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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 2,386 491 23.6 21.5-25.9 696 31.3 29.1-33.7 234 9.3 8.0-10.7 965 35.7 33.5-38.1
Female 3,265 507 16.9 15.3-18.5 844 28.3 26.3-30.3 353 11.7 10.3-13.1 1,561 43.2 41.1-45.3
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,843 627 18.9 17.4-20.6 962 27.6 25.8-29.5 400 10.6 9.5-11.9 1,854 42.8 40.9-44.7
Non-Hispanic Black 1,083 227 23.0 20.0-26.2 369 35.2 31.7-38.9 133 12.9 10.5-15.7 354 29.0 25.9-32.3
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 80 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 173 32 17.8 11.7-26.1 46 26.8 19.6-35.5 13 7.3 3.8-13.6 82 48.1 38.5-57.9
Hispanic 407 80 22.5 17.9-27.8 134 37.2 31.6-43.1 31 6.4 4.3- 9.5 162 33.9 28.9-39.4
AGE
18-34 904 237 27.5 24.2-31.0 346 40.0 36.3-43.8 98 10.0 8.1-12.4 223 22.5 19.5-25.7
35-44 788 147 19.3 16.2-22.7 272 35.0 31.1-39.0 85 10.1 8.0-12.6 284 35.7 31.9-39.6
45-54 997 178 18.9 16.3-21.9 287 28.5 25.4-31.9 117 12.3 10.0-15.0 415 40.2 36.8-43.8
55-64 1,196 203 17.7 15.2-20.4 281 22.9 20.2-25.9 119 11.1 9.0-13.7 593 48.2 44.9-51.6
65-74 1,023 125 13.6 11.2-16.5 221 21.2 18.3-24.4 106 10.1 8.1-12.5 571 55.1 51.3-58.8
75+ 676 94 15.8 12.5-19.7 121 18.8 15.4-22.7 54 8.8 6.5-11.7 407 56.7 52.1-61.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 603 142 25.1 21.1-29.6 154 29.4 24.8-34.4 50 7.8 5.6-10.8 257 37.7 33.2-42.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,543 362 25.7 23.1-28.5 409 29.7 27.0-32.7 154 9.6 8.0-11.5 618 35.0 32.2-37.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,586 306 21.0 18.7-23.6 448 29.8 27.1-32.6 161 10.9 9.2-12.9 671 38.3 35.5-41.1
College Graduate 1,897 182 9.2 7.9-10.8 529 30.3 27.9-32.8 219 12.8 11.1-14.7 967 47.7 45.1-50.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 522 116 22.6 18.4-27.4 144 30.0 25.2-35.3 52 11.9 8.6-16.4 210 35.5 30.7-40.5
$15,000- 24,999 940 222 25.4 22.1-29.0 254 30.5 26.8-34.5 91 9.5 7.4-12.0 373 34.6 31.1-38.4
$25,000- 34,999 493 101 22.7 18.4-27.7 136 29.2 24.5-34.5 51 9.0 6.6-12.3 205 39.0 33.7-44.6
$35,000- 49,999 644 123 23.3 19.2-27.9 184 29.7 25.6-34.2 74 10.4 7.9-13.5 263 36.6 32.2-41.3
$50,000-74,999 716 106 18.0 14.6-22.0 232 34.4 30.0-39.1 68 10.0 7.7-13.0 310 37.5 33.3-41.9
$75,000+ 1,211 130 12.3 10.2-14.8 312 28.1 25.1-31.3 148 13.3 11.2-15.7 621 46.4 43.1-49.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,561 265 18.4 16.2-21.0 363 25.3 22.7-28.2 169 10.9 9.1-12.9 764 45.4 42.3-48.4
No 4,070 730 20.6 19.1-22.3 1,171 31.1 29.4-33.0 416 10.4 9.4-11.6 1,753 37.8 36.0-39.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 742 119 18.9 15.6-22.8 195 28.2 24.4-32.3 75 10.2 7.9-13.2 353 42.7 38.5-46.9
Non-Veteran 4,893 873 20.2 18.8-21.7 1,345 30.0 28.4-31.7 510 10.6 9.6-11.7 2,165 39.2 37.5-40.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,602 240 17.1 14.9-19.5 454 29.2 26.6-31.9 192 12.9 11.1-15.0 716 40.9 38.1-43.7
Regional City or Suburban 1,247 201 18.1 15.6-20.8 356 31.1 28.1-34.3 130 10.3 8.6-12.5 560 40.5 37.3-43.7
Rural 2,802 557 23.4 21.4-25.6 730 29.4 27.1-31.7 265 8.9 7.7-10.3 1,250 38.3 36.1-40.6

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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.

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