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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

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
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 909 140 16.8 13.7-20.3 237 28.0 24.2-32.1 87 9.9 7.6-12.9 445 45.4 41.2-49.6
Region 3 539 80 16.2 12.7-20.6 156 31.4 26.5-36.7 64 11.6 8.8-15.1 239 40.8 35.7-46.1
Region 4 976 167 20.0 17.0-23.3 291 31.6 28.1-35.3 104 10.6 8.5-13.0 414 37.9 34.5-41.4
Region 5 703 127 19.6 16.4-23.3 189 29.1 25.3-33.3 81 12.0 9.5-15.1 306 39.2 35.1-43.5
Region 6 427 90 25.4 20.6-30.8 126 31.5 26.4-37.1 41 8.4 5.9-11.8 170 34.7 29.8-39.9
Region 7 761 124 18.3 15.3-21.8 211 28.2 24.7-32.1 95 13.1 10.5-16.1 331 40.4 36.5-44.3
Region 8 543 124 25.5 21.3-30.2 133 27.3 23.0-32.2 48 7.3 5.4- 9.9 238 39.8 35.2-44.7
Region 9 & 10 793 146 22.7 18.9-27.1 197 30.5 25.8-35.6 67 8.1 6.1-10.8 383 38.6 34.4-43.1
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 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
Piedmont 2,815 472 19.1 17.4-20.9 789 29.3 27.3-31.4 321 11.7 10.4-13.1 1,233 39.9 37.9-42.1
Western NC 1,016 148 15.8 12.9-19.1 275 30.3 26.6-34.4 100 10.3 8.1-13.1 493 43.6 39.6-47.6
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 765 111 15.3 12.1-19.1 198 28.8 24.6-33.5 76 11.1 8.3-14.6 380 44.8 40.2-49.4
Northwest 865 138 17.4 14.5-20.8 238 29.4 25.7-33.5 100 11.1 8.9-13.7 389 42.1 38.1-46.2
Charlotte 809 139 20.5 17.2-24.2 251 32.2 28.4-36.2 81 9.9 7.7-12.6 338 37.4 33.7-41.3
Greensboro 528 93 19.1 15.4-23.3 145 29.0 24.7-33.8 57 11.4 8.6-15.1 233 40.5 35.7-45.4
Southern Regional 510 120 25.5 21.3-30.3 151 33.0 28.3-38.2 45 7.1 5.1- 9.8 194 34.3 29.8-39.1
Southeast 310 63 24.2 18.7-30.7 70 25.4 19.7-31.9 30 8.4 5.7-12.1 147 42.1 35.8-48.6
Wake 864 147 19.4 16.5-22.7 234 27.8 24.5-31.4 105 13.1 10.7-15.9 378 39.7 36.1-43.4
Area L & Eastern 1,000 187 22.5 19.2-26.3 253 29.9 25.9-34.1 93 9.2 7.2-11.6 467 38.4 34.6-42.3

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See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

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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