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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 1,556 362 25.5 22.7-28.6 468 33.5 30.4-36.8 161 11.4 9.2-14.0 565 29.6 26.8-32.5
Female 2,408 365 18.6 16.3-21.1 667 30.1 27.6-32.8 269 10.5 9.0-12.3 1,107 40.8 38.1-43.5
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,720 465 21.1 18.9-23.5 719 29.8 27.5-32.3 282 10.7 9.1-12.5 1,254 38.4 36.0-40.8
Non-Hispanic Black 725 155 26.1 21.8-30.8 252 36.9 32.1-42.0 106 14.4 11.2-18.4 212 22.6 19.0-26.7
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 183 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 96 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 212 51 23.8 17.8-30.9 70 36.1 28.7-44.3 13 5.7 3.1-10.2 78 34.4 27.3-42.3
AGE
18-34 537 141 28.6 24.3-33.4 233 40.8 36.0-45.8 54 10.8 7.8-14.9 109 19.7 16.1-23.9
35-44 507 128 25.6 21.3-30.4 172 31.3 26.8-36.1 56 10.6 7.9-14.1 151 32.5 27.8-37.7
45-54 666 117 20.0 16.0-24.6 204 32.8 28.1-37.9 86 11.6 8.9-14.9 259 35.7 31.1-40.6
55-64 856 145 18.2 15.0-22.0 206 24.0 20.6-27.8 105 13.4 10.6-16.8 400 44.4 40.2-48.6
65-74 758 93 11.2 8.5-14.6 180 23.4 19.6-27.6 82 11.0 8.3-14.3 403 54.5 49.7-59.1
75+ 605 97 18.0 13.4-23.6 129 23.7 18.6-29.7 43 6.4 4.3- 9.4 336 52.0 46.1-57.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 546 145 32.8 27.3-38.8 138 26.6 21.6-32.1 46 6.9 4.4-10.7 217 33.7 28.7-39.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,077 224 23.8 20.3-27.7 316 34.1 30.3-38.2 104 10.0 7.9-12.7 433 32.0 28.5-35.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,036 203 22.0 18.7-25.7 309 33.3 29.5-37.4 109 11.1 8.5-14.4 415 33.6 29.9-37.6
College Graduate 1,300 154 12.8 10.4-15.6 371 30.7 27.3-34.2 170 14.0 11.7-16.8 605 42.5 39.0-46.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 479 101 29.5 23.6-36.1 122 31.3 25.6-37.7 48 7.6 5.3-10.9 208 31.6 26.3-37.4
$15,000- 24,999 709 148 23.0 19.0-27.6 206 34.2 29.5-39.2 72 10.8 7.9-14.6 283 31.9 27.7-36.5
$25,000- 34,999 392 79 23.2 17.6-29.8 118 34.0 27.5-41.1 41 10.7 7.3-15.4 154 32.1 26.4-38.5
$35,000- 49,999 460 97 24.3 19.1-30.4 133 30.5 25.1-36.4 41 8.0 5.5-11.6 189 37.2 31.7-43.0
$50,000-74,999 411 62 19.6 14.5-26.1 132 30.8 25.2-37.1 48 12.7 8.9-17.8 169 36.8 30.9-43.2
$75,000+ 762 107 14.9 11.9-18.6 223 30.9 26.7-35.6 98 13.0 9.6-17.3 334 41.1 36.6-45.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,177 210 21.8 18.3-25.7 290 28.1 24.5-31.9 148 12.5 10.3-15.3 529 37.6 34.0-41.4
No 2,764 513 22.0 19.8-24.3 839 32.9 30.5-35.4 281 10.5 8.9-12.3 1,131 34.6 32.3-37.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 517 104 21.6 17.3-26.8 135 28.7 23.7-34.2 55 12.4 9.1-16.7 223 37.3 32.0-42.9
Non-Veteran 3,444 622 22.0 20.0-24.1 999 32.2 30.0-34.5 375 10.8 9.4-12.4 1,448 35.1 33.0-37.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,056 374 22.2 19.6-25.0 592 31.8 29.0-34.7 223 10.7 9.0-12.6 867 35.4 32.7-38.2
No 1,908 353 21.6 19.0-24.5 543 31.7 28.9-34.7 207 11.3 9.3-13.6 805 35.4 32.6-38.3

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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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