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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,447 202 15.7 13.3-18.6 187 15.4 13.0-18.1 120 8.1 6.5-10.1 938 60.8 57.4-64.0
GENDER
Male 546 93 18.7 14.6-23.6 80 17.3 13.5-21.8 42 8.2 5.7-11.6 331 55.8 50.4-61.1
Female 901 109 13.1 10.5-16.3 107 13.7 10.9-17.0 78 8.1 6.1-10.7 607 65.1 60.9-69.1
RACE
White 1,191 142 13.6 11.1-16.6 137 14.0 11.5-16.9 94 8.0 6.2-10.2 818 64.4 60.7-68.0
Other minorities 247 60 27.0 20.0-35.4 47 20.9 15.0-28.2 26 9.5 5.8-15.3 114 42.6 34.6-51.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,384 191 15.6 13.0-18.5 167 13.7 11.5-16.3 117 8.5 6.8-10.6 909 62.2 58.8-65.6
AGE
18-34 199 43 22.5 16.2-30.3 54 26.4 20.0-34.1 19 9.6 5.8-15.3 83 41.5 33.6-49.9
35-54 374 63 16.3 12.3-21.3 53 13.8 10.2-18.4 36 8.9 6.1-12.7 222 61.1 55.1-66.7
55-64 328 42 12.7 8.7-18.2 33 10.5 7.2-15.0 24 6.3 3.7-10.3 229 70.5 64.1-76.2
65-74 328 32 10.5 7.1-15.3 30 8.5 5.6-12.8 28 8.8 5.9-12.9 238 72.2 66.2-77.5
75+ 211 22 8.1 5.0-12.9 16 8.7 5.0-14.7 13 4.7 2.6- 8.1 160 78.5 71.6-84.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 190 26 16.6 10.8-24.7 19 15.1 9.2-23.8 *** *** *** 137 66.1 56.7-74.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 437 69 17.8 13.0-23.8 62 16.5 12.2-21.9 28 7.3 4.5-11.7 278 58.4 51.8-64.6
Some Post-H.S. 371 51 16.2 11.9-21.7 47 14.0 10.1-19.1 37 10.1 6.9-14.5 236 59.6 53.3-65.7
College Graduate 447 55 11.1 8.1-14.9 59 15.9 12.1-20.6 47 10.9 7.8-15.0 286 62.1 56.5-67.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 206 37 18.7 12.7-26.8 25 14.5 9.1-22.2 *** *** *** 130 57.9 48.5-66.7
$15,000- 24,999 274 50 19.7 13.9-27.3 43 20.0 14.2-27.3 *** *** *** 165 54.1 46.1-61.8
$25,000- 34,999 159 23 15.3 9.5-23.7 *** *** *** 17 10.8 6.3-18.0 107 64.2 54.2-73.1
$35,000- 49,999 162 25 15.6 10.0-23.4 23 15.1 9.5-23.1 *** *** *** 100 62.0 52.7-70.5
$50,000+ 402 36 10.6 7.2-15.3 56 15.6 11.5-20.8 40 10.0 6.9-14.2 270 63.8 57.7-69.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 434 60 14.9 11.0-19.9 39 8.1 5.5-11.7 32 7.5 4.7-11.8 303 69.5 63.6-74.9
No 1,004 142 16.2 13.2-19.7 147 17.9 14.9-21.3 88 8.4 6.5-10.8 627 57.5 53.4-61.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 173 24 12.8 7.8-20.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 125 72.3 63.5-79.7
Non-Veteran 1,274 178 16.1 13.4-19.1 174 16.2 13.7-19.2 109 8.2 6.5-10.4 813 59.5 55.8-63.0

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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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