2017 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 & 5 Demographics

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)?
Do not include 100% fruit juice, diet drinks, or artificially sweetened drinks.

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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%)
North Carolina 3,866 699 20.5 18.8-22.4 1,097 30.4 28.5-32.5 412 10.2 9.0-11.5 1,658 38.8 36.8-40.9
Region 3 & 5 742 127 19.3 15.9-23.1 213 30.1 26.2-34.3 70 9.5 7.2-12.4 332 41.1 36.9-45.4
GENDER
Male 312 51 19.4 14.5-25.5 92 31.7 25.8-38.2 37 11.4 7.8-16.3 132 37.5 31.4-44.0
Female 430 76 19.2 14.8-24.4 121 28.6 23.7-34.1 33 7.8 5.2-11.5 200 44.5 38.8-50.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 517 88 18.9 15.1-23.4 131 28.0 23.5-33.0 46 9.4 6.8-13.0 252 43.6 38.7-48.7
Non-Hispanic Black 139 25 21.2 13.2-32.2 59 36.8 27.6-47.1 14 11.2 6.0-20.0 41 30.7 21.5-41.8
Other 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 228 50 21.7 15.9-28.7 82 38.1 30.9-45.9 26 10.5 6.6-16.2 70 29.7 23.3-37.1
45-64 284 44 16.9 12.3-22.7 76 26.1 20.7-32.3 24 8.9 5.7-13.7 140 48.1 41.4-54.9
65+ 226 33 19.7 13.7-27.6 54 23.7 17.5-31.1 19 8.9 5.3-14.5 120 47.7 39.9-55.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 256 57 23.7 18.0-30.5 70 26.2 20.3-33.1 16 7.1 4.1-12.1 113 43.0 35.9-50.5
Some College + 486 70 16.3 12.5-21.1 143 32.7 27.8-38.1 54 11.1 8.2-15.0 219 39.8 34.8-45.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 335 68 23.5 18.2-29.6 98 29.7 24.0-36.0 31 9.6 6.4-14.4 138 37.2 31.2-43.6
$50,000+ 295 42 15.4 10.7-21.6 82 30.1 24.2-36.8 34 11.6 7.9-16.7 137 42.9 36.4-49.7

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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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