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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Sugar Drinks

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%)
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
-Western NC 474 109 32.0 26.1-38.5 105 23.7 18.9-29.3 58 10.6 7.5-14.7 202 33.7 28.4-39.4
GENDER
Male 192 49 35.9 27.1-45.8 52 27.5 20.1-36.4 *** *** *** 74 30.1 22.8-38.6
Female 282 60 28.2 20.8-36.9 53 20.0 14.4-27.0 41 14.6 9.8-21.2 128 37.2 30.2-44.9
RACE
White 426 100 32.8 26.6-39.7 92 22.4 17.6-28.1 51 11.1 7.8-15.6 183 33.7 28.2-39.6
Other minorities 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 125 *** *** *** 32 23.5 15.8-33.3 *** *** *** 37 27.7 18.9-38.6
55-64 110 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 108 16 15.2 8.2-26.3 27 23.2 15.0-34.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 80 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 150 *** *** *** 41 27.9 19.3-38.4 18 10.2 5.7-17.6 50 30.5 22.0-40.6
Some Post-H.S. 111 *** *** *** 26 22.3 14.1-33.5 *** *** *** 45 30.9 21.8-41.7
College Graduate 147 *** *** *** 29 24.2 16.3-34.4 20 10.2 5.7-17.6 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 77 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 101 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 109 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 173 *** *** *** 39 25.2 17.1-35.4 *** *** *** 78 33.7 25.3-43.4
No 300 68 30.1 23.2-38.1 66 23.2 17.4-30.1 42 12.9 8.7-18.7 124 33.9 27.4-41.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 413 101 34.3 27.9-41.4 86 23.0 18.0-28.8 52 10.9 7.6-15.4 174 31.8 26.5-37.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 336 88 32.5 25.8-39.9 76 23.8 18.4-30.3 37 9.7 6.4-14.3 135 34.1 28.0-40.7
No 138 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 67 32.2 23.1-42.9

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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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