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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 474 87 24.0 18.6-30.3 120 31.1 25.6-37.1 54 10.3 7.3-14.4 213 34.6 29.3-40.4
GENDER
Male 193 50 28.7 20.8-38.2 52 33.7 25.3-43.2 24 10.4 6.3-16.9 67 27.2 20.1-35.6
Female 281 37 19.3 12.7-28.2 68 28.5 21.9-36.1 30 10.2 6.3-16.0 146 42.0 34.6-49.8
RACE
White 426 78 24.8 19.2-31.5 105 29.7 24.1-35.9 49 10.1 7.0-14.5 194 35.4 29.8-41.4
Other minorities 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 125 *** *** *** 37 33.6 24.1-44.6 16 9.3 5.4-15.4 46 28.4 20.1-38.6
55-64 110 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 107 *** *** *** 24 24.5 15.8-35.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 81 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 150 32 19.6 12.0-30.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** 59 33.7 24.7-44.1
Some Post-H.S. 112 *** *** *** 26 26.4 17.5-37.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 147 17 12.7 7.0-22.1 *** *** *** 21 13.0 7.6-21.3 73 38.8 29.3-49.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 101 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 108 *** *** *** 24 23.5 15.0-34.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 171 *** *** *** 41 30.0 21.4-40.3 23 12.0 7.2-19.4 81 33.8 25.1-43.7
No 302 60 23.4 17.2-30.8 79 31.8 25.1-39.4 31 9.5 6.0-14.9 132 35.3 28.8-42.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 410 76 25.8 19.9-32.8 106 30.6 24.9-37.0 44 8.7 5.9-12.6 184 34.8 29.1-41.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 337 61 23.6 17.6-30.8 94 32.7 26.4-39.7 35 9.9 6.5-14.8 147 33.9 27.9-40.4
No 137 *** *** *** *** *** *** 19 12.0 6.7-20.6 *** *** ***

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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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