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2019 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

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
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 325 53 19.8 14.5-26.3 72 21.9 17.2-27.4 33 8.4 5.7-12.1 167 50.0 43.4-56.5
Region 3 297 47 20.4 14.7-27.5 76 27.1 21.5-33.6 28 9.4 6.2-14.1 146 43.1 36.4-50.1
Region 4 576 122 22.5 18.7-26.8 140 28.0 23.8-32.7 56 9.3 6.9-12.3 258 40.2 35.7-44.8
Region 5 448 74 18.6 14.7-23.2 137 32.6 27.6-38.0 47 10.1 7.5-13.6 190 38.7 33.7-43.9
Region 6 312 73 24.9 19.7-30.9 81 24.7 19.7-30.5 33 10.8 7.5-15.3 125 39.6 33.6-46.0
Region 7 501 85 19.6 15.6-24.2 133 28.2 23.7-33.1 60 12.0 9.1-15.6 223 40.3 35.6-45.2
Region 8 394 92 24.6 19.5-30.5 100 29.7 24.1-35.9 41 9.2 6.4-13.0 161 36.6 31.1-42.4
Region 9 & 10 291 50 22.3 16.6-29.1 94 34.0 27.8-40.8 28 8.2 5.4-12.1 119 35.6 29.6-42.0
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,050 219 24.0 20.8-27.6 300 30.2 26.9-33.8 106 9.1 7.3-11.4 425 36.6 33.2-40.1
Piedmont 1,664 309 20.4 18.2-22.8 433 28.8 26.2-31.5 178 10.4 8.8-12.1 744 40.4 37.7-43.1
Western NC 430 68 19.4 14.8-25.1 100 23.0 18.7-27.9 42 8.5 6.0-11.9 220 49.1 43.3-54.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 260 42 19.7 13.6-27.7 60 22.4 17.1-28.7 29 9.6 6.3-14.5 129 48.3 40.8-55.8
Northwest 510 96 23.0 18.6-28.1 121 24.8 20.6-29.5 45 8.3 6.0-11.4 248 44.0 38.9-49.2
Charlotte 435 86 20.8 16.7-25.7 108 28.8 24.0-34.2 43 9.2 6.6-12.8 198 41.1 36.0-46.4
Greensboro 341 60 20.5 15.8-26.2 107 34.1 28.3-40.5 38 10.1 7.2-14.1 136 35.3 29.7-41.2
Southern Regional 418 98 23.9 19.2-29.3 111 27.8 22.9-33.3 49 11.0 8.1-14.8 160 37.2 32.0-42.8
Southeast 188 43 26.9 19.9-35.2 43 23.5 17.0-31.6 17 9.1 5.5-14.8 85 40.5 32.7-48.8
Wake 553 93 19.0 15.2-23.4 146 27.9 23.7-32.5 60 11.0 8.4-14.3 254 42.2 37.6-46.9
Area L & Eastern 439 78 21.6 17.1-27.0 137 33.4 28.1-39.1 45 10.2 7.1-14.2 179 34.8 29.9-40.2
NC MEDICAID MANAGED CARE REGIONS
Region 1 405 77 22.8 17.8-28.8 94 24.2 19.5-29.5 35 6.8 4.7- 9.8 199 46.2 40.4-52.1
Region 2 391 70 22.0 17.0-28.0 91 24.1 19.3-29.7 40 11.1 7.7-15.6 190 42.8 36.9-48.9
Region 3 402 75 19.2 15.0-24.1 103 28.5 23.5-34.0 42 9.6 6.9-13.4 182 42.7 37.4-48.3
Region 4 420 72 19.4 15.3-24.3 131 33.7 28.4-39.3 44 10.0 7.2-13.5 173 36.9 31.9-42.3
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
Region 6 355 51 16.4 12.4-21.5 93 27.2 21.8-33.3 47 13.5 9.8-18.3 164 42.9 36.9-49.1

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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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