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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Sugar-Sweetened Beverages

During the past 30 days, how often did you drink regular soda or pop that contains sugar?

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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 10,644 2,561 28.2 27.0-29.4 2,010 20.9 19.8-21.9 1,315 11.8 11.0-12.6 4,758 39.1 37.9-40.3
-Eastern NC 3,505 885 28.8 26.7-30.9 692 21.7 19.9-23.6 399 10.9 9.7-12.4 1,529 38.6 36.6-40.7
GENDER
Male 1,320 380 33.3 30.0-36.7 285 22.4 19.6-25.5 137 10.1 8.2-12.3 518 34.3 31.2-37.5
Female 2,185 505 24.6 22.3-27.2 407 21.0 18.8-23.5 262 11.7 10.1-13.6 1,011 42.6 39.9-45.3
RACE
White 2,222 481 26.4 24.0-29.0 383 19.0 17.0-21.2 245 10.5 9.0-12.2 1,113 44.0 41.4-46.6
African American 765 223 31.9 27.6-36.5 194 27.9 23.7-32.5 96 11.0 8.5-14.1 252 29.3 25.3-33.5
Other minorities 490 176 36.1 29.6-43.3 111 23.4 18.0-29.9 54 13.3 9.1-19.2 149 27.1 21.2-33.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 181 58 37.8 29.6-46.8 58 31.7 24.3-40.3 19 9.0 5.2-14.9 46 21.5 15.5-29.0
Non-Hispanic 3,316 825 28.1 26.0-30.3 634 21.0 19.1-23.0 379 11.1 9.8-12.6 1,478 39.8 37.7-42.0
AGE
18-34 529 190 38.9 34.0-44.0 147 28.0 23.7-32.8 59 10.5 7.8-14.0 133 22.6 18.8-26.9
35-54 1,049 302 29.1 25.7-32.7 227 21.9 18.9-25.1 122 11.1 8.9-13.6 398 38.0 34.4-41.7
55-64 769 163 22.1 18.6-26.0 147 19.7 16.3-23.6 93 11.4 9.0-14.4 366 46.8 42.4-51.2
65-74 663 147 21.9 18.1-26.2 102 14.7 11.7-18.2 71 11.4 8.7-14.8 343 52.0 47.2-56.8
75+ 458 78 16.9 13.1-21.7 61 13.9 10.4-18.3 48 9.7 6.8-13.6 271 59.5 53.7-65.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 427 141 40.8 34.5-47.5 78 18.2 13.8-23.7 37 6.7 4.5- 9.9 171 34.3 28.6-40.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,057 322 33.3 29.7-37.2 211 21.2 18.2-24.7 109 9.6 7.5-12.2 415 35.8 32.2-39.5
Some Post-H.S. 992 253 26.7 23.2-30.4 193 22.3 18.9-26.0 111 11.8 9.3-14.7 435 39.3 35.5-43.2
College Graduate 1,018 166 16.8 14.0-19.9 210 24.3 21.0-27.8 141 14.7 12.1-17.6 501 44.3 40.6-48.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 447 147 33.5 27.8-39.8 102 24.2 19.1-30.2 43 9.7 6.2-14.8 155 32.6 26.9-38.9
$15,000- 24,999 602 191 37.2 31.9-42.8 123 23.2 18.9-28.2 61 9.6 7.0-13.0 227 30.0 25.4-35.0
$25,000- 34,999 407 120 33.6 27.8-40.0 76 21.9 16.6-28.2 51 10.8 7.7-14.8 160 33.8 28.2-39.8
$35,000- 49,999 452 111 28.8 23.4-34.9 79 19.4 15.0-24.8 49 9.6 6.9-13.2 213 42.2 36.5-48.0
$50,000+ 1,012 168 18.3 15.4-21.6 210 21.9 18.8-25.3 139 13.9 11.3-16.8 495 46.0 42.2-49.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,033 255 26.2 22.7-30.0 173 19.3 16.0-23.1 118 10.8 8.6-13.4 487 43.8 39.7-47.9
No 2,452 622 29.6 27.2-32.2 515 22.4 20.3-24.7 280 11.0 9.5-12.8 1,035 36.9 34.5-39.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 520 117 24.9 20.4-30.2 95 18.3 14.4-23.0 63 13.9 10.4-18.3 245 42.9 37.7-48.2
Non-Veteran 2,985 768 29.4 27.2-31.8 597 22.3 20.3-24.4 336 10.4 9.1-11.9 1,284 37.8 35.6-40.1

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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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