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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Sugar Drinks

During the past 30 days, how often did you drink sugar-sweetened fruit drinks (such as Kool-aid and lemonade)
sweet tea, and sports or energy drinks (such as Gatorade and Red Bull)?

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Total
Respond.^
1+ times a day 1+ times a week 1+ times a month Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,964 727 21.9 20.1-23.9 1,135 31.8 29.7-33.8 430 11.0 9.6-12.4 1,672 35.4 33.4-37.4
-Eastern NC 1,167 244 24.3 20.8-28.1 338 31.7 27.9-35.8 125 10.8 8.5-13.6 460 33.3 29.7-37.0
GENDER
Male 446 121 28.5 23.0-34.7 129 32.1 26.1-38.7 45 9.7 6.5-14.3 151 29.7 24.3-35.7
Female 721 123 20.2 16.2-25.0 209 31.3 26.7-36.3 80 11.8 8.9-15.5 309 36.6 32.1-41.4
RACE
White 664 126 23.0 18.9-27.7 180 31.1 26.6-36.0 61 9.1 6.7-12.3 297 36.8 32.3-41.4
African American 291 69 26.5 19.7-34.7 87 33.4 25.7-42.1 47 15.2 10.1-22.1 88 24.9 18.7-32.4
Other minorities 202 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 45 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,116 229 23.6 20.0-27.5 326 32.3 28.3-36.5 124 11.2 8.8-14.2 437 32.9 29.3-36.8
AGE
18-34 149 39 28.5 20.5-38.2 71 44.7 35.3-54.6 14 10.7 5.8-18.8 25 16.1 10.3-24.3
35-54 323 75 27.5 21.6-34.3 106 31.8 25.6-38.8 38 9.8 6.5-14.5 104 31.0 24.9-37.7
55-64 276 59 22.5 16.3-30.2 65 22.8 16.8-30.1 28 11.8 7.7-17.8 124 42.9 35.4-50.6
65-74 238 35 12.9 8.0-20.2 54 20.1 14.3-27.4 33 14.0 9.0-21.2 116 53.0 44.2-61.5
75+ 170 34 20.0 12.7-30.2 40 25.2 16.6-36.3 *** *** *** 85 47.3 37.1-57.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 163 *** *** *** 35 20.5 13.1-30.7 20 9.3 5.2-16.1 61 37.8 28.1-48.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 340 73 23.7 18.0-30.6 95 34.3 26.9-42.5 38 9.9 6.5-14.8 134 32.1 25.6-39.5
Some Post-H.S. 326 72 25.3 19.1-32.8 107 36.3 29.5-43.7 30 11.5 7.3-17.6 117 26.9 21.3-33.3
College Graduate 336 52 18.5 13.4-24.9 101 29.4 22.8-37.1 36 10.2 6.8-15.1 147 41.9 34.9-49.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 157 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 209 45 22.9 16.1-31.4 62 38.0 29.0-47.9 *** *** *** 81 29.4 22.1-38.1
$25,000- 34,999 131 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 44 26.0 17.0-37.7
$35,000- 49,999 145 27 15.7 9.3-25.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 315 62 24.0 18.0-31.2 99 29.1 22.9-36.2 33 11.4 7.6-16.9 121 35.4 28.9-42.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 375 69 19.1 13.9-25.8 95 25.5 19.6-32.4 56 16.0 11.5-21.9 155 39.4 32.7-46.5
No 782 173 26.1 21.9-30.8 240 33.7 29.1-38.7 69 9.0 6.5-12.4 300 31.1 27.0-35.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 184 43 24.0 16.9-33.0 48 26.0 18.5-35.3 17 10.4 6.0-17.4 76 39.6 30.4-49.5
Non-Veteran 983 201 24.3 20.5-28.6 290 32.8 28.5-37.3 108 10.8 8.3-14.0 384 32.1 28.3-36.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 854 175 23.9 20.0-28.5 250 31.9 27.5-36.7 100 11.6 8.9-14.9 329 32.6 28.5-36.9
No 313 69 25.7 19.8-32.7 88 30.7 24.1-38.2 25 7.5 4.5-12.2 131 36.1 29.4-43.4

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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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