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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 5,668 800 16.3 15.0-17.7 889 18.8 17.4-20.4 488 9.1 8.2-10.2 3,491 55.8 54.0-57.5
GENDER
Male 2,224 334 17.1 15.0-19.4 390 20.9 18.6-23.5 184 9.4 7.9-11.1 1,316 52.6 49.9-55.3
Female 3,444 466 15.6 14.0-17.3 499 17.0 15.2-18.8 304 8.9 7.7-10.2 2,175 58.6 56.3-60.8
RACE
White 4,164 468 12.7 11.4-14.2 506 14.6 13.1-16.3 340 9.1 7.9-10.4 2,850 63.5 61.5-65.5
African American 1,023 244 27.2 23.7-31.1 254 27.4 23.9-31.3 112 10.3 8.3-12.7 413 35.1 31.4-38.9
Other minorities 432 73 17.3 13.1-22.5 123 31.1 25.1-37.7 31 6.5 4.2- 9.8 205 45.1 38.8-51.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 364 65 20.8 15.9-26.7 99 29.7 24.3-35.7 30 8.3 5.5-12.3 170 41.3 35.4-47.4
Non-Hispanic 5,286 733 15.9 14.6-17.4 788 18.0 16.5-19.6 456 9.2 8.2-10.3 3,309 56.9 55.0-58.7
AGE
18-34 937 203 23.7 20.5-27.3 241 28.2 24.6-32.0 87 8.4 6.6-10.7 406 39.7 36.0-43.5
35-54 1,886 280 14.8 12.9-16.8 328 18.3 16.1-20.6 194 11.0 9.3-12.9 1,084 56.0 53.2-58.8
55-64 1,114 131 12.5 10.1-15.2 144 13.9 11.3-17.1 97 8.9 7.0-11.3 742 64.7 60.9-68.3
65-74 965 92 9.9 7.7-12.6 108 11.1 8.8-14.0 67 7.5 5.6-10.1 698 71.5 67.6-75.0
75+ 712 88 12.9 10.0-16.6 63 7.3 5.5- 9.6 37 5.2 3.5- 7.9 524 74.5 70.3-78.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 681 129 21.6 17.5-26.3 114 20.6 16.7-25.2 38 6.3 4.1- 9.4 400 51.5 46.5-56.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,550 253 18.4 15.9-21.2 245 18.0 15.3-21.0 101 8.2 6.3-10.4 951 55.5 52.1-58.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,528 237 17.4 15.1-20.0 235 19.2 16.5-22.1 127 8.8 7.2-10.8 929 54.7 51.4-57.9
College Graduate 1,888 175 9.8 8.1-11.7 291 18.2 15.8-20.8 221 12.1 10.3-14.1 1,201 60.0 57.0-62.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 620 129 22.0 17.9-26.6 113 22.1 17.8-27.1 31 5.6 3.7- 8.5 347 50.3 45.1-55.5
$15,000- 24,999 933 180 21.4 17.9-25.3 167 19.3 16.2-22.7 69 7.7 5.8-10.2 517 51.6 47.4-55.8
$25,000- 34,999 576 93 18.3 14.6-22.8 92 19.3 14.4-25.2 32 5.8 3.8- 8.9 359 56.6 50.9-62.1
$35,000- 49,999 702 92 14.6 11.4-18.4 109 18.2 14.4-22.7 70 9.6 6.8-13.2 431 57.6 52.7-62.4
$50,000+ 1,898 181 11.4 9.5-13.5 290 18.5 16.1-21.1 219 12.3 10.5-14.5 1,208 57.8 54.8-60.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,441 204 14.7 12.5-17.3 195 16.2 13.6-19.2 91 7.2 5.6- 9.2 951 61.9 58.4-65.2
No 4,203 592 16.7 15.1-18.3 693 19.6 17.9-21.4 396 9.6 8.5-10.9 2,522 54.1 52.1-56.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 681 97 16.2 12.8-20.2 98 15.8 12.6-19.7 42 7.9 5.5-11.2 444 60.2 55.4-64.8
Non-Veteran 4,984 702 16.3 14.9-17.8 791 19.2 17.7-20.9 446 9.3 8.3-10.4 3,045 55.2 53.3-57.1

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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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