2017 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sugar Sweetened Beverages

During the past 30 days, how often do you drink regular soda or pop that contains sugar?
Do not include diet soda or diet pop.

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  Total
Respond.^
1 or more times per day 1-6 times per week Less than once a week Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,870 817 23.5 21.7-25.4 953 26.6 24.7-28.6 544 12.8 11.5-14.2 1,556 37.1 35.2-39.2
GENDER
Male 1,686 404 27.1 24.3-30.2 436 27.1 24.4-29.9 236 12.1 10.4-14.1 610 33.6 30.8-36.6
Female 2,184 413 20.2 18.0-22.7 517 26.1 23.5-28.9 308 13.4 11.6-15.4 946 40.3 37.5-43.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 3,373 651 21.3 19.4-23.3 814 26.3 24.3-28.4 481 13.2 11.8-14.7 1,427 39.2 37.0-41.4
No 484 161 34.7 29.3-40.5 137 28.3 23.4-33.9 62 10.6 7.8-14.2 124 26.3 21.5-31.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,053 214 25.8 22.2-29.9 231 23.7 20.1-27.7 141 12.2 9.9-15.0 467 38.2 34.5-42.2
Overweight 1,287 276 22.3 19.3-25.7 304 25.9 22.7-29.4 183 13.1 11.0-15.6 524 38.6 35.1-42.2
Obese 1,217 272 23.8 20.8-27.2 320 28.2 24.9-31.8 183 13.9 11.6-16.5 442 34.1 30.7-37.6
Current Smoker
Yes 636 239 39.9 34.9-45.1 150 25.9 21.4-30.9 56 6.7 4.7- 9.6 191 27.5 23.3-32.2
No 3,220 577 19.9 18.1-22.0 797 26.6 24.6-28.8 487 14.2 12.7-15.8 1,359 39.2 37.0-41.5
History of CVD**
Yes 473 125 28.4 22.9-34.6 84 17.6 13.5-22.8 60 11.8 8.6-16.1 204 42.1 36.1-48.4
No 3,366 684 23.0 21.1-25.0 867 27.7 25.7-29.9 478 12.9 11.6-14.4 1,337 36.4 34.3-38.5
Binge Drinker
Yes 418 96 26.8 21.3-33.0 104 24.5 19.7-29.9 64 13.9 10.4-18.3 154 34.9 29.4-40.7
No 3,281 683 22.7 20.8-24.7 802 26.8 24.7-29.0 466 13.1 11.7-14.6 1,330 37.4 35.3-39.7
Heavy Drinker
Yes 192 44 28.2 20.2-38.0 32 15.1 9.8-22.6 23 9.6 5.9-15.2 93 47.1 37.9-56.5
No 3,493 730 22.7 20.8-24.6 870 27.0 25.0-29.2 505 13.5 12.1-15.0 1,388 36.8 34.7-38.9
COPD
Yes 385 118 31.1 25.1-37.7 83 21.2 16.2-27.3 46 8.7 6.1-12.2 138 39.0 32.6-45.9
No 3,465 691 22.6 20.7-24.6 870 27.4 25.3-29.5 493 13.2 11.8-14.7 1,411 36.9 34.8-39.0
Current Asthma
Yes 363 87 24.5 19.2-30.8 95 33.3 27.0-40.2 47 10.2 6.9-14.8 134 32.0 26.2-38.4
No 3,485 724 23.2 21.3-25.2 856 26.1 24.1-28.2 490 13.0 11.7-14.5 1,415 37.7 35.6-39.8
Diabetes
Yes 577 90 15.4 11.7-19.9 103 19.9 15.8-24.7 73 11.6 8.8-15.3 311 53.1 47.6-58.5
No 3,289 728 24.7 22.7-26.9 850 27.6 25.5-29.8 470 12.9 11.6-14.5 1,241 34.7 32.6-36.9
Functional Disability
Yes 1,317 332 27.7 24.4-31.2 306 26.0 22.7-29.6 189 11.0 9.1-13.2 490 35.3 31.9-38.9
No 2,533 481 21.6 19.4-23.9 643 26.9 24.6-29.4 353 13.5 11.9-15.3 1,056 38.0 35.6-40.5
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,325 297 23.2 20.2-26.6 293 23.3 20.3-26.6 173 11.1 9.2-13.4 562 42.3 38.7-46.0
No 2,546 521 23.6 21.4-26.0 661 28.0 25.7-30.5 371 13.5 11.9-15.2 993 34.9 32.6-37.3

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**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

†Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2017 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2017 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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