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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sugar Drinks--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 3,394 580 20.3 18.3-22.4 963 31.6 29.4-33.8 368 11.0 9.5-12.6 1,483 37.2 35.0-39.4
No 567 147 28.9 24.3-34.1 170 32.5 27.7-37.7 62 11.0 8.1-14.8 188 27.6 23.3-32.3
Body Mass Index
Underweight 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,190 196 19.0 15.9-22.5 339 34.5 30.8-38.4 110 10.1 8.0-12.8 545 36.4 32.9-40.0
Overweight 1,284 234 22.7 19.4-26.3 361 29.1 25.8-32.7 150 11.6 9.1-14.6 539 36.6 33.0-40.4
Obese 1,194 250 25.0 21.6-28.7 344 31.2 27.6-35.0 141 11.5 9.4-14.1 459 32.3 28.9-35.8
Current Smoker
No 3,257 528 18.3 16.5-20.4 938 32.0 29.7-34.3 367 11.7 10.2-13.5 1,424 38.0 35.7-40.2
Yes 689 195 35.5 30.6-40.8 191 30.9 26.4-35.8 61 8.1 5.8-11.3 242 25.5 21.7-29.7
History of CVD**
Yes 541 96 19.7 15.2-25.1 129 28.9 23.5-35.0 46 7.4 4.9-10.9 270 44.1 38.2-50.1
No 3,381 624 22.2 20.2-24.3 996 32.0 29.8-34.2 378 11.3 9.8-12.9 1,383 34.5 32.4-36.7
Binge Drinker
No 3,521 639 21.9 20.0-24.0 985 30.8 28.7-33.0 372 10.5 9.1-12.1 1,525 36.7 34.6-38.9
Yes 331 68 22.7 17.3-29.1 119 39.3 32.9-45.9 43 12.0 8.4-16.8 101 26.1 20.9-32.1
Heavy Drinker
No 3,688 685 22.3 20.4-24.3 1,054 31.5 29.4-33.7 394 10.6 9.3-12.1 1,555 35.6 33.6-37.7
Yes 154 24 18.2 10.6-29.5 48 40.0 30.4-50.5 18 9.9 5.4-17.4 64 31.9 23.8-41.4
COPD
Yes 388 86 29.2 22.5-36.8 97 25.2 19.8-31.4 40 9.9 6.7-14.5 165 35.7 29.6-42.4
No 3,554 637 21.4 19.5-23.4 1,035 32.4 30.3-34.6 386 11.0 9.5-12.5 1,496 35.3 33.2-37.4
Current Asthma
Yes 352 68 25.3 19.3-32.4 88 28.7 22.6-35.7 43 13.1 9.0-18.8 153 32.9 26.9-39.4
No 3,593 654 21.4 19.5-23.4 1,042 32.1 30.0-34.3 385 10.8 9.4-12.4 1,512 35.7 33.7-37.9
Diabetes
Yes 625 64 10.1 7.0-14.3 113 18.3 14.5-22.9 69 10.2 7.6-13.6 379 61.4 55.9-66.5
No 3,335 663 23.5 21.5-25.7 1,021 33.6 31.3-35.8 360 11.1 9.6-12.7 1,291 31.9 29.8-34.0
Disability
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

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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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