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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sugar Drinks-African Americans

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
-African Americans 746 160 25.9 21.7-30.5 262 37.7 32.9-42.7 109 14.4 11.2-18.2 215 22.1 18.5-26.0
GENDER
Male 266 80 30.6 24.0-38.2 76 32.0 24.7-40.4 40 17.1 11.7-24.4 70 20.2 14.9-26.8
Female 480 80 21.8 16.8-27.7 186 42.6 36.7-48.8 69 11.9 9.0-15.7 145 23.7 19.3-28.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 11 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 735 156 25.7 21.5-30.4 258 37.6 32.8-42.7 107 14.3 11.1-18.2 214 22.4 18.8-26.4
AGE
18-34 134 42 36.5 27.4-46.7 61 39.7 30.3-49.8 *** *** *** 17 11.1 6.3-19.0
35-44 104 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 15.4 8.6-25.9
45-54 134 21 14.4 8.6-23.0 *** *** *** 24 15.3 9.5-23.7 37 23.3 15.6-33.3
55-64 160 25 14.8 9.2-23.0 48 34.0 24.9-44.4 26 20.5 13.2-30.5 61 30.7 22.7-40.0
65-74 134 21 14.7 8.2-25.0 38 21.4 13.3-32.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 73 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 124 *** *** *** 25 17.4 10.1-28.2 *** *** *** 42 25.7 17.2-36.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 224 46 25.2 18.6-33.3 77 35.5 27.2-44.7 32 14.4 9.6-21.2 69 24.8 18.1-33.1
Some Post-H.S. 210 47 26.2 18.9-35.1 89 46.9 38.0-56.1 27 10.4 6.2-16.8 47 16.5 11.4-23.2
College Graduate 187 28 14.3 9.0-21.9 71 44.3 35.2-53.8 31 16.2 10.7-23.8 57 25.3 18.5-33.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 143 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 45 22.8 15.4-32.4
$15,000- 24,999 174 40 24.8 17.4-33.9 59 34.8 26.3-44.4 27 19.8 12.3-30.2 48 20.7 14.4-28.8
$25,000- 34,999 91 *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 15.5 8.6-26.5 21 16.5 9.5-27.2
$35,000- 49,999 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 69 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 236 46 22.2 15.6-30.5 71 33.4 25.5-42.5 42 18.2 12.6-25.6 77 26.2 19.9-33.8
No 508 114 27.2 22.2-32.9 190 39.2 33.4-45.2 67 13.1 9.5-17.7 137 20.6 16.5-25.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 96 22 22.1 13.5-33.9 *** *** *** 17 18.7 11.0-29.9 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 650 138 26.5 22.0-31.6 235 39.2 34.0-44.6 92 13.7 10.4-17.9 185 20.7 17.1-24.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 354 67 23.2 17.3-30.3 120 37.4 30.4-45.0 54 14.0 9.7-19.7 113 25.5 19.9-32.0
No 392 93 28.2 22.6-34.6 142 37.9 31.6-44.7 55 14.7 10.5-20.2 102 19.1 14.9-24.2

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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.

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