 6.6-10.9
$50,000-74,999 1,098 548 47.2 43.2-51.2 271 26.7 23.0-30.6 85 9.3 7.1-12.2 132 10.5 8.3-13.2 62 6.4 4.7- 8.6
$75,000+ 1,845 1,053 58.3 55.5-61.2 375 18.3 16.3-20.6 92 5.8 4.5- 7.3 234 12.3 10.6-14.2 91 5.3 4.0- 6.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,923 1,289 43.1 40.6-45.7 771 25.0 22.7-27.4 304 12.8 11.0-14.8 321 10.3 8.9-12.0 238 8.8 7.4-10.4
No 5,462 2,769 50.1 48.3-52.0 1,211 20.3 18.8-21.9 502 11.0 9.8-12.4 597 9.9 8.9-11.0 383 8.6 7.5- 9.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,114 495 46.5 42.6-50.5 309 25.7 22.4-29.3 86 8.7 6.7-11.3 132 11.6 9.5-14.1 92 7.5 5.8- 9.5
Non-Veteran 7,323 3,600 48.5 46.9-50.2 1,683 21.1 19.8-22.5 721 11.8 10.7-13.1 790 9.8 8.9-10.7 529 8.8 7.8- 9.9

Back to Physical Activity & Nutrition.

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

***Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 30MAY07.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook