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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Sugar-Sweetened Beverages

During the past 30 days, how often did you drink sweetened fruit drinks, such as Kool-aid,
cranberry juice cocktail, and lemonade?

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  Total
Respond.^
Daily Weekly Monthly Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,624 1,509 16.1 15.1-17.1 1,644 18.5 17.4-19.5 907 9.1 8.3- 9.8 6,564 56.4 55.1-57.7
-Eastern NC 3,509 507 15.9 14.3-17.6 568 19.3 17.6-21.2 299 9.1 7.9-10.5 2,135 55.7 53.5-57.9
GENDER
Male 1,312 220 18.9 16.2-21.9 234 21.0 18.2-24.0 100 8.2 6.5-10.5 758 51.9 48.4-55.4
Female 2,197 287 13.1 11.4-15.1 334 17.8 15.7-20.2 199 9.9 8.3-11.7 1,377 59.2 56.4-61.9
RACE
White 2,230 219 10.9 9.3-12.8 279 15.2 13.3-17.3 184 9.3 7.8-11.0 1,548 64.6 62.0-67.2
African American 759 181 27.0 23.0-31.4 188 28.4 24.2-32.9 72 9.6 7.1-12.8 318 35.0 30.7-39.6
Other minorities 491 100 19.5 14.7-25.4 95 23.7 17.9-30.8 39 6.8 4.0-11.3 257 50.0 42.9-57.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 180 32 16.8 11.4-24.0 53 36.1 27.7-45.4 *** *** *** 84 41.0 33.0-49.4
Non-Hispanic 3,320 473 15.8 14.1-17.6 513 18.1 16.4-20.0 288 9.3 8.0-10.8 2,046 56.8 54.5-59.0
AGE
18-34 525 120 23.7 19.7-28.3 136 25.9 21.7-30.7 62 10.9 8.1-14.4 207 39.5 34.7-44.5
35-54 1,053 173 15.2 12.8-18.0 198 21.3 18.3-24.6 90 9.3 7.2-11.9 592 54.2 50.4-57.9
55-64 765 88 11.1 8.4-14.4 109 13.7 11.0-16.9 67 8.4 6.3-11.0 501 66.9 62.6-70.9
65-74 671 76 10.9 8.2-14.3 72 11.5 8.7-15.0 48 6.8 4.8- 9.5 475 70.9 66.3-75.0
75+ 457 47 10.1 7.1-14.2 46 10.8 7.7-15.1 28 6.9 4.4-10.5 336 72.2 66.7-77.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 428 71 18.3 13.8-23.9 65 17.9 13.3-23.7 22 5.7 3.3- 9.8 270 58.1 51.6-64.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,053 170 18.6 15.6-22.1 175 19.3 16.3-22.8 82 8.8 6.7-11.3 626 53.3 49.3-57.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,004 157 15.5 12.8-18.7 169 20.2 17.0-23.7 91 10.5 8.1-13.4 587 53.8 49.8-57.8
College Graduate 1,012 108 11.0 8.8-13.6 157 18.9 15.9-22.4 103 9.9 7.9-12.3 644 60.2 56.4-63.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 449 83 19.2 14.5-25.0 84 22.8 17.7-29.0 35 8.0 4.8-13.1 247 50.0 43.5-56.5
$15,000- 24,999 604 105 19.0 15.1-23.6 105 19.9 15.6-25.0 51 9.9 7.2-13.4 343 51.2 45.8-56.7
$25,000- 34,999 408 71 17.6 13.3-22.8 64 20.8 15.8-26.9 35 7.8 5.0-11.9 238 53.8 47.4-60.1
$35,000- 49,999 453 60 15.9 11.8-21.1 77 17.7 13.7-22.6 32 6.8 4.4-10.5 284 59.6 53.6-65.3
$50,000+ 1,007 103 11.1 8.8-13.9 161 19.8 16.7-23.3 101 11.4 9.1-14.3 642 57.6 53.7-61.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,039 152 14.8 12.0-18.1 128 15.4 12.5-18.8 67 6.8 4.7- 9.5 692 63.1 58.9-67.1
No 2,451 351 16.2 14.3-18.3 436 20.6 18.5-22.9 231 9.9 8.4-11.5 1,433 53.3 50.7-55.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 525 80 17.0 13.1-21.9 81 19.6 15.4-24.5 31 6.3 4.1- 9.4 333 57.2 51.6-62.5
Non-Veteran 2,984 427 15.7 13.9-17.5 487 19.3 17.4-21.3 268 9.6 8.2-11.2 1,802 55.5 53.1-57.9

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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).
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.

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