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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sugar Drinks-FEMALES

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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
-FEMALES 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
White 1,708 292 22.6 19.6-25.8 338 21.9 19.3-24.8 247 14.2 12.1-16.5 831 41.3 38.2-44.5
African American 482 95 26.7 21.3-32.8 152 31.4 26.2-37.1 95 19.3 15.2-24.3 140 22.5 18.3-27.5
Other Minorities 203 41 21.0 12.9-32.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 313 91 34.2 28.0-41.0 109 34.4 28.4-40.9 46 12.5 9.0-16.9 67 19.0 14.6-24.2
35-44 281 72 25.9 20.2-32.6 76 25.7 20.2-32.2 41 15.8 11.3-21.7 92 32.5 26.3-39.4
45-54 407 77 22.4 17.2-28.6 95 22.0 17.4-27.4 66 15.2 11.2-20.2 169 40.4 34.2-47.0
55-64 502 78 16.6 12.5-21.7 102 19.1 15.0-23.9 76 16.6 12.7-21.3 246 47.8 42.2-53.4
65-74 466 62 12.2 8.8-16.5 94 18.8 14.7-23.6 69 15.6 11.7-20.4 241 53.5 47.5-59.4
75+ 417 45 13.2 7.9-21.3 74 19.0 14.2-25.0 64 13.3 9.6-18.1 234 54.5 47.3-61.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 313 83 34.1 26.3-42.9 79 27.6 20.9-35.5 42 10.3 6.8-15.3 109 28.0 22.0-34.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 651 133 25.6 21.0-30.7 166 27.5 23.0-32.6 85 12.6 9.6-16.5 267 34.3 29.7-39.3
Some Post-H.S. 669 139 25.2 20.7-30.3 145 22.4 18.5-26.9 102 16.2 12.9-20.2 283 36.1 31.5-41.1
College Graduate 774 75 11.7 8.8-15.4 163 24.4 20.2-29.2 136 16.9 13.8-20.7 400 46.9 42.3-51.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 317 89 36.2 28.6-44.5 82 27.2 20.7-34.7 39 9.9 6.5-14.7 107 26.7 20.6-33.9
$15,000- 24,999 439 84 23.9 18.5-30.4 106 28.3 22.7-34.7 60 11.8 8.5-16.0 189 36.0 30.3-42.1
$25,000- 34,999 242 44 24.6 17.0-34.2 59 26.8 19.6-35.4 38 14.7 9.6-21.8 101 34.0 26.5-42.4
$35,000- 49,999 277 44 20.5 14.3-28.5 66 25.2 18.8-33.0 51 21.6 15.6-29.1 116 32.6 26.3-39.7
$50,000- 74,999 241 31 17.9 11.7-26.4 48 19.4 13.8-26.4 43 20.3 14.3-28.0 119 42.5 34.7-50.6
$75,000+ 386 45 15.6 11.3-21.0 79 22.7 17.6-28.8 60 14.2 10.5-19.0 202 47.4 41.1-53.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 722 150 25.8 21.2-31.0 155 23.0 19.0-27.6 97 12.3 9.5-15.7 320 38.9 34.2-43.9
No 1,672 277 22.3 19.3-25.5 395 25.6 22.8-28.7 265 15.3 13.1-17.7 735 36.9 33.9-40.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,360 425 23.3 20.8-26.0 538 24.8 22.4-27.4 353 14.5 12.7-16.5 1,044 37.4 34.8-40.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,286 262 24.6 21.3-28.2 299 24.2 21.1-27.6 172 14.6 12.1-17.5 553 36.6 33.2-40.1
No 1,122 168 21.6 17.9-25.8 255 25.9 22.3-29.8 193 14.6 12.2-17.5 506 37.9 34.1-41.9

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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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