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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,460 316 27.0 23.8-30.4 261 19.5 16.9-22.3 204 12.3 10.4-14.5 679 41.3 38.0-44.6
GENDER
Male 552 146 31.6 26.4-37.2 97 19.1 15.2-23.9 73 11.5 8.9-14.9 236 37.7 32.8-43.0
Female 908 170 22.8 19.1-27.0 164 19.8 16.6-23.3 131 13.0 10.5-16.0 443 44.4 40.3-48.6
RACE
White 1,201 230 25.9 22.3-29.8 197 17.1 14.5-20.0 169 12.9 10.8-15.3 605 44.2 40.6-47.8
Other minorities 249 85 33.3 25.9-41.6 63 30.7 23.4-39.2 31 9.1 5.9-13.8 70 26.9 20.2-34.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,396 294 26.3 23.0-29.9 238 18.1 15.6-21.0 196 12.4 10.5-14.6 668 43.1 39.8-46.5
AGE
18-34 201 68 38.0 30.2-46.6 54 23.9 17.8-31.4 24 9.7 6.3-14.8 55 28.3 21.7-36.0
35-54 377 101 28.0 22.6-34.0 66 19.1 14.6-24.5 50 13.4 9.9-18.0 160 39.5 33.8-45.5
55-64 331 72 22.9 17.7-29.0 57 19.1 14.4-24.9 46 12.4 8.8-17.1 156 45.7 39.1-52.3
65-74 332 56 17.1 12.9-22.4 50 13.8 10.2-18.5 55 15.3 11.4-20.2 171 53.8 47.5-59.9
75+ 212 *** *** *** 33 16.8 11.4-24.1 28 11.7 7.8-17.4 133 56.2 46.0-65.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 195 54 31.4 23.0-41.3 39 24.3 17.1-33.2 23 8.2 4.8-13.5 79 36.1 28.0-45.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 438 118 32.4 26.3-39.2 82 20.6 15.8-26.3 50 9.8 6.8-13.8 188 37.2 31.5-43.4
Some Post-H.S. 377 89 29.0 23.3-35.5 60 15.4 11.6-20.3 57 13.9 10.4-18.3 171 41.7 35.8-47.8
College Graduate 448 55 12.5 9.1-16.9 80 20.0 15.8-25.0 72 16.8 12.9-21.5 241 50.7 45.1-56.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 209 59 31.0 23.3-40.0 42 21.5 15.1-29.6 21 8.0 4.6-13.4 87 39.5 30.7-48.9
$15,000- 24,999 275 75 33.3 25.9-41.7 54 23.5 17.1-31.3 33 9.7 6.2-14.9 113 33.5 26.8-41.0
$25,000- 34,999 160 *** *** *** 22 12.5 7.5-20.1 29 14.5 9.5-21.5 75 43.2 33.9-53.0
$35,000- 49,999 161 36 26.4 18.9-35.5 36 20.1 14.0-28.0 23 16.4 10.2-25.2 66 37.1 28.8-46.3
$50,000+ 402 65 16.9 12.8-22.0 67 18.6 14.2-24.0 68 17.3 13.4-22.1 202 47.2 41.3-53.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 436 96 29.1 22.9-36.1 71 16.3 12.4-21.2 46 8.1 5.7-11.5 223 46.5 40.3-52.7
No 1,015 220 26.5 22.8-30.6 188 20.6 17.5-24.1 157 13.8 11.5-16.6 450 39.0 35.3-42.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 172 37 27.2 19.6-36.5 31 16.3 10.9-23.6 28 14.7 9.7-21.5 76 41.9 33.5-50.7
Non-Veteran 1,288 279 26.9 23.5-30.7 230 19.8 17.1-22.9 176 12.1 10.1-14.4 603 41.2 37.7-44.7

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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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