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2019 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid Region 5

Sugar Sweetened Beverages

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 3,144 596 21.3 19.6-23.2 833 28.2 26.4-30.2 326 9.7 8.6-10.9 1,389 40.8 38.8-42.8
Medicaid Region 5 409 97 22.8 18.3-28.0 104 23.2 18.9-28.2 48 11.9 8.6-16.3 160 42.1 36.4-48.0
GENDER
Male 147 33 19.2 12.9-27.7 41 26.4 19.0-35.4 16 11.2 6.8-18.1 57 43.2 33.8-53.0
Female 262 64 25.5 19.6-32.4 63 20.8 15.9-26.7 32 12.5 8.1-18.7 103 41.2 34.2-48.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 176 39 20.2 14.4-27.6 33 16.6 11.4-23.4 20 13.0 8.2-20.0 84 50.2 42.0-58.5
Non-Hispanic Black 122 27 25.6 17.4-36.0 44 38.7 29.1-49.4 15 10.0 5.6-17.3 36 25.7 17.9-35.4
Other 111 31 27.6 19.1-38.1 27 23.0 15.5-32.7 13 11.0 6.0-19.4 *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 136 45 31.7 23.2-41.5 38 27.1 19.3-36.5 14 7.8 4.2-13.8 39 33.5 24.4-44.1
45-64 144 28 20.1 13.5-28.9 40 25.6 18.3-34.5 16 10.8 6.3-17.7 60 43.5 34.2-53.3
65+ 124 24 14.8 9.2-23.1 26 16.1 10.3-24.3 15 14.7 8.0-25.3 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 178 49 25.6 18.8-33.8 43 24.8 18.1-33.1 17 8.8 4.9-15.4 69 40.7 32.4-49.6
Some Post-H.S. 127 31 22.6 15.3-32.2 33 22.1 15.1-31.1 17 15.1 9.0-24.2 46 40.2 30.4-50.9
College Graduate 102 17 17.8 10.7-28.0 28 23.3 15.5-33.4 14 14.3 8.1-24.0 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 190 53 29.4 21.9-38.1 48 23.5 17.2-31.2 21 8.9 5.4-14.4 68 38.2 29.9-47.2
$50,000+ 118 22 18.8 12.1-28.1 33 26.0 18.0-36.0 14 12.2 7.1-20.3 49 42.9 33.1-53.3
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 101 22 16.2 10.0-25.3 23 19.2 11.9-29.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2019 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2019 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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