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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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)?

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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 5,651 998 20.1 18.8-21.4 1,540 29.7 28.2-31.3 587 10.5 9.6-11.6 2,526 39.7 38.1-41.2
-Eastern 1,820 378 24.4 22.0-27.1 476 30.3 27.5-33.1 166 8.2 6.9- 9.8 800 37.1 34.4-39.8
GENDER
Male 767 188 28.4 24.6-32.6 219 33.2 29.1-37.6 66 7.0 5.3- 9.2 294 31.4 27.7-35.3
Female 1,053 190 20.6 17.6-23.9 257 27.5 24.0-31.3 100 9.4 7.5-11.8 506 42.6 38.9-46.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,127 222 24.7 21.5-28.2 252 27.2 23.8-30.8 100 8.3 6.6-10.4 553 39.8 36.4-43.3
Non-Hispanic Black 475 104 24.0 19.6-29.1 169 37.7 32.3-43.5 52 9.1 6.6-12.4 150 29.2 24.4-34.5
Other 193 48 25.0 18.5-32.9 51 31.7 24.0-40.7 *** *** *** 81 36.7 29.2-44.9
AGE
18-34 280 75 26.5 21.1-32.7 113 45.1 38.5-52.0 22 6.8 4.3-10.6 70 21.6 16.8-27.2
35-44 239 67 31.5 24.7-39.2 76 31.2 24.6-38.6 18 5.2 3.1- 8.5 78 32.1 25.7-39.4
45-54 311 72 26.8 21.3-33.1 86 26.9 21.6-33.0 37 10.5 7.3-14.8 116 35.8 29.9-42.2
55-64 429 80 22.2 17.6-27.6 96 20.8 16.7-25.6 39 9.9 7.0-14.0 214 47.0 41.5-52.6
65-74 321 41 14.2 10.1-19.7 65 22.8 17.6-29.0 31 8.7 5.9-12.6 184 54.3 47.7-60.7
75+ 222 39 20.3 14.4-27.7 37 18.0 12.6-25.1 17 9.5 5.4-16.2 129 52.2 44.1-60.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 207 56 29.2 22.2-37.3 47 27.9 20.4-37.1 *** *** *** 89 36.4 29.0-44.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 561 148 28.0 23.6-32.9 145 30.4 25.7-35.5 53 7.7 5.5-10.5 215 33.9 29.4-38.8
Some Post-H.S. 556 118 26.1 21.7-30.9 152 31.8 27.1-36.9 45 7.4 5.3-10.2 241 34.7 30.4-39.3
College Graduate 494 54 10.8 8.0-14.4 132 29.5 24.8-34.7 53 12.3 9.2-16.3 255 47.4 42.2-52.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 185 51 28.5 21.0-37.3 49 25.1 18.4-33.2 *** *** *** 71 38.3 30.0-47.3
$15,000- 24,999 325 77 26.7 21.1-33.3 92 34.1 27.3-41.6 30 7.8 5.1-11.9 126 31.4 25.7-37.6
$25,000- 34,999 152 35 25.4 17.5-35.4 37 32.4 23.2-43.1 22 11.1 6.9-17.6 58 31.1 23.2-40.2
$35,000- 49,999 206 47 28.1 20.9-36.7 53 32.8 24.8-41.9 19 6.9 4.0-11.5 87 32.2 25.3-40.0
$50,000- 74,999 234 39 22.6 16.1-30.6 80 35.6 28.2-43.9 21 8.3 5.1-13.2 94 33.5 26.7-41.2
$75,000+ 346 51 18.6 14.0-24.5 76 25.3 20.0-31.5 32 9.3 6.4-13.4 187 46.7 40.6-52.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 569 110 22.8 18.7-27.6 128 26.7 22.2-31.8 66 10.4 7.8-13.6 265 40.1 35.4-45.1
No 1,243 266 25.0 22.0-28.2 346 31.7 28.4-35.2 99 7.3 5.8- 9.2 532 35.9 32.8-39.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 289 55 22.6 17.1-29.2 87 33.4 27.0-40.4 27 7.7 5.0-11.6 120 36.3 30.2-42.9
Non-Veteran 1,527 320 24.6 21.9-27.6 389 29.8 26.8-33.0 139 8.3 6.9-10.1 679 37.2 34.3-40.2
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 133 21 17.4 10.8-26.8 28 24.2 16.4-34.2 13 10.9 6.2-18.4 71 47.5 37.8-57.4
Regional City or Suburban 246 40 18.7 13.4-25.4 88 40.5 33.3-48.2 22 8.5 5.2-13.7 96 32.3 26.1-39.2
Rural 1,441 317 26.2 23.3-29.3 360 28.8 25.7-32.1 131 7.9 6.5- 9.7 633 37.0 34.1-40.1

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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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