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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 1,555 398 30.1 27.0-33.4 395 27.0 24.0-30.2 196 11.8 9.9-13.9 566 31.1 28.2-34.1
Female 2,408 430 23.2 20.7-25.9 554 25.0 22.6-27.6 365 14.6 12.8-16.6 1,059 37.2 34.7-39.8
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,716 519 25.3 22.9-27.9 580 23.3 21.1-25.7 371 12.8 11.3-14.5 1,246 38.5 36.1-41.0
Non-Hispanic Black 724 166 28.8 24.3-33.8 220 30.8 26.3-35.6 127 16.2 13.0-19.9 211 24.3 20.4-28.6
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 188 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 97 11 6.6 2.7-15.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 210 63 37.8 30.2-46.1 69 32.5 25.5-40.5 20 8.6 5.3-13.6 58 21.1 15.8-27.5
AGE
18-34 538 184 37.1 32.3-42.2 180 33.0 28.4-38.0 71 11.6 9.0-14.8 103 18.3 14.8-22.4
35-44 507 150 30.6 26.0-35.7 139 25.9 21.7-30.6 68 14.3 11.1-18.3 150 29.1 24.7-34.0
45-54 659 145 25.4 21.0-30.3 159 24.4 20.4-29.0 102 13.4 10.6-16.9 253 36.8 31.9-41.8
55-64 858 157 18.4 15.2-22.3 182 21.8 18.4-25.7 117 13.8 11.1-17.1 402 45.9 41.7-50.2
65-74 763 114 15.6 12.4-19.5 166 20.4 17.0-24.4 108 14.7 11.7-18.3 375 49.3 44.6-54.0
75+ 603 72 15.8 10.8-22.5 115 19.1 15.1-23.8 89 13.2 10.2-17.1 327 51.9 46.0-57.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 544 176 39.8 34.0-45.9 127 25.1 20.4-30.5 65 8.4 6.0-11.5 176 26.7 22.0-32.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,079 276 31.5 27.6-35.6 281 28.0 24.4-32.0 122 9.9 7.9-12.3 400 30.7 27.2-34.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,034 234 26.9 23.2-31.0 236 24.3 20.7-28.3 149 14.6 12.1-17.6 415 34.2 30.5-38.1
College Graduate 1,301 141 12.1 9.8-14.7 304 26.5 23.3-30.1 224 18.1 15.5-21.1 632 43.3 39.8-46.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 475 148 38.0 31.8-44.6 118 27.2 21.7-33.4 59 8.8 6.3-12.3 150 26.0 21.0-31.8
$15,000- 24,999 707 163 28.2 23.7-33.3 171 26.6 22.4-31.3 100 12.7 9.9-16.2 273 32.4 28.0-37.2
$25,000- 34,999 393 91 32.0 25.5-39.2 97 25.1 19.9-31.2 49 11.9 8.3-16.7 156 31.0 25.4-37.2
$35,000- 49,999 459 108 31.3 25.6-37.7 99 21.6 17.0-27.2 70 16.0 12.0-20.8 182 31.1 26.2-36.5
$50,000-74,999 413 64 23.1 17.2-30.2 104 24.7 19.7-30.6 65 15.8 11.7-21.0 180 36.4 30.6-42.6
$75,000+ 764 94 14.2 11.3-17.7 179 26.7 22.3-31.6 125 15.7 12.8-19.1 366 43.4 38.8-48.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,175 264 27.7 24.0-31.7 264 23.3 20.1-26.9 146 10.9 8.9-13.4 501 38.1 34.3-42.0
No 2,765 559 26.1 23.8-28.6 680 26.9 24.6-29.3 411 14.0 12.4-15.7 1,115 33.1 30.8-35.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 509 84 20.3 15.9-25.6 141 27.0 22.2-32.3 67 12.8 9.5-17.1 217 39.9 34.4-45.7
Non-Veteran 3,451 744 27.4 25.2-29.6 807 25.8 23.7-27.9 494 13.3 11.9-14.9 1,406 33.5 31.5-35.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,061 488 28.3 25.5-31.2 488 25.1 22.5-27.8 255 12.2 10.4-14.1 830 34.5 31.8-37.3
No 1,902 340 24.7 21.9-27.8 461 26.9 24.1-29.9 306 14.4 12.5-16.5 795 34.0 31.2-36.9

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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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