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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 5,679 1,360 28.3 26.7-30.0 1,057 20.5 19.1-22.0 712 12.0 11.0-13.2 2,550 39.1 37.5-40.8
GENDER
Male 2,230 642 32.4 29.8-35.0 427 21.3 19.1-23.7 245 10.9 9.4-12.7 916 35.4 32.9-37.9
Female 3,449 718 24.7 22.7-26.8 630 19.8 18.0-21.7 467 13.0 11.7-14.5 1,634 42.5 40.3-44.7
RACE
White 4,153 950 27.6 25.7-29.5 657 17.7 16.2-19.4 503 11.9 10.7-13.3 2,043 42.8 40.9-44.8
African American 1,037 262 29.4 25.8-33.4 281 27.4 24.0-31.1 148 12.3 10.1-15.0 346 30.8 27.4-34.5
Other minorities 442 138 31.6 26.0-37.7 110 25.3 20.1-31.4 58 12.7 9.2-17.2 136 30.4 24.8-36.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 371 123 35.1 29.5-41.2 100 29.1 23.8-35.1 45 11.7 8.5-16.1 103 24.0 19.2-29.6
Non-Hispanic 5,292 1,237 27.8 26.2-29.6 955 19.8 18.4-21.4 665 12.1 11.0-13.2 2,435 40.3 38.5-42.0
AGE
18-34 948 354 37.8 34.1-41.6 247 27.1 23.7-30.8 105 10.0 8.0-12.4 242 25.0 21.9-28.5
35-54 1,890 516 29.4 26.8-32.1 367 20.1 18.0-22.5 268 13.6 11.8-15.6 739 36.9 34.2-39.6
55-64 1,111 229 22.6 19.4-26.1 164 13.9 11.6-16.6 143 12.3 10.1-14.8 575 51.2 47.4-55.0
65-74 956 146 14.8 12.2-17.8 146 15.5 12.6-19.0 117 12.6 10.3-15.4 547 57.1 53.0-61.1
75+ 721 108 17.6 14.1-21.7 125 18.1 14.6-22.2 73 10.2 7.5-13.8 415 54.1 49.4-58.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 693 254 42.9 38.0-48.0 131 19.3 15.8-23.3 68 8.5 6.3-11.3 240 29.3 25.2-33.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,542 454 34.5 31.4-37.7 294 20.4 17.6-23.5 167 11.1 9.1-13.3 627 34.1 31.2-37.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,535 369 26.8 24.0-29.8 285 21.2 18.6-24.1 212 12.3 10.5-14.5 669 39.6 36.5-42.8
College Graduate 1,890 282 15.7 13.6-18.1 342 20.6 18.3-23.2 263 14.8 12.7-17.1 1,003 48.9 46.0-51.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 628 204 35.5 30.7-40.5 117 21.7 17.6-26.6 67 8.7 6.4-11.8 240 34.1 29.4-39.1
$15,000- 24,999 938 291 36.7 32.6-41.0 169 17.9 15.0-21.2 106 11.5 9.1-14.4 372 33.9 30.2-37.9
$25,000- 34,999 580 148 29.5 24.8-34.7 123 25.1 20.0-30.9 79 14.3 11.0-18.4 230 31.2 26.8-35.9
$35,000- 49,999 698 171 30.2 25.8-35.1 134 18.7 15.3-22.7 80 10.9 8.3-14.1 313 40.1 35.6-44.9
$50,000+ 1,900 334 20.1 17.7-22.8 344 21.0 18.6-23.6 267 13.8 11.8-15.9 955 45.1 42.2-48.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,439 354 29.9 26.6-33.4 217 14.5 12.4-16.9 184 12.1 10.2-14.3 684 43.5 40.2-47.0
No 4,216 999 27.9 26.1-29.8 835 22.1 20.4-23.8 525 12.1 10.8-13.4 1,857 38.0 36.1-39.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 681 157 24.2 20.5-28.4 128 21.9 18.0-26.4 66 9.4 7.1-12.3 330 44.5 39.9-49.1
Non-Veteran 4,995 1,203 28.8 27.1-30.6 928 20.3 18.8-21.9 646 12.4 11.2-13.6 2,218 38.5 36.7-40.2

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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.

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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