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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sugar Drinks-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 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
White 1,712 251 18.1 15.5-21.1 412 26.8 24.0-29.8 186 10.7 8.9-12.8 863 44.4 41.2-47.6
African American 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
Other Minorities 201 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 310 65 24.8 19.3-31.3 134 39.8 33.6-46.3 32 9.4 6.4-13.6 79 26.0 20.5-32.3
35-44 281 58 23.2 17.7-29.7 98 31.0 25.1-37.6 34 11.7 8.1-16.8 91 34.1 27.7-41.1
45-54 413 64 17.1 12.5-23.0 120 28.4 22.9-34.6 50 9.8 7.0-13.6 179 44.6 38.3-51.2
55-64 500 76 15.9 11.9-20.8 111 21.6 17.4-26.6 62 13.7 10.1-18.3 251 48.8 43.2-54.4
65-74 463 46 7.9 5.3-11.4 108 25.9 20.7-31.9 57 11.9 8.6-16.2 252 54.4 48.3-60.3
75+ 419 54 14.2 8.8-22.0 90 21.1 16.2-27.0 30 5.9 3.7- 9.4 245 58.8 51.5-65.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 315 65 29.2 21.7-38.1 78 26.9 20.2-34.7 28 4.9 3.0- 8.0 144 39.0 31.8-46.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 649 110 19.0 15.0-23.7 187 31.8 27.0-36.9 63 10.2 7.3-14.0 289 39.1 34.2-44.2
Some Post-H.S. 670 114 18.2 14.5-22.6 193 32.3 27.6-37.3 72 10.3 7.8-13.6 291 39.2 34.3-44.4
College Graduate 773 76 12.7 9.3-17.1 209 27.3 23.3-31.7 106 14.4 11.4-18.0 382 45.6 41.0-50.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 318 53 21.4 15.2-29.3 83 34.2 27.0-42.3 34 8.2 5.3-12.4 148 36.2 29.2-43.8
$15,000- 24,999 439 77 22.6 17.2-29.1 123 32.6 26.7-39.1 40 7.4 5.0-10.9 199 37.4 31.6-43.5
$25,000- 34,999 242 39 20.8 13.6-30.6 71 30.3 22.3-39.8 29 11.2 7.1-17.2 103 37.6 29.5-46.5
$35,000- 49,999 278 50 19.2 13.4-26.7 83 31.4 24.4-39.3 30 9.7 6.1-15.1 115 39.7 32.4-47.4
$50,000- 74,999 241 28 14.4 8.9-22.4 70 26.5 20.1-34.1 28 13.4 8.6-20.4 115 45.7 37.6-53.9
$75,000+ 385 46 14.4 10.3-19.8 100 26.2 20.9-32.3 55 12.9 9.2-17.8 184 46.4 40.1-52.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 723 108 18.1 14.0-23.1 171 27.1 22.8-31.9 95 13.5 10.4-17.3 349 41.3 36.5-46.3
No 1,671 256 18.8 16.1-21.8 492 31.1 28.1-34.2 173 9.7 8.0-11.7 750 40.5 37.3-43.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,360 354 18.4 16.1-20.9 655 30.3 27.8-33.0 263 10.5 9.0-12.2 1,088 40.8 38.1-43.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,283 189 18.8 15.8-22.3 366 30.2 26.8-33.7 143 11.3 9.1-13.8 585 39.7 36.2-43.3
No 1,125 176 18.2 15.0-22.0 301 30.1 26.4-34.1 126 9.7 7.7-12.1 522 41.9 37.9-46.1

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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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