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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

About how often do you drink regular soda or pop that contains sugar?

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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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 3,393 636 23.5 21.4-25.7 785 25.2 23.1-27.4 503 14.2 12.7-15.8 1,469 37.1 34.9-39.4
No 567 191 39.4 34.2-44.8 162 29.0 24.5-34.0 58 9.3 6.8-12.5 156 22.4 18.5-26.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,188 235 24.8 21.5-28.5 280 26.9 23.4-30.7 167 13.3 11.0-16.0 506 35.0 31.5-38.7
Overweight 1,285 263 26.3 22.8-30.2 293 24.9 21.6-28.5 176 12.5 10.3-15.0 553 36.3 32.8-39.9
Obese 1,196 260 25.7 22.2-29.4 307 26.7 23.4-30.4 181 14.8 12.4-17.6 448 32.8 29.4-36.3
Current Smoker
No 3,260 562 21.4 19.3-23.6 795 26.9 24.7-29.2 495 14.9 13.3-16.6 1,408 36.9 34.7-39.1
Yes 685 261 46.2 41.2-51.4 149 22.3 18.4-26.7 65 7.4 5.4- 9.9 210 24.1 20.2-28.6
History of CVD**
Yes 542 109 25.7 20.2-32.1 111 19.1 15.1-23.8 81 12.6 9.5-16.5 241 42.7 36.8-48.7
No 3,379 709 26.7 24.5-28.9 829 26.7 24.6-28.9 476 13.4 12.0-15.0 1,365 33.3 31.2-35.4
Binge Drinker
No 3,520 711 25.5 23.4-27.8 838 25.9 23.8-28.1 493 13.1 11.7-14.6 1,478 35.5 33.4-37.6
Yes 332 90 31.8 25.7-38.4 91 28.8 23.1-35.3 46 12.5 8.9-17.4 105 27.0 21.7-33.0
Heavy Drinker
No 3,687 770 26.3 24.2-28.4 902 26.4 24.4-28.5 511 12.9 11.5-14.4 1,504 34.5 32.4-36.5
Yes 155 29 24.6 16.0-35.8 26 25.2 17.0-35.6 27 15.8 9.9-24.2 73 34.4 26.0-44.0
COPD
Yes 389 108 34.6 27.8-42.1 81 20.2 15.4-26.1 44 10.8 7.5-15.4 156 34.3 28.2-41.0
No 3,553 716 25.9 23.8-28.1 864 26.5 24.4-28.6 513 13.4 12.0-14.9 1,460 34.2 32.2-36.3
Current Asthma
Yes 354 96 32.8 26.3-39.9 67 19.9 14.8-26.2 46 15.2 10.6-21.3 145 32.2 26.2-38.8
No 3,590 725 25.8 23.7-28.0 877 26.5 24.5-28.7 513 13.1 11.7-14.6 1,475 34.6 32.6-36.7
Diabetes
Yes 627 70 11.5 8.1-16.0 102 17.6 13.7-22.2 72 11.6 8.7-15.2 383 59.4 53.9-64.7
No 3,332 757 28.6 26.4-30.9 846 27.1 25.0-29.3 489 13.5 12.1-15.1 1,240 30.9 28.8-33.0
Disability
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

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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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