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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Nutrition

On a typical day, how many times do you drink sweetened beverages, not including
diet or sugar-free beverages?

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  Total
Respond.^
One time Two times Three times Four or more times None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,576 934 23.5 21.2-26.0 474 12.5 10.7-14.4 260 8.1 6.6-10.0 411 12.4 10.6-14.4 2,497 43.5 40.9-46.1
-Western NC 837 143 16.2 12.3-20.9 85 15.8 11.1-22.0 56 9.3 6.4-13.5 74 13.9 9.9-19.1 479 44.8 39.2-50.6
GENDER
Male 300 47 15.4 9.3-24.4 31 15.8 9.0-26.3 24 11.8 6.8-19.7 34 15.4 9.4-24.2 164 41.6 32.5-51.2
Female 537 96 16.9 13.3-21.4 54 15.8 10.3-23.6 32 6.7 4.3-10.3 40 12.4 7.9-18.8 315 48.1 41.9-54.5
RACE
White 770 134 16.6 12.5-21.7 80 15.2 10.4-21.5 49 9.1 6.0-13.6 68 14.1 9.9-19.6 439 45.0 39.1-51.1
Other minorities 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 820 140 16.5 12.6-21.4 84 14.9 10.6-20.6 55 9.4 6.4-13.7 73 13.9 9.9-19.2 468 45.3 39.6-51.1
AGE
18-34 53 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 224 43 15.5 10.8-21.7 29 16.1 9.1-26.9 26 14.3 8.9-22.1 25 11.5 7.0-18.3 101 42.7 33.3-52.6
55-64 212 32 14.8 10.1-21.2 15 7.2 4.2-12.1 11 4.8 2.3- 9.7 12 10.8 4.9-22.1 142 62.5 53.5-70.7
65-74 187 32 23.0 16.1-31.8 19 10.3 6.5-16.1 11 6.3 3.3-11.4 16 9.7 5.5-16.3 109 50.7 42.5-58.9
75+ 151 30 22.2 14.7-32.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 102 63.6 53.6-72.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 112 24 13.2 8.0-21.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 260 47 17.8 11.2-27.0 28 12.7 6.7-22.5 20 8.9 5.1-15.3 33 21.4 13.0-33.2 132 39.2 30.0-49.2
Some Post-H.S. 203 36 11.9 7.8-17.7 *** *** *** 15 11.1 4.9-23.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 261 *** *** *** 17 9.0 5.0-15.9 11 4.9 2.2-10.5 16 7.3 3.8-13.7 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 112 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 164 26 12.0 7.3-19.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 114 22 17.1 10.3-26.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 91 11 13.4 6.5-25.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 10.5 5.2-19.8 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 216 *** *** *** 11 5.6 2.8-10.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 317 57 14.8 10.5-20.3 *** *** *** 26 8.9 5.4-14.4 30 12.3 7.4-19.5 171 45.9 36.4-55.6
No 515 86 17.1 11.9-23.9 52 14.8 9.8-21.7 30 9.6 5.8-15.7 44 14.9 9.7-22.3 303 43.5 36.6-50.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 124 19 14.0 8.4-22.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 13.2 7.0-23.2 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 713 124 16.4 12.2-21.7 72 15.7 10.7-22.4 50 9.5 6.3-14.1 61 14.0 9.7-19.8 406 44.4 38.3-50.7

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

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.

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