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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Sugar Drinks

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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 3,963 828 26.5 24.5-28.6 949 26.0 24.0-28.0 561 13.3 11.9-14.7 1,625 34.3 32.3-36.3
-Eastern NC 1,173 280 27.3 23.7-31.2 268 24.6 21.1-28.5 165 15.3 12.6-18.4 460 32.8 29.3-36.6
GENDER
Male 451 135 30.6 25.0-36.9 105 25.7 20.2-32.2 53 13.1 9.4-18.0 158 30.5 25.1-36.6
Female 722 145 24.0 19.7-29.0 163 23.5 19.5-28.2 112 17.4 13.9-21.6 302 35.0 30.6-39.8
RACE
White 667 131 23.8 19.6-28.6 139 22.8 18.9-27.3 95 15.3 12.1-19.1 302 38.1 33.5-42.8
African American 291 80 32.2 24.9-40.5 72 26.8 19.5-35.7 51 18.3 12.8-25.5 88 22.7 16.7-30.0
Other minorities 206 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 63 22.9 14.1-34.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 44 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,123 265 26.3 22.6-30.3 252 24.4 20.8-28.5 161 15.9 13.1-19.2 445 33.4 29.7-37.3
AGE
18-34 149 57 34.7 26.1-44.4 42 29.5 21.2-39.4 26 17.7 11.6-26.0 24 18.1 11.6-27.2
35-54 322 87 29.1 22.9-36.0 83 27.1 21.2-33.9 40 11.6 8.0-16.5 112 32.2 26.1-39.0
55-64 276 65 22.0 16.0-29.5 61 22.7 16.5-30.4 36 15.2 10.5-21.6 114 40.0 32.8-47.7
65-74 241 49 22.2 15.3-31.0 44 14.6 9.7-21.4 39 19.8 13.5-28.0 109 43.4 35.1-52.2
75+ 174 19 15.4 8.7-25.9 37 18.6 12.1-27.4 22 12.7 7.3-21.2 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 166 *** *** *** 35 20.0 12.9-29.6 *** *** *** 49 24.7 17.0-34.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 340 84 28.5 22.0-36.1 89 31.7 24.6-39.9 41 10.6 7.1-15.5 126 29.2 23.0-36.3
Some Post-H.S. 330 74 23.8 18.0-30.7 68 22.1 16.3-29.2 55 18.7 13.9-24.7 133 35.4 28.8-42.7
College Graduate 335 57 17.9 12.8-24.5 76 22.6 16.9-29.6 50 19.0 13.2-26.5 152 40.4 33.7-47.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 157 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 50 25.1 16.7-36.0
$15,000- 24,999 210 48 26.8 19.2-36.2 53 25.2 17.9-34.1 34 18.3 12.0-26.9 75 29.7 21.7-39.1
$25,000- 34,999 131 *** *** *** 24 18.6 10.5-30.8 16 15.0 8.5-25.2 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 147 33 20.7 13.1-31.1 35 23.9 15.7-34.7 21 20.5 12.7-31.3 58 34.9 25.8-45.4
$50,000+ 316 52 20.5 14.7-27.9 66 20.9 15.7-27.3 54 17.7 12.9-23.9 144 40.8 34.0-48.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 377 92 25.7 20.0-32.4 91 23.3 17.7-30.0 50 14.5 10.2-20.3 144 36.5 29.9-43.7
No 786 188 28.1 23.7-32.9 174 25.1 20.8-29.9 114 15.6 12.4-19.4 310 31.3 27.1-35.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 184 34 21.8 14.8-31.0 45 23.2 16.4-31.9 29 15.0 9.5-23.0 76 39.9 30.8-49.8
Non-Veteran 989 246 28.3 24.3-32.7 223 24.9 21.0-29.2 136 15.3 12.4-18.8 384 31.5 27.7-35.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 861 223 27.4 23.2-31.9 194 24.8 20.7-29.4 120 14.9 12.0-18.5 324 32.9 28.7-37.3
No 312 57 26.9 20.3-34.7 74 23.8 18.1-30.5 45 16.8 11.6-23.7 136 32.6 26.4-39.4

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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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