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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sugar Drinks

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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 5,674 1,023 21.8 20.4-23.3 1,300 24.4 23.0-25.8 768 12.9 11.9-14.0 2,583 40.9 39.3-42.4
GENDER
Male 2,403 545 26.9 24.7-29.2 591 25.5 23.4-27.7 309 12.3 10.8-14.1 958 35.3 33.1-37.6
Female 3,271 478 17.2 15.6-19.0 709 23.4 21.6-25.3 459 13.5 12.1-15.0 1,625 45.9 43.8-48.0
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,851 651 21.0 19.3-22.8 731 20.5 18.9-22.1 524 13.2 11.9-14.6 1,945 45.3 43.4-47.2
Non-Hispanic Black 1,092 211 21.5 18.6-24.8 343 32.5 29.2-36.0 166 14.3 11.9-17.1 372 31.6 28.4-35.1
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 79 *** *** *** 17 18.0 10.6-28.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 176 29 18.2 12.1-26.5 43 28.7 20.0-39.4 29 15.1 9.9-22.4 75 38.0 29.5-47.2
Hispanic 410 93 27.6 22.5-33.3 151 37.3 31.9-43.0 34 6.4 4.4- 9.2 132 28.7 23.9-34.1
AGE
18-34 915 223 26.7 23.4-30.2 335 36.0 32.5-39.7 104 10.8 8.6-13.5 253 26.6 23.4-30.0
35-44 790 187 26.1 22.5-30.1 208 24.5 21.2-28.1 102 12.7 10.2-15.6 293 36.7 32.9-40.6
45-54 1,003 211 23.5 20.5-26.9 224 22.7 19.8-25.9 164 15.2 12.9-17.9 404 38.5 35.1-42.0
55-64 1,202 197 18.3 15.8-21.2 220 17.3 14.9-19.9 153 13.6 11.3-16.4 632 50.7 47.4-54.1
65-74 1,025 113 13.8 11.0-17.1 182 18.0 15.3-21.0 154 13.5 11.3-16.0 576 54.7 50.9-58.5
75+ 670 79 14.6 11.3-18.7 114 16.0 13.1-19.5 84 13.2 10.2-16.9 393 56.1 51.5-60.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 609 192 35.3 30.7-40.2 145 21.8 18.2-25.9 58 10.7 7.6-14.8 214 32.2 27.9-36.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,558 371 27.7 25.0-30.7 382 26.6 24.0-29.5 181 11.2 9.5-13.2 624 34.4 31.7-37.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,583 281 19.5 17.2-22.0 368 25.4 22.9-28.2 213 13.1 11.3-15.2 721 42.0 39.1-44.9
College Graduate 1,903 173 9.7 8.3-11.4 403 22.4 20.3-24.7 314 16.1 14.3-18.1 1,013 51.8 49.1-54.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 526 131 28.2 23.6-33.4 117 22.0 18.0-26.7 73 12.9 9.8-16.9 205 36.8 31.8-42.1
$15,000- 24,999 942 223 29.2 25.5-33.3 254 26.4 23.2-29.9 101 10.6 8.3-13.5 364 33.7 30.2-37.4
$25,000- 34,999 495 99 23.2 18.7-28.4 130 27.9 22.9-33.4 52 9.0 6.6-12.2 214 40.0 34.8-45.4
$35,000- 49,999 646 117 23.2 19.2-27.9 148 25.3 21.2-30.0 93 13.2 10.5-16.4 288 38.2 33.8-42.8
$50,000-74,999 719 115 18.0 14.6-21.9 197 28.4 24.5-32.7 94 13.3 10.3-17.1 313 40.3 35.9-44.8
$75,000+ 1,213 134 13.2 10.9-15.8 216 20.0 17.4-23.0 207 16.7 14.4-19.2 656 50.1 46.8-53.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,560 295 22.3 19.7-25.2 294 19.4 17.1-21.9 215 13.1 11.2-15.3 756 45.1 42.1-48.2
No 4,094 725 21.7 20.0-23.4 1,003 26.1 24.4-27.8 549 12.8 11.6-14.2 1,817 39.4 37.7-41.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 749 117 17.7 14.5-21.5 171 24.7 21.1-28.8 116 14.5 11.8-17.6 345 43.1 38.9-47.4
Non-Veteran 4,908 902 22.4 20.9-23.9 1,123 24.3 22.8-25.9 649 12.7 11.6-13.9 2,234 40.6 39.0-42.3
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,607 226 16.6 14.4-19.0 377 25.2 22.8-27.8 257 15.6 13.6-17.8 747 42.6 39.8-45.4
Regional City or Suburban 1,251 220 20.9 18.3-23.8 293 25.5 22.6-28.6 163 12.2 10.2-14.4 575 41.4 38.3-44.7
Rural 2,816 577 26.1 23.9-28.5 630 23.2 21.3-25.3 348 11.4 10.0-13.0 1,261 39.3 37.0-41.5

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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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