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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sugar-Sweetened Beverages-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,919 519 30.2 27.5-33.0 505 27.7 25.1-30.5 264 11.8 10.1-13.7 631 30.3 27.8-33.0
GENDER
Male 655 187 30.6 26.3-35.3 169 27.0 23.0-31.5 82 11.6 8.9-14.9 217 30.7 26.6-35.2
Female 1,264 332 29.8 26.5-33.3 336 28.3 25.0-31.8 182 11.9 10.0-14.2 414 30.0 26.9-33.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 45 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,871 503 30.2 27.5-33.1 491 27.6 25.0-30.5 263 12.1 10.4-14.0 614 30.1 27.5-32.8
AGE
18-34 392 143 36.8 31.4-42.5 123 34.1 28.8-39.9 40 8.9 6.3-12.5 86 20.1 16.1-24.9
35-44 280 80 30.1 23.8-37.2 84 28.1 22.1-35.0 32 9.2 6.2-13.5 84 32.6 26.3-39.6
45-54 371 97 27.3 21.7-33.8 99 26.6 21.4-32.6 52 12.4 8.5-17.7 123 33.7 27.8-40.1
55-64 418 105 28.5 22.9-34.9 106 24.0 19.1-29.6 69 15.9 12.1-20.7 138 31.5 26.2-37.4
65-74 283 62 20.1 14.7-27.0 58 18.5 12.7-26.0 46 17.1 12.2-23.4 117 44.3 36.3-52.6
75+ 154 29 22.6 14.6-33.1 29 16.3 9.9-25.6 24 16.0 8.7-27.6 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 303 95 37.3 29.7-45.4 68 23.5 17.7-30.5 27 7.6 4.6-12.3 113 31.6 25.4-38.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 588 186 34.1 29.4-39.1 147 26.7 22.2-31.8 79 11.0 8.4-14.4 176 28.2 23.8-33.0
Some Post-H.S. 568 146 28.0 23.6-33.0 150 29.4 24.8-34.6 82 12.2 9.4-15.6 190 30.3 25.9-35.1
College Graduate 453 92 20.8 16.5-25.8 137 30.6 25.5-36.3 76 17.1 12.7-22.5 148 31.6 26.3-37.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 365 102 29.1 23.3-35.5 88 26.1 20.2-33.0 49 9.8 6.6-14.3 126 35.1 28.8-42.0
$15,000- 24,999 432 138 36.6 30.5-43.2 103 24.1 19.2-29.7 56 11.7 8.5-15.9 135 27.6 22.7-33.2
$25,000- 34,999 248 73 29.8 23.2-37.4 69 32.9 25.5-41.3 39 13.0 9.1-18.3 67 24.3 18.5-31.3
$35,000- 49,999 214 55 30.5 23.1-39.2 66 28.3 21.2-36.6 27 11.4 7.4-17.2 66 29.7 22.8-37.7
$50,000- 74,999 191 42 25.3 18.1-34.1 60 37.1 28.5-46.5 23 8.4 5.1-13.7 66 29.2 21.9-37.8
$75,000+ 174 33 21.5 14.7-30.3 50 23.6 17.2-31.5 37 20.6 13.8-29.7 54 34.3 25.9-43.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 507 125 28.6 23.3-34.6 117 22.7 18.2-28.0 80 13.3 10.0-17.3 185 35.4 30.1-41.2
No 1,402 392 30.7 27.6-34.0 384 29.0 26.0-32.3 182 11.4 9.5-13.6 444 28.9 26.0-31.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 235 56 26.5 20.0-34.2 60 27.7 20.8-35.8 36 15.5 10.5-22.2 83 30.3 23.7-37.8
Non-Veteran 1,684 463 30.7 27.8-33.8 445 27.7 24.9-30.7 228 11.3 9.5-13.3 548 30.3 27.6-33.2

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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.

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