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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Sugar Drinks

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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
-Piedmont NC 2,316 439 24.3 21.8-27.1 576 26.9 24.3-29.6 338 13.1 11.4-15.0 963 35.7 33.0-38.5
GENDER
Male 912 214 27.8 23.9-32.1 238 27.6 23.6-32.0 126 12.3 9.9-15.2 334 32.3 28.4-36.5
Female 1,404 225 21.2 17.9-24.9 338 26.2 22.9-29.7 212 13.9 11.5-16.6 629 38.8 35.0-42.6
RACE
White 1,719 308 23.6 20.6-27.0 376 24.6 21.5-27.9 243 12.5 10.6-14.7 792 39.3 36.1-42.6
African American 436 89 26.6 21.1-33.1 150 31.8 26.5-37.7 80 17.2 12.9-22.5 117 24.4 19.4-30.1
Other minorities 143 39 25.7 17.7-35.8 *** *** *** 14 10.0 5.6-17.3 *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 153 46 34.9 26.5-44.3 47 30.2 22.3-39.4 16 11.1 6.6-18.1 44 23.9 17.4-32.0
Non-Hispanic 2,153 391 23.4 20.7-26.3 524 26.3 23.6-29.3 321 13.4 11.5-15.4 917 36.9 34.0-40.0
AGE
18-34 341 107 35.3 29.2-41.9 121 35.1 29.0-41.7 40 9.7 6.8-13.5 73 20.0 15.5-25.3
35-54 719 166 23.8 20.0-28.0 183 24.6 20.8-28.9 116 15.6 12.5-19.4 254 36.0 31.2-41.1
55-64 472 75 16.8 12.6-22.1 104 20.9 16.8-25.6 68 15.4 11.5-20.4 225 46.9 41.2-52.6
65-74 414 49 12.3 8.6-17.3 95 21.7 16.8-27.5 60 13.0 9.4-17.6 210 53.1 46.3-59.8
75+ 349 40 15.0 9.6-22.8 67 20.2 15.2-26.3 51 11.2 8.1-15.3 191 53.6 46.3-60.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 313 86 34.2 27.2-42.0 83 28.4 22.1-35.6 37 7.8 5.0-12.0 107 29.6 23.2-36.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 589 151 32.0 26.7-37.9 151 25.9 21.2-31.3 63 8.7 6.3-11.9 224 33.3 27.7-39.6
Some Post-H.S. 593 130 26.1 21.1-31.7 142 25.6 20.6-31.4 84 14.0 10.6-18.3 237 34.3 29.2-39.7
College Graduate 819 72 9.6 7.0-13.0 199 28.2 23.9-33.0 154 19.4 15.9-23.4 394 42.9 38.4-47.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 241 70 37.8 29.2-47.2 62 24.7 17.9-33.1 37 11.3 7.3-17.0 72 26.2 19.2-34.7
$15,000- 24,999 396 91 27.4 21.6-34.2 93 27.8 22.1-34.4 52 10.9 7.7-15.2 160 33.8 28.1-40.2
$25,000- 34,999 220 49 31.7 23.6-41.0 58 25.9 19.2-33.9 29 10.2 6.3-16.2 84 32.2 24.7-40.7
$35,000- 49,999 255 54 28.9 21.5-37.6 53 21.8 15.3-30.1 41 15.5 10.5-22.2 107 33.8 26.8-41.6
$50,000+ 752 93 15.5 12.1-19.6 194 28.0 23.3-33.2 124 16.0 12.8-19.9 341 40.5 35.5-45.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 625 132 26.5 21.7-31.9 134 22.8 18.5-27.7 80 10.7 8.0-14.1 279 40.0 34.8-45.5
No 1,679 303 23.8 20.8-27.0 440 28.0 25.0-31.3 255 13.6 11.6-15.8 681 34.6 31.5-37.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 264 42 20.3 14.1-28.3 77 28.3 21.6-36.2 32 12.4 7.8-19.2 113 39.0 31.3-47.2
Non-Veteran 2,049 397 24.8 22.1-27.8 498 26.6 23.8-29.6 306 13.2 11.4-15.3 848 35.4 32.5-38.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 864 177 26.4 22.3-31.0 218 25.8 21.8-30.1 98 10.6 8.1-13.6 371 37.3 32.9-41.9
No 1,452 262 23.5 20.3-27.0 358 27.3 24.1-30.8 240 14.2 12.0-16.6 592 35.0 31.7-38.6

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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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