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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Sugar Drinks

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
-Piedmont NC 2,323 396 19.7 17.5-22.2 677 31.5 28.8-34.3 251 11.7 9.8-14.0 999 37.1 34.3-39.9
GENDER
Male 917 191 23.1 19.6-27.2 287 33.8 29.7-38.1 92 12.9 9.7-17.0 347 30.1 26.5-34.1
Female 1,406 205 16.6 13.9-19.7 390 29.4 26.0-33.0 159 10.6 8.6-13.1 652 43.3 39.5-47.3
RACE
White 1,726 281 18.9 16.2-21.8 460 29.8 26.7-33.0 180 11.5 9.1-14.3 805 39.9 36.6-43.2
African American 437 88 25.4 20.2-31.4 168 38.7 32.8-45.0 59 15.1 10.9-20.6 122 20.8 16.5-25.9
Other minorities 142 23 14.0 8.5-22.3 44 28.1 19.7-38.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 154 33 19.8 13.8-27.6 53 36.3 27.8-45.8 *** *** *** 56 36.9 28.6-46.2
Non-Hispanic 2,159 362 19.8 17.4-22.4 620 30.8 28.1-33.8 237 12.2 10.1-14.7 940 37.2 34.3-40.2
AGE
18-34 340 88 27.9 22.5-34.0 140 38.2 32.3-44.6 35 11.6 7.5-17.7 77 22.3 17.3-28.1
35-54 725 144 18.1 14.9-21.8 233 30.7 26.6-35.2 88 13.2 10.2-17.0 260 38.0 33.2-43.1
55-64 470 69 14.6 11.0-19.1 126 28.3 23.3-33.9 59 13.1 9.5-17.8 216 44.0 38.4-49.7
65-74 413 45 11.3 7.5-16.7 102 24.7 19.0-31.4 40 8.7 5.8-12.9 226 55.4 48.4-62.1
75+ 354 47 15.8 10.7-22.5 68 20.1 14.7-26.8 27 7.4 4.6-11.8 212 56.8 49.5-63.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 319 79 30.4 23.8-37.9 89 29.5 22.9-37.0 *** *** *** 127 32.4 26.3-39.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 587 119 23.6 18.8-29.2 178 33.7 28.4-39.4 50 10.0 7.0-14.2 240 32.7 27.2-38.7
Some Post-H.S. 598 112 19.4 15.5-24.0 176 32.2 27.2-37.7 64 11.0 7.2-16.3 246 37.5 32.1-43.2
College Graduate 817 85 9.9 7.3-13.3 234 29.9 25.8-34.4 113 16.6 13.0-20.8 385 43.6 39.0-48.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 244 53 32.2 24.1-41.5 66 31.7 23.9-40.7 26 8.5 5.0-14.0 99 27.6 20.8-35.6
$15,000- 24,999 399 83 22.3 17.1-28.4 113 29.8 24.2-36.2 40 12.6 8.4-18.4 163 35.3 29.4-41.7
$25,000- 34,999 219 42 20.7 14.3-28.9 66 34.9 26.7-44.1 21 10.7 6.1-18.0 90 33.7 26.1-42.4
$35,000- 49,999 257 55 23.9 17.1-32.2 65 27.7 20.5-36.2 22 8.5 5.1-13.7 115 40.0 32.3-48.1
$50,000+ 750 88 12.4 9.5-16.0 232 31.8 27.2-36.7 99 14.3 10.5-19.2 331 41.6 36.5-46.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 631 115 21.8 17.4-27.0 154 28.3 23.5-33.6 69 11.9 8.7-16.0 293 38.0 33.0-43.2
No 1,680 280 19.3 16.7-22.2 520 32.3 29.2-35.6 181 11.8 9.5-14.5 699 36.7 33.4-40.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 269 50 22.7 16.3-30.6 73 28.8 22.0-36.6 28 12.1 7.4-19.0 118 36.5 29.2-44.4
Non-Veteran 2,051 345 19.4 17.0-22.0 603 31.8 29.0-34.8 223 11.7 9.6-14.2 880 37.1 34.1-40.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 865 138 19.2 15.6-23.3 248 31.5 27.1-36.2 88 9.9 7.4-13.0 391 39.5 35.1-44.1
No 1,458 258 20.0 17.2-23.1 429 31.5 28.3-34.9 163 12.5 10.0-15.5 608 36.1 32.6-39.7

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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